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Past Speaking Gigs

CHANGING THE WORLD ONE MIND AT A TIME

ASCD Educational Leadership - Beyond Effective: Making Great Teachers Awesome with Connie Hamilton - MD - Nov. 2019

What Great Educators Do Differently - Using Tech to Enhance Student Achievement and Alternative Assessment for Better Student Learning - Manassas Park, VA - August 2019

National School Transformation Conference - Workshop speaker - Thinking Routines and Alternative Assessment - Palm Springs, CA - July 2019

NNSTOY - Keynote Speaker - A Recovering Perfectionist's Journey to Give Up Grades -Orlando, FL - July 2019

ASCD Empower 19 - Workshop speaker - Teaching Students to Self-Assess and more - Chicago, IL - March 2019

ECET2 Metro - Workshop speaker - Could you teach without grades? - New Jersey - February 2019

Teacher-Powered Schools - Panel Session Facilitator - Boston, MA - December 2018

PKETA Conference - Keynote - Using Technology for Language Learning - South Korea - November 2018

MENA Teacher Summit - Teaching Students to Self-Assess and Peer Feedback in the classroom - Dubai, United Arabs Emirates - October 2018

ASCD Empower 18 - Teaching Students to Self-Assess, Boston, MA - March 2018

Learning and the Brain - Could you Give up Grades? Boston, MA - Nov. 2017

Peel School District - Going Gradeless - Ontario, Canada  - October 2017

Charlotte Schools, North Carolina - Keynote - July 2017

ASCD Empower 17 - Hacking Homework with Connie Hamilton - Anaheim, CA - March 2017

MASSCUE - Keynote - March 2017 

BLC16 –  Putting Students in the Front and Eliminate Grade -Boston, MA -July 20-22, 2016 –

EDxED, Hudson High School of Learning – Getting Rid of Grades, NY, NY - June 9, 2016

TEDxYouth@BHS – Burlington, NH - April 30, 2016

Connected Educators Long Island, Farmingdale, NY -April 9, 2016

Keynote for the Long Island National Board Summit, Adelphi University – bringing teacher leadership outside the classroom -Feb. 4, 2016

NYSASCD – Getting Rid of Grades for Optimal Student Learning -November 3, 2015

Edscape – Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge NJ – Oct 17, 2015 – Connected Educator Panel

EdcampLI -Jericho, NY – October 3, 2015 – How to Throw Out Grades with Don Gately

ISTE in Philadelphia, PA  – Poster Session on Digital Storytelling and Corwin Connected Educators Authors’ panel – Blogging for Educators – June 30-July 1, 2015

Bronx Ed Conference at Lehman College – Teachers Throwing Out Grades -June 4, 2015

Datacation Expo – Rethinking traditional grading -May 14, 2015

Long Island Connected Educators Summit– presented with Donald Gately on Teachers Throwing Out Grades -March 28, 2015

NBTC  Teacher Leadership Conference at Adelphi University – Use Social Media to Tell Your Story -January 30, 2015

Baruch’s High School Journalism Collaborative – December 2014

JEA/NSPA Fall Conference – November 2014 -Twitter for Collaboration and photojournalism for CJE Certification

EdscapeBrad Currie and I - Ed Perspectives, our On-Air Google Show about teacher and administrator perspectives on issues like testing, teacher evaluations and achievement. October 18, 2014

Speaking engagement at the Edison Township Schools with Dave Burgess in NJ – October 11, 2014

#COLchat Call to Action – July 29, 2014

Connected Educators Long Island #CELI14 – April 5, 2014

Building Learning Communities 2013 – Boston – July 2013

JEA/NSPA Spring Conference – San Francisco – April 2013

JEA/NSPA Fall Convention – Minneapolis – November 2011

Long Island University’s “Our Mutual Estate” conference – May 2011

JEA/NSPA Spring Convention – Anaheim – April 2011

JEA/NSPA Fall Convention – Kansas City – November 2010

JEA/NSPA Spring Convention – Portland – April 2010

JEA/NSPA Fall Conference – Washington DC – November 2009

NCTE Convention – Indianapolis – November 2004

NCTE Convention -San Francisco – November 2003

Webinars

Changing Our Relationship with Grades - Tech Tools for the Classroom via FreshGrade -  9/11/19

Building a Culture of Reflection - The Core Collaborative - July 18, 2019

The Power of Questioning – NEISTE – May 17, 2016

Edchat Interactive – – December 17, 2015 - Hacking Assessment

ASCD webinar about Teaching students to self-assess – November 19, 2015

Wiz IQ: Teaching Students to Reflect on Personal Learning

Teachers Leading Teachers Conference – Throw out grades for better student learning – July 20, 2015

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