Premier Education Programs

Professional Development Focus-Series by Jennifer Gaona

Jennifer Gaona

A well-established leader in curriculum, Mrs. Gaona is able to provide an in-depth look into the Premier Programs and how they may be adapted for both in-person and online learning.


She is a T-Tess Certified Appraiser, Certified Eduphoria Specialist, Certified Google Level 1 and Level 2 Educator and a SMART Exemplary Educator.

Who Done It? Presidential Investigation - Professional Development

WED. 02/10/2021 @ 12:00 -12:20 PM CT

  • Jennifer Gaona presents for educators the ins and outs of the "Who Done It?" Premier Program for elementary and secondary students.
  • Delivered via Facebook Live, viewers will have the chance to ask questions about how to best tailor this program to their classroom.
  • "Who Done It?" challenges students to analyze, according to their grade level, primary source quotes, images and speeches of war-time presidents.

Bush News - Professional Development

WED. 03/10/2021 @ 12:00 - 12:20 PM CT

  • Jennifer Gaona presents for educators the ins and outs of the "Bush News" Premier Program for elementary and secondary students.
  • Delivered via Facebook Live, viewers will have the chance to ask questions about how to best tailor this program to their classroom.
  • "Bush News" challenges students to look deeper into several pieces of major legislation, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Clean Air Act.

Gifts of State - Professional Development

WED. 04/14/2021 @ 12:00 - 12:20 PM CT

  • Jennifer Gaona presents for educators the ins and outs of the "Gifts of State" Premier Program for elementary and secondary students.
  • Delivered via Facebook Live, viewers will have the chance to ask questions about how to best tailor this program to their classroom.
  • "Gifts of State" challenges students, according to their grade level, to look at maps and analyze the social, economic, and political implications of state gifts.

Two Ways to Enjoy the Free Programs!

1. Watch Live

Watch the programs live and ask Jennifer Gaona questions on https://www.facebook.com/bush41library/ from 12:00 to 12:20 PM CT on WED/2/10/2021, WED/3/10/2021, and WED/4/14/2021.

2. Register for Free Recording at Connect2Texas.net

  1. Create an account.
  2. Click on the Events tab.
  3. Launch event filter.
  4. Select George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum from the list of providers.
  5. Press apply.
  6. Scroll down to the event of your choice.
  7. Press register button on the right side.


Registration help: Contact Lori Hamm-Neckar at lhamm@esc11.net or 817-740-7156

Curriculum Standards

Who Done It? A Presidential Investigation

Social Studies TEKS: K.2A, K.13A, K.14A, 1.2A, 1.2B, 1.11B, 1.12B, 1.16A, 1.16B, 2.2A, 2.8A, 2.10B, 2.15A, 3.1A, 3.9B, 3.14A, 3.14B, 4.15A, 4.15D, 4.16B, 4.19B,5.2B, 5.5A, 5.5C, 5.18A, 5.18B, 5.23A, 5.23A, 5.23B, 5.23C, 6.12A, 6.19B, 6.19C, 7.17A, 7.20B, 7.20C, 8.4B, 8.8A, 8.8D, 8.22A, 8.29A, 8.29B, US.7B, US.11A, US.23A, US.28A, US.28B, US.28C, USG.1F, USG.2A, USG.7B, USG.7G, USG.13B, USG.14C, USG.19A

Bush News

Social Studies TEKS: 4.13B, 4.15A, 4.16A, 4.16B, 4.19B, 4.19A, 4.19B, 4.19C, 5.15A, 5.15B, 5.18A, 5.18B, 5.23A, 5.23B, 5.23C, 6.18A, 6.18B, 6.19A, 6.19B, 6.19C, 7.16A, 7.17A, 7.17B, 7.20A, 7.20B, 7.20C, 8.15D, 8.19C, 8.21A, 8.29A, 8.29B, 8.29C, WH.20A, WH.21F, WH.28C, WH.28E, US.11B, US.18D, US.23A, US.28A, US.28B, US.28C, USG.1F, USG.2A, USG.2B, USG.7A, USG.7B, USG.7G, USG.19A

Gifts of State

Social Studies TEKS: K.3C, K.4A, K.13A, K.14D, 1.3B, 1.5A, 1.14A, 1.16A, 1.17D, 2.3A, 2.4A, 2.12A, 2.12B, 2.15A, 2.16F, 3.3A, 3.3B, 3.4B, 3.4C, 3.10A, 3.10B, 3.14A, 3.14C, 3.15E, 4.19A, 4.19C, 4.21D, 5.18A, 5.20B, 5.23A, 5.23C, 5.25D, 6.2B, 6.3C, 6.3D, 6.4B, 6.13A, 6.16A, 6.16C, 6.19A, 6.19C, 6.21D, WG.5A, WG.13A, WG.15A, WG.16B, WG.21A, WG.21B, WG.21D, WG.22A

National Standards

What is Government?

Values and Principles of Democracy

Other Nations and World Affairs

Roles of the Citizen

Civic Life, Politics, and Government

Foundations of the American Political System

Era 10: Contemporary United States (1968 to present)

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum