Speaking Resume: International, National, and Regional Conferences and Events

Keynote presentations, training workshops, and webinars for educators

Programs for teachers, administrators, school counselors, social workers, preservice teachers, career and vocational teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school staff, as well as the general community and private sector have been presented with various titles. Check out the list of topics here.

2018

  • 16th National Conference on Adolescents and Young Adults, US Journal Training, Inc., keynote, 2 follow-up sessions, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Microsoft Connected Learning Conference, keynote, Toronto, ON.
  • National Youth at Risk Conference, keynote, Savannah, GA.
  • Oxford Education LIT, International Educators Summit, keynote and follow up presentations for teachers, coordinators, principals, university personnel, and school owners, Bogotá, Colombia.

2017

  • American School Counselors Association, session on perfectionism, Denver, CO.
  • Central East Alberta Teachers’ Convention, keynote, follow up session, Edmonton, AB.
  • Summit for Clinical Excellence on Millennials: Identity, Image, and Addiction Therapies, keynote on perfectionism, Denver, CO.

2016

  • American School Counselors Association, session on perfectionism, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted Conference, presentation on perfectionism, Williamsburg, VA. 

2015

  • Institute of Technical Education, full-day presentation for educators, Singapore.
  • Montessori Educational Programs International, 20th anniversary keynote, sessions, Litchfield Beach, SC.
  • National Youth at Risk Conference, keynote, Savannah, GA.
  • North View Primary School, full-day presentation for primary teachers, Singapore.
  • Principals Academy, Inc., two full-day trainings, open enrollment, Singapore.
  • Woodgrove Primary School, half-day presentation on differentiated instruction, Singapore.

2014

  • Southeast Alberta Teachers Convention Association, keynote, Medicine Hat, AB.

2013

  • Academy of Singapore Teachers, full-day training, Singapore.
  • Greater Edmonton Teachers Convention Association, Keynote, Edmonton, AB.
  • North Central Alberta Teachers’ Convention Association, Keynote, Edmonton, AB. 
  • Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School, full-day training, Singapore.
  • Principals Academy, Inc., two full-day trainings, open enrollment, Singapore.

2012

  • American Association for Teaching and Curriculum, Keynote, 4th Annual Marcella Kysilka Lecture and Awards Banquet, San Antonio, TX.
  • The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association, conference keynote, Toronto, ON.

2011

  • Calgary City Teachers Association Convention, conference keynote, Calgary, AB.
  • Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association, Toronto, ON.
  • The Education Quality & Accountability Office Learning Seminars: Supporting the Everyday Work of Schools, closing keynote presentations, Toronto, ON.  

2010

  • Academy of Principals, open enrollment full-day seminars for teachers, Singapore
  • Education Quality & Accountability Office, province-wide conference for secondary educators, keynote, Toronto, ON. 
  • Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario conference, closing keynote, Toronto, ON.
  • Manjusri Secondary School, full-day staff training, Singapore.
  • National Youth at Risk Conference, keynote speaker, Savannah, GA.
  • New Brunswick Teachers Association High School Council, keynote and follow up session for province-wide conference, Moncton, NB.
  • St. Anthony Canossian School cluster, full-day staff training, Singapore.

2009

  • Adolescent Smoking Prevention and Cessation Conference, keynote, Nashville, TN.
  • Bureau of Education and Research, Winnipeg, MB; Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; and Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Calgary City Teachers Association Convention, conference keynote, Calgary, AB.
  • Education Quality & Accountability Office, province-wide conference for elementary educators, keynote, Toronto, ON.
  • International Confederation of Principals Conference, plenary keynote, Singapore. 
  • National Middle School Association, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Upper Grand District School Board Parent Involvement Committee; parent training, Guelph, ON.
  • Win-win training for parents, teachers, and counselors. Two-day program co-presented with Siti Hamidah Bahashwan, Jahor Bahru, Malaysia.

