The Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway meeting and luncheon will take place Mon., Feb. 27 in the Rio Grande Ballroom of the Lakeway Resort and Spa. Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 10 a.m.
Margaret Kilgo has been a highly successful educational consultant conducting workshops for thousands of teachers and administrators and hundreds of school districts in Texas and the nation for 15 years. During this time she has conducted over 30,000 hours of in-depth research focusing on the relationship between national and state curriculum standards and national and state standardized assessments and holds 70 Federal ID copyrights for intellectual property rights based on her research findings.
Margaret is a member of the 5-member national standards committee led by David Coleman, a Rhodes Scholar and President or Student Achievement Partners, New York City and funded by the Melinda and Bill Gates Education Foundation to develop a new set of national anchor standards in reading and writing, grades K-12.
In March 2010 these newly developed standards, the “Common Core State Standards” (CCSS) were adopted by forty-six State Governors as the new national standards for literacy (reading and writing). Some of her research findings were included in the new national reading standards.
Mrs. Kilgo has been a consulting author for McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, New York City, for Secondary Mathematics program 2007, Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Elementary Mathematics program 2008-2009, and Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Elementary Reading program, 2009-2010.
She recently signed a contract to be a program author with McGraw-Hill Publishing Company for the writing of a new national reading program designed to implement the new national standards in reading and writing.
This enriching meeting is free and open to all Greater Lakeway residents. To make luncheon reservations or for more information about the meeting call Karen Morter 261-4489 or Linda Goodwin 263-1274 or go to www.lakewaywomensclub.com.