Here are some of the venues where I am or have presented:

December 2018   Indiana Association for Gifted– Indianapolis, Indiana  

 “Using the STEM Design Process in Your Project-Based Learning”

 

December 2018   Ohio Association for Gifted Children Coordinator’s Workshop– Worthington, Ohio

 “The Social and Emotional Causes of Underachievement in Gifted Learners”

 

November 2018   Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Institutes – Fort Worth, Texas

“Project-Based Learning Workshop”

“Authentic Learning Strategies Workshop”

“The Myths of Gifted Children”

“Tired of SMART goals, Try Some DUMB Ones”

 

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November 2018   National Association for Gifted Children Annual Conference – Minneapolis, Minnesota

“Authentic Learning: Methods for Engaging Gifted Students in the Classroom”

“The Right Tool for the Job: Technology to Promote Curiosity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving” (co-presenting)

October 2018      Ohio Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference – Columbus, Ohio

“Authentic Learning – Methods that Engage Students in the Classroom”

 

September 2018   CSE Ohio High Schools That Work Principal and Site Coordinator Forum– Columbus, Ohio

Provided the keynote “Finding Their Carrot” about how to motivate students.

August 2018        Tri-Village Schools – New Madison, Ohio

Introduction to the book “When Smart Kids Underachieve” which staff is reading as professional development.

 

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August 2018       SENG Conference– Otterbein College, Ohio

“The Social/Emotional Causes of Underachievement”

“Using Advisory Groups and Town Hall Meetings to Meet the Social/ Emotional Needs of Gifted Students”

 

August 2018       Big Think Event – Hilliard, Ohio

“Tired of SMART Goals, Try Some DUMB Ones – The Importance of 21stCentury Skills in the Classroom” 

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July 2018           Montgomery County ESC – Dayton, Ohio

“Using Project-Based Learning in the Classroom Workshop”

 

June 2018          OAGC Summer Academy– Westerville, Ohio

 “The Use of Independent Studies in the Gifted Classroom”

 

June 2018          Educators Connect for Success Conference– Polaris, Ohio

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“Authentic Learning – Methods that Engage Students in the Classroom”

 

June 2018          Newark City Schools Workshop­– Newark, Ohio

“How to Create Performance-Based Projects in the Classroom”

 

May 2018           West Central Ohio Association for Gifted Children – Dayton, Ohio

Discussion about the book “When Smart Kids Underachieve”

 

April 2018         Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Leadership Conference– Plano, Texas

Game Changers keynote address during the Opening MasterMinds Session focusing on authentic learning and its influence on building     passion and purpose in students

“Profiles of Underachievers”

 

February 2018    Ohio Association for Gifted Children Teacher’s Academy – Columbus, Ohio

“Profiles of an Underachiever”

 “Workshop on Project-Based Learning”

 

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February 2018    Bloom-Carroll Schools Workshop – Bloom-Carroll, Ohio

“The Importance of 21stCentury Skills in the Classroom”

 

January 2018      Delaware Parent Association – Delaware, Ohio

“The Myths of Gifted Children”

 

January 2018      Pickerington Innovation Conference– Pickerington, Ohio

“Teaching Methods that Engage Students”

 

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December 2017   Ohio Association for Gifted Children Coordinator’s Workshop– Worthington

“How Project-Based Learning Lends Itself to Creativity”

 

October 2017      Ohio Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference – Columbus, Ohio

“Underachievement Amongst Gifted Students”

 

September 2017   Columbus Public Schools Workshop– Columbus, Ohio

“Using Project-Based Learning in the Classroom Workshop”

 

June 2017          OAGC Summer Academy– Westerville, Ohio

“Application of Appropriate Technologies to Support Assessment, Planning, and Delivery” 

 

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May 2017           Educators Connect for Success Conference– The Ohio State University

“Empowering Students Through the Use of Project Based Learning”

 

February 2017    Kentucky Association for Gifted Education – Lexington, Kentucky 

“Using Rubrics in the Classroom”

 

February 2017    Ohio Association for Gifted Children Teacher’s Academy – Columbus, Ohio

“Taking Standards to the Next Level Using Higher Level Questioning”

 

January 2017      Pickerington Innovation Conference– Pickerington, Ohio

“How to Ask Students Higher Level Questions”

 “Signs of Underachievement Amongst Students and Strategies for Reversing”

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October 2016      Ohio Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference – Columbus, Ohio

“Using Projects to Reach Maximum Capacity in Your Gifted Classroom”

 

March 2016        Ohio Association for Gifted Children Teacher’s Academy – Columbus, Ohio

“How to Use Student Learning Conferences in Your Gifted Classroom”

 

January 2016      Pickerington Innovation Conference– Pickerington, Ohio

“Project-Based Learning”

“Performance Assessments: Breaking the Bubble”

“Capstones for Raising the Rigor in Your Class”

 

October 2015      Ohio Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference – Columbus, Ohio

“Using Project Management to Create 21stCentury Classrooms”

 

March 2015        Ohio Association for Gifted Children Teacher’s Academy – Columbus, Ohio

“Performance-Based Assessment”

 

March 2014        Ohio Association for Gifted Children Teacher’s Academy – Columbus, Ohio

“Guiding Students to Successful Collaboration”

 

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March 2013        Ohio Association for Gifted Children Teacher’s Academy – Columbus, Ohio

“Coaching in the Classroom”

 

October 2012      Ohio Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference – Columbus, Ohio

“Using Rubrics in the Classroom”

 

October 2011      Ohio Association for Gifted Children Fall Conference– Columbus, Ohio

“Project-Based Learning in the Gifted Classroom”

 

August 2004       In-Service for Waite-Toledo Schools – Toledo, Ohio

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“Strengths Finder and Integrated Curriculum”

 

August 2004       In-Service for Toledo-Scott Schools – Toledo, Ohio

“Project-Based and Performance-Based Teaching”

 

May 2004           In-Service for Waite-Toledo Schools – Toledo, Ohio

“How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work”