Upcoming Appearances

January 22, 2021 Northern Arizona University’s Seminar Series in STEM Education; guest speaker with co-presenter Todd Campbell on “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism – Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students”
January 26, 2021 Omaha Public Schools’ Community to Classroom Connections Webinar Series; featured guest speaker on Pursuing Diversity: “The Words We Choose”
January 27, 2021 Korean Association of Science Education International Conference; keynote address on “Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including Second Language Learners”

Recent Appearances

January 31, 2020 University of Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education 2019 Colloquium Series; presentation: “Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning Across STEM and Language for All Students, Including English Learners”
February 10, 2020    Keynote address for the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers conference, Indianapolis, Indiana; presentation topic: “Integrating Science and Language with All Students, Including English Learners;” workshop topic: “Science and Language Assessment of All students, Including English Learners”
April 3, 2020 Guest speaker on “RBERNing Questions Podcast” hosted by Mid-State Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Onondaga Cortland Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Syracuse, N.Y.; topic: “Supporting ELLs in Science”
April 8, 2020 Featured speaker for Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science’s Virtual Unconference; presentation topic: “Convergences and Divergences Across Content Areas”
April 29, 2020 Speaker for Theories and Philosophies of Teaching and Learning Lecture Series at New York University’s Department of Teaching and Learning, New York, N.Y.; presentation title: “Multidisciplinary convergence teaching and learning across STEM and language for all students, including English learners”
June 17, 2020 Featured speaker for Accelerate Learning Inc./STEMscopes webinar series; presentation topic: “STEM Education for All Students, Including English Learners”

Webinar Recording
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July 13, 2020 Guest speaker for New York State Master Teachers Program Summer 2020 webinar on Leveraging Our Statewide Network to Support STEM Teaching and Learning; presentation topic: “Learning from COVID-19: Harnessing the Data and Computer Sciences to Engage K-12 Learners in Societal Issues”
July 22, 2020 Keynote speaker for National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) virtual Summer Leadership Institute; presentation topic: “Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning;” breakout session: “How to Harness the COVID-19 Pandemic to Create a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education”
July 27, 2020 Guest speaker at National Science Teaching Association virtual conference; presentation topic: “Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners”
September 29, 2020 Featured speaker at the Council of Chief State School Officers Convergences Fall 2020 Meeting of State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards; presentation topic: “Convergences and Discrepancies in Disciplinary Practices Across Content Areas with a Focus on English Learners: Using Argument and Modeling as Examples”
October 1, 2020 Keynote speaker at the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Education Quality – “Educational Access, Inclusion, and Learning in a Time of COVID-19: The Role of Technology”; presentation topic: “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism – Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students”
October 9-10, 2020 Featured speaker at the Oregon Science Teachers Association/Washington Science Teachers Association Virtual Fall Conference on Science Education; presentation topics: “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students” and “Convergences and Discrepancies Across STEM and Language for All Students, Including English Learners”
October 17, 2020 Keynote speaker at the California Science Teachers Association Virtual Science Education Conference; presentation topic: “Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including English Learners”
October 24, 2020 Keynote speaker at the inaugural online STEMteachersExpo from New York City; presentation topic: “How the NGSS Science Instructional Shifts and Language Instructional Shifts Support Each Other for English Learners”
November 5, 2020 Featured speaker at the Science Teachers Association of Texas’ Reimagined 2020 Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST); presentation topic: “Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including English Learners”
November 13, 2020 Keynote speaker at the New York State Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference; presentation topic: “ELP Standards Aligned to Content Standards: Shared Opportunities and Responsibilities”
November 13, 2020 Council of Great City Schools BIRE Conference:

General Session: “How Instructional Shifts in STEM and Language Support Each Other for English Learners,” presented with Harold Asturias

Breakout Session: “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students,” presented with Todd Campbell

