Presentations/Professional Development


ISTE18 Presenter: Chromebook and GSuite Accessibility For Diverse Learners

ICE18 Presenter: “Empower EL and Struggling Students With Digital Portfolios” Breakout Session

ICE18 Presenter: “PD Hack A New Way To PD” snapshot presentation.

Midwest Fall Sumit Featuring Google for Education Presenter: “Engaging All Learners”. Focus on the UDL framework and connecting to and Gsuite tools.

Presenter at D70i3 Conference: October 14, 2017. “Engaging All Leaners: A Tech UDL Mash-Up”. Learn about the UDL framework and how to leverage tools to help remove barriers for struggling students.

Google Innovator Academy Participant: August 2-August 5, 2017. Selected to join 35 participants in an intensive academy focusing on design thinking and innovation.

Chicagoland Google Education Group Leadership Summit: July 14, 2017. Joined other leaders in the Chicagoland area to plan and create opportunities for educators to innovate with technology.

Presenter at Google Accessibility Week: October 11, 2016. Co-presented with Laura Palmaro and Nneka Johnson at the Googleplex in Mountainview, CA. “How Google Products Are Transforming Learning And The Classroom”.

Google Certification Workshop: June 21, 2016 for teachers from Township High School District 113. Focus on skills and practical applications needed to complete Google level 1 and level 2 certification.

CoSN Conference Presenter: April 4th, 2016 “What Not To Do With Technology”. Co-presented with Joe Taylor and Stephen Traphagen. Focus on a new way of looking at technology in education. Technology should be used as a tool to transform learning. Frameworks for were outlined and demonstrated.

Google Accessibility Workshop: December 8th, 2015 for selected teachers from and DonorsChoose. Co-presented at the Google offices in Chicago with Google accessibility program managers.  Demonstrated the use of google apps, extensions, and add-ons in the classroom to leverage the use of technology for diverse learners.

Google Education Training: June 11th, 2015 for staff at St. Gilbert’s School in Grayslake, IL Created training materials including a GoogleSite and GoogleClassroom class for staff to use. Taught use of google apps for education within the context of engaging students and good teaching practices.

Google Education On Air: May 9th, 2015 “Flipped and Blended Learning For The Chromebook Classroom” Co-presenter with Joe Taylor

Quincy University Course Instructor through Township HS District 113: February  5,12,19,26,and March 12,2015: “Teaching In A 1:1 Chromebook Classroom

ICE2015 Presenter: February 27th,2015 “Engaging All Learners

ICE2015 Workshop Presenter: February 27th,2015 “Classroom Conundrum- Engaging All Learners In A 1:1 Environment

TechCampNS Presenter: August 14th, 2014 “So You Want To Build A Website” presented twice by popular demand “Google Apps For Special Needs Students

Township HS District 113 Workshop Co-Presenter: July 8-9 “Google Basics

Township HS District 113 Workshop Co-Presenter: June 19-20 “Engaging All Learners

Township HS District 113 Workshop Co-Presenter: June 17-18 “Google Basics

ICE2014 Conference Presenter: February 27th,2014 “Technology Tools for Special Needs and Beyond

Waukegan Google Summit Presenter: February 8th. 2014 “Classroom Management: Tips and Tricks for a Paperless Classroom” and “Google Apps For Special Needs Students

NICEMiniCon Presenter: January 25th, 2014 “Tips and Tricks with Technology in a Special Needs Classroom

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