2023 Presentations

May 30-June 1

Presentation at Teacher Leader Summit, Louisiana Department of Education, New Orleans

April 18-21

Keynote speaker on “Asian and Pacific Islander Research Interest Group emerges as an effective hub for research and networking” at National Association for research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual Conference, Chicago

February 10, 2023

Keynote speaker at University of Nevada Las Vegas STEM Educating Meet

2022 Presentations

Keynote speaker at Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony for Colleges of Arts and Humanities (Business, Education, James Madison, Music, and Social Science) at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, December 17, 2022

“Science and Language Integration With Multilingual Learners: Asset-Oriented Framing Across Research, Policy, and Practice,” presenting with Greg Borman and Theresa Ocol from the New York City Department of Education, at the National Science Teaching Association, December 14-15, 2022

“Building Knowledge by Focusing on Academic Language Development for Native English Speakers and English Learners,” panelist at the Council of Great City Schools, November 17, 2022

“Asset-Oriented Framing of Science and Language Integration with Multilingual Learners” and “Justice-Centered STEM Education to Address Pressing Societal Challenges;” speaking at CAST22 (Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching) presented by the Science Teachers Association of Texas, Dallas, November 12, 2022

“Asset-Oriented Framing of Content and Language Learning with Multilingual Learners,” presentation at New York State Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners Election Day Conference 2022, November 8, 2022

“Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners/Multilingual Learners,” featured speaker at Alaska Science Teachers Association 2022 AK STEAM Conference, Juneau, Alaska, October 15, 2022

“STEM Education with Equity for ‘A New Normal,‘” keynote speaker at Alaska Science Teachers Association 2022 AK STEAM Conference, Juneau, Alaska, October 15, 2022

“Addressing Societal Challenges Using the Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity for Justice-Centered STEM Education,’” featured speaker at Alaska Science Teachers Association 2022 AK STEAM Conference, Juneau, Alaska, October 13, 2022

“Asset-Oriented Approaches to Integrating Science and Language with All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” presenting with Theresa Ocol from the New York City Department of Education, at Council of the Great City Schools, October 11, 2022

“Crosscutting Concepts in Our Classrooms” with Jeffrey Nordine as co-editors of the book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning” at Waunakee Community School District, Wisconsin, August 30, 2022

“Justice-Centered STEM Education,” opening keynote speaker at STEAM Launch 2022 at San Diego United School District, San Diego, California, August 12, 2022

“Justice-Centered STEM Education,” presenting to K-5 teachers at STEAM Launch 2022 at San Diego United School District, San Diego, California, August 8, 2022

“Content integration in Preschool through Elementary Classrooms,” discussant on the construction and implementation of the Science and Integrated Language (SAIL) curriculum with colleagues Alison Hass, New York University, Scott Grapin, University of Miami, and Erin Rasmussen, Elizabeth (N.J.) Public Schools, for webinar series at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, July 28, 2022

“Strengthening Science Teaching Practice with CCCs,” presenting with Jeff Nordine at the 2022 NSTA National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 2022

“Developing Instructional Materials Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” guest speaker at the Professional Learning Institute for the 2022 NSTA National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 20, 2022

“Strengthening Science Teaching with Crosscutting Concepts” and “Using Crosscutting Concepts to Promote Student Equity Across Content Areas,” presentations with Jeffrey Nordine as co-editors of the book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning” at Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland, July 12, 2022

“Open Education Resources: Integrating Science and Language With Multilingual Learners in Elementary Science,” featured presentation on NYU SAIL resources; “Open Education Resources,” panel member for breakout session; both at the Building Capacity in State Science Education (BCSSE) conference organized by the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 1, 2022

“Culturally and Linguistically Responsive and Sustaining Education,” featured speaker at the Building Capacity in State Science Education (BCSSE) conference organized by the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS), Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 30, 2022

“The Role of Phenomena and Problems in Science and STEM Education: Traditional, Contemporary, and Future Approaches,” featured speaker at Oregon Science Teachers Association Professional Development, May 24, 2022

“Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners,” presenting to RBERN directors and specialists at New York State Education Department Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network, Albany, New York, with Theresa Ocol, director of New York City Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners, May 18, 2022

“Fireside Conversation with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and National Science Foundation (NSF) Leadership: Reframing STEM Education for Equity and the Role of Education Research,” moderator, Invited Speaker Session at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 25, 2022

“Beyond Stopping Hate: Cultivating Safe, Equitable and Affirming Educational Systems for Asian/Asian American Students,” discussant, Invited Speaker Session at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 23, 2022

“Disciplinary Practices with Multilingual Learners in the Content Areas: Investigating Grasp of Practice in Fifth-Grade Science,” presenting author, Roundtable Session on Language, Literacy, and Disciplinary Practice at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 23, 2022

“Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners,” presenting NYU SAIL Curriculum at New York State Board of Regents, April 11, 2022

“Asset-Oriented Framing of STEM and Language Learning with Multilingual Learners,” guest speaker with Theresa Ocol, New York City Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners, Rhode Island Honors Colloquium at The University of Rhode Island, April 5, 2022

“Developing Instructional Materials Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” presenting at the National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas, April 2, 2022

“3D@NSTA: Strengthening Science Teaching Practice with CCCs,” presenting at the National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas, April 1, 2022

“Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning,” presenting at the Press Session, National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas, March 31, 2022

“Exploring the Instructional Shifts of TEKS: A New Vision for Science/STEM,” speaker at National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas, March 30, 2022

“Elementary Preservice Teachers Learning to Support Equitable Sensemaking,” presenting at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 95th Annual International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 30, 2022

“Equity and Justice in Engineering and Science: Centering Black and Latinx culture, language and Identity,” presenting at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 95th Annual International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 28, 2022

“Teaching and Learning about COVID-19 in the Midst of the Pandemic,” presenting at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 95th Annual International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 28, 2022

“Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners,” guest speaker with Theresa Ocol, New York City Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners, at the Long Island Teacher Institute 2022 Virtual Conference, Long Island, New York, March 9, 2022

“Integrating Science and Language with All K-12 Students, including Multilingual Learners,” invited speaker at the Vermont Science Teachers Association, Middlebury College, Vermont, January 17, 2022

“Justice-Centered STEM Education,” invited speaker at the Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C., January 12, 2022

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