Educator of the Gifted
NHAGE sponsors the Educator of the Gifted Award which is offered through New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards (formerly know as the Ed'ies).
2012 Nicholas Green Award Winner
Linda Mandra Named 2012 Educator of the Gifted
The New Hampshire Association for Gifted Education has selected Ms. LInda Mandra as the 2012 recipient for the Gifted Educator of the Year for the State of New Hampshire. As the Enrichment Coordinator for Merrimack High School, she is recognized for her outstanding work as a teacher, coordinator and advisor of high ability children and their families. Ms. Mandra has designed a program that not only identifies and supports the needs of her students, but brings school wide enrichment opportunities that enhance the education of all. It is her work as co-advisor to the Random Acts of Kindness program, where all students' needs are recognized and honored, that she has been credited with changing the culture of her school.