2008

  • Bureau of Education and Research, Winnipeg, MB; Regina, SK; Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, and Calgary, AB, Canada.
  • Bureau of Education and Research, Toronto, London, and Ottawa, ON, Canada.
  • Creed Seminars, Winnipeg, MB.
  • Montessori Educational Programs International, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Ophelia Project, Bully-Free Schools Conference, keynote, Chicago, IL.

2007

  • Bureau of Education and Research, Toronto, ON.

2006

  • Ben Franklin Institute, Summit on Clinical Excellence, Conference on Adolescence, keynote, session presenter, Tempe, AZ.
  • Bureau of Education and Research, Winnipeg, MB; Regina, SK; Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, and Calgary, AB, Canada.
  • KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Schools Summit, full-day training.
  • National Resource Center Conference for Paraprofessionals and Related Service Providers, keynote, Edina, MN.
  • National Student Assistance Conference, Keynote, San Francisco, CA.

2005

  • “Emotional Health and Ill Health in Secondary Schools: The Pupil, the Teacher and the Culture as a Whole,” Centre for Child Mental Health, Conference Keynote, London, England.
  • Keewatin Patricia District School Board, teacher training, Dryden, ON, Canada. 
  • Montessori Educational Programs International Convention, keynote, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Pembina Trails School Division, full-day training, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  • Rainbow District School Board, full-day training, Sudbury, ON, Canada.
  • “Understanding and Improving Children’s Behaviour: To Impact Learning,” Centre for Child Mental Health, Conference Keynote, London, England.

2004

  • Alberta Association of School Resource Officers, Safe Schools Conference, keynote presentation, Edmonton, AB.
  • Ben Franklin Institute, Third Conference on Adolescence, keynote, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Bureau of Education and Research, Winnipeg, MB; Regina, SK; Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, and Calgary, AB, Canada.
  • International Montessori Foundation Peace Conference, keynote, Clearwater, FL.
  • National Middle School Association, Minneapolis, MN. 
  • Safe and Drug-Free Schools Conference, featured speaker, Charleston, SC.

2003

  • Ben Franklin Institute, Second Conference on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.
  • Conference on Adolescents and the Family, Health Communications, Inc., Las Vegas, NV.
  • International Montessori Foundation, Peace Academy, Clearwater, FL. 
  • International Network for Children and Families Conference, keynote, Nashville, TN.
  • Montessori Educational Programs International, Litchfield Beach, SC.
  • National Association for Elementary School Principals, Anaheim, CA.
  • National Middle School Association, Atlanta, GA.

2002

  • Creed Seminars, Province-wide Teacher Inservice, Winnipeg, MB.
  • Helsinki Summer University, Teacher Training classes, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Montessori Educational Programs International, keynote, session speaker, Litchfield Beach, SC.
  • National Association of Federal Educational Programs Administration annual Inservice Conference, closing keynote, Arlington, VA.
  • National Center for Montessori Education, San Diego, CA.

2001

  • Bureau of Education and Research, Winnipeg, MB; Regina, SK; Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, and Calgary, AB, Canada.
  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, trainings for teachers, counselors, youth care workers, Slovenj Gradec, Maribor, Nova Gorica, Slovenia.
  • Learning Brain Expo, San Diego, CA. 

2000

  • International Conference for Self-Esteem, San Francisco, CA.
  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, trainings for teachers, counselors, youth care workers, Ljubljana; teachers and parents, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia.
  • Montessori Education Programs International, keynote presentation, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • National Association of Educational Federal Program Administrators Conference, State Conference keynote presentation, Las Vegas, NV. 
  • National Center for Montessori Education, San Diego, CA.
  • National Conference on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.
  • National Student Assistance Conference, keynote presentation, Nashville, TN.

