Dr. Janet Millar-Haskell
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Welcome to the world of gifted education! I have been teaching gifted and talented students at Highland Arts Elementary School since August of 2010. Previously I taught third and sixth grade at Lowell Elementary School, as well as fourth grade in the Higley School District. Before that I worked as a pediatrician for many years.
I am board certified in English as a New Language by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. I completed the Initial Teacher Certification process at ASU in 2003 and received a bilingual (Spanish) endorsement. I also have a full gifted endorsement. After graduating from Douglass College in New Jersey with a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences I attended New Jersey Medical School for my medical degree.
My husband is a programmer. We have two children, a son who graduated from ASU and law school, and a daughter who is attending ASU's Barrett Honors College to study Biomedical Engineering. Our golden retriever, Ami, is a delight as well.
I enjoy sailing, sumi e Japanese brush painting, and reading in my spare time.
Please contact me if you have any questions about the gifted program, and check out the videos and podcasts to see some of the activities we do in gifted.