November 14, 2020 Featured speaker in breakout session with Emily Kang at the New York State TESOL Conference; presentation topic: “Engaging All Students in Learning Science and Developing Language”
November 16, 2020 Co-presenter with Todd Campbell on “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students” with the Connecticut Science Teachers Association
November 18, 2020 Co-presenter with Alison Haas on “Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners” with the Oregon Science Teachers Association
December 2, 2020 Co-presenter with Todd Campbell for the Wednesday Webinar Series presented by Math for America; topic: “COVID-19 and Systemic Racism: Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education”

“COVID-19 and Systemic Racism: Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education” with co-presenter Todd Campbell, Wednesday Webinar Series presented by Math for America, December 2, 2020

“Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners” with co-presenter Alison Haas, Oregon Science Teachers Association, November 18, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students” with co-presenter Todd Campbell, Connecticut Science Teachers Association, November 16, 2020

“Engaging All Students in Learning Science and Developing Language” with co-presenter Emily Kang, New York State TESOL Conference, November 14, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students” with co-presenter Todd Campbell, Council of Great City Schools BIRE Conference General Session, November 13, 2020

“How Instructional Shifts in STEM and Language Support Each Other for English Learners” with co-presenter Harold Asturias, Council of Great City Schools BIRE Conference General Session, November 13, 2020

“ELP Standards Aligned to Content Standards: Shared Opportunities and Responsibilities,” keynote address for the New York State Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference, November 13, 2020

“Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including English Learners,” Science Teachers Association of Texas’ Reimagined 2020 Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST), November 5, 2020

“How the NGSS Science Instructional Shifts and Language Instructional Shifts Support Each Other for English Learners,” keynote address for inaugural online STEMteachersExpo from New York City, October 24, 2020

“Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including English Learners,” keynote address for the California Science Teachers Association Virtual Science Education Conference, October 17, 2020

 “Convergences and Discrepancies Across STEM and Language for All Students, Including English Learners,” Oregon Science Teachers Association/Washington Science Teachers Association Virtual Fall Conference on Science Education, October 10, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students,” Oregon Science Teachers Association/Washington Science Teachers Association Virtual Fall Conference on Science Education, October 9, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism – Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students,” keynote address for the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Education Quality: “Educational Access, Inclusion, and Learning in a Time of COVID-19: The Role of Technology,” October 1, 2020

“Convergences and Discrepancies in Disciplinary Practices Across Content Areas with a Focus on English Learners: Using Argument and Modeling as Examples,” Council of Chief State School Officers Convergences Fall 2020 Meeting of State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards, September 29, 2020

“Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners,” National Science Teaching Association virtual conference, July 27, 2020

“Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning,” keynote address for National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) virtual Summer Leadership Institute, July 22, 2020

“Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning;” presentation and breakout session on “How to Harness the COVID-19 Pandemic to Create a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education,” National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) virtual Summer Leadership Institute, July 22, 2020

“Learning from COVID-19: Harnessing the Data and Computer Sciences to Engage K-12 Learners in Societal Issues,” New York State Master Teachers Program Summer 2020 webinar on how to leverage the statewide network to support STEM teaching and learning, July 13, 2020

“STEM Education for All Students, Including English Learners,” guest speaker for Accelerate Learning Inc./STEMscopes webinar series, June 17, 2020

Webinar Recording

Presentation Deck

“Multidisciplinary convergence teaching and learning across STEM and language for all students, including English learners,” Theories and Philosophies of Teaching and Learning Lecture Series at New York University’s Department of Teaching and Learning, New York, N.Y., April 29, 2020

“Convergences and Divergences Across Content Areas,” Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science’s Virtual Unconference, April 8, 2020

“Supporting ELLs in Science,” “RBERNing Questions” podcast by Mid-State Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Onondaga Cortland Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Syracuse, N.Y., April 3, 2020

“Integrating Science and Language with All Students, Including English Learners,” keynote address for the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers conference, Indianapolis, Indiana; workshop topic: “Science and Language Assessment of All students, Including English Learners,” February 10, 2020

“Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning Across STEM and Language for All Students, Including English Learners,” University of Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education 2019 Colloquium Series, January 31, 2020