1999

  • American Montessori Society, Regional Conference, keynote presentation, Oakland, CA.
  • Central Okanagan School Employee’s Union, full-day training, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
  • Ethnic Schools Association of ACT, Mawson Primary School, Canberra, ACT, Australia.
  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, schools and conference seminars, Ljubljana and Radovlica, Slovenia.
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals, San Francisco, CA.
  • National Center for Montessori Education, San Diego, CA.

1998

  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, schools and conference seminars, Ljubljana and Radovlica, Slovenia.
  • International Association for Self Esteem, keynote speaker, Athens, Greece.
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals, Orlando, FL.
  • National Center for Montessori Education, San Diego, CA.
  • National Child Care Association, keynote presentation, Las Vegas, NV. 
  • National School Conference Institute, 11th Annual National Conference for Students at Risk, Phoenix, AZ.
  • National School Conference Institute, 2nd Annual National Conference on Restructuring Education (Elem. and Sec.), Phoenix, AZ.

1997

  • Central Okanagan School Employee’s Union, keynote presentation, Kelowna, BC.
  • Character Education Partnership, 4th Annual Forum, San Diego, CA.
  • International Mentoring Association, Diversity in Mentoring Conference, Tempe, AZ.
  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, schools in Ljubljana, Radovlica, Krmelj and Vransko, Slovenia.
  • National Association of Childcare Professionals, closing keynote, Long Beach, CA.
  • National Center for Montessori Education, opening keynote, San Diego, CA.
  • National School Conference Institute, 10th Annual National Conference for Students at Risk, Scottsdale, AZ. 

1996

  • Grant MacEwan College Teacher Assistant Conference (for western Canada), keynote presentation, Edmonton, AB.
  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, trainings in schools in Ljubljana, Kranj and Lukovica, Slovenia. 
  • National School Conference Institute, 1st Annual National Conference on Restructuring Education, San Diego, CA.
  • National School Conference Institute, 9th Annual National Conference for Students at Risk, Scottsdale, AZ. 

1995

  • International Conference on Self-Esteem, Cambridge, England. 
  • International Network for Children & Families, Training for Parent Educators, St. Louis, MO. 
  • Institute for the Development of Personal Quality and the Ministry of Education, schools in Ljubljana, Kranj, Koper, Lukovica and Prevalje, Slovenia. 
  • National Association of Child Care Professionals, luncheon keynote, Louisville, KY. 
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals, General Session, Assistant Principal Front Line Conference, Hilton Head, SC. 
  • National Association for Self-Esteem, Baltimore, MD. 
  • National Child Care Association Convention, keynote speaker, Las Vegas, NV. 
  • National School Conference Institute, 8th Annual National Conference for Students at Risk: Violence, Gangs, and Drugs, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • National Student Assistance Conference, keynote speaker, Orlando, FL. 
  • Southwest Regional Self-Esteem Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Palliser Teachers’ Convention, Alberta Teachers’ Association., keynote speaker, Calgary, AB, Canada. 

1994

  • Baffin Division Board of Education, Iqaluit, NT, Canada. 
  • Conference on Adolescents and the Family, Atlanta, GA.
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, keynote and symposium leader, Red Deer, AB, Canada. 
  • National Association of Child Care Professionals, luncheon keynote, San Antonio, TX. 
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals, New Orleans, LA. 
  • National School Conference Institute, 5th National Conference on Adolescents, general session speaker, Atlanta, GA. 
  • National School Conference Institute, 7th Annual National Conference on Students at Risk, Violence, Gangs & Drugs, Phoenix, AZ. 
  • TI-IN Network, Televised program to subscriber schools nationwide, San Antonio, TX. 

1993

  • National Council for Self Esteem, National Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 
  • National Conference for Students at Risk, Phoenix, AZ. 
  • National Staff Development Council, Dallas, TX. 
  • Northeast Student Assistance Conference, keynote presentation, Philadelphia, PA. 
  • Southeast Student Assistance Conference, keynote presentation, Orlando, FL. 
  • Teach For America