Upcoming Presentations

December 15, 2021 “Next Generation Science Standards Special Issue Webinar,” with Todd Campbell at the Association of for Science Teacher Education
December 2, 2021 “Justice-Centered STEM Education to Address Pressing Societal Challenges Using the Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” speaker at Texas Instruments
November 20, 2021 “Integrating Science and Language with All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” co-presenting with Rita Januszyk at the National Science Teaching Association
November 16, 2021 “Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners,” with Gregory Borman and Theresa Ocol at the New York State SCDN Science Framework
November 4, 2021 “How COVID-19, Climate Change and Other Crises are Changing Science Instruction,” with Shiela Lee, Tricia Shelton, and Liana Loewus at the Education Writers Association
October 28, 2021 “Justice-centered STEM education,” opening keynote speaker at Minnesota Science Teachers Association 2021 Virtual Conference on ”Clear Vision for Science Education: All Students, All Standards, All Voices”
October 27, 2021 “Integrating science and language with a focus on English learners / multilingual learners,” Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association
October 26, 2021 “Articulating Multilingual STEM Teacher Needs Now,” presenter at workshop hosted by the STEMteachersNYC nonprofit organization and the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University
October 20, 2021 “Asset-Oriented Framing of Content and Language Learning with Multilingual Learners,” presenter at Alder Graduate School of Education, Redwood, California
September 16, 2021 “STEM education with Justice for All Students: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Justice,” co-presenting with Todd Campbell at STEM4Real Network’s “Un-Speaker” webinar series.
August 24, 2021 “Crosscutting Concepts: A Professional Book Study for K-12 Educators,” presenting on the book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning” published by the National Science Teaching Association
August 12, 2021 “Elementary Science Learning and Literacy Integration,” presenter for the Michigan Mathematics and Science Leadership Network and The Charles A. Dana Center at UT-Austin Zoom conference
August 10, 2021 “Learn and Lead on Twitter,” presenter at National Science Teaching Association’s Teacher Tip Tuesday web seminar
August 3, 2021 “Using phenomena to engage multilingual learners/English language learners in science learning and language development,” speaker at New York City Department of Education Division of Multilingual Learners
July 29, 2021 “Elementary Science Learning and Literacy Integration,” presenter for the Michigan Mathematics and Science Leadership Network and The Charles A. Dana Center at UT-Austin Zoom conference
July 28, 2021 “Using Phenomena to Promote Equity in Science Instruction,” breakout presentation at NSELA 2021 Virtual Summer Leadership Institute
July 8, 2021 “Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Justice for All Students: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism,” keynote address with Todd Campbell at JASON National Educators’ Virtual Conference
June 18, 2021 “STEM Education with Equity for a New Normal;” keynote speaker at California Early Implementer Collaborative sponsored by K-12 Alliance, a WestEd Science and Engineering program, Los Alamitos, Calif.
June 11, 2021 “Creating Equitable and Inclusive Science Learning Opportunities for Culturally Diverse Students;” roundtable at “Digitale NAWIgation von Inklusion” conference, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany
June 10, 2021 “Women in STEM: Paving the Way for Girls Everywhere;” invited panelist, New York City Department of Education’s inaugural Virtual STEM Conference
May 19, 2021 “STEM Education with Equity for ‘A New Normal,'” New York State Education Department’s Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Mathematics and Science groups
May 19, 2021 “COVID-19 and Systemic Racism,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at BSCS Science Learning based in Colorado Springs, Colorado
May 18, 2021 “COVID-19 and Social Justice: A Storyline for Promoting Transdisciplinary Knowledge Production to Connect STEM Learning to Societally Pressing Problems,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu
May 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 2021 “Crosscutting Concepts: A Professional Book Study for K-12 Educators,” presenting on the new book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning,” published by the National Science Teaching Association, in a four-part webinar with co-editor Jeff Nordine and NSTA Chief Learning Officer Tricia Shelton
May 3 and 10, 2021 “Integrating Science and Language with a Focus on English Learners/ Multilingual Learners,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute
April 23, 2021 “STEM Education with Equity for ‘A New Normal,'” Texas A&M University’s College of Education and Human Development
April 22, 2021 “Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Learners,” guest speaker at National Science Education Leadership Association’s webinar
April 15, 2021 New York City Department of Education’s “Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series;” presenting at Session 4 with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University
April 9, 2021 “STEM Education with Equity;” keynote speaker at University of Northern Iowa’s 2021 Pre-Service Teacher STEM Conference on “Be Inspired: STEM in Your Future Classroom”
April 6, 2021 “Teaching Science to Address Societally Pressing Phenomena and Challenges: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at Council of State Science Supervisors
March 31, 2021 “Equity Call to Action,” OpenSciEd Research, Digital Promise, San Mateo, California
March 24, 2021 “Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners,” New York State Education Department’s Science Content Advisory Panel
March 24, 2021 “Transforming Science Learning: Teaching Science to Address Societally Pressing Phenomena and Challenges: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at the National Science Teaching Association’s “Transforming Science Learning Series”
March 11, 2021 “Language, culture and social justice in STEM,” guest on the STEM 4 Real Network’s “Un-Speaker” webinar series
March 4, 2021 New York City Department of Education’s “Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series,” presenting at Session 3 on “Using Models to Explain” with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University
February 17, 2021 “Computational Thinking and Modeling Integrated into Science Instruction,” presented with Alison Haas Oregon Science Teachers Association webcast on
February 11, 2021 “New York City Department of Education’s “Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series,” presenting at Session 2 on “Student-Driven Discussion” with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University
January 27, 2021 “Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including Second Language Learners,” keynote address at Korean Association of Science Education International Conference
January 26, 2021 “Pursuing Diversity: ‘The Words We Choose,’” featured guest speaker on Omaha Public Schools’ Community to Classroom Connections Webinar Series;
January 22, 2021 “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 at Northern Arizona University’s Seminar Series in STEM Education
January 21, 2021 New York City Department of Education’s “Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series,” presenting at Session 1 on “Using Phenomena” with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University

Previous Presentations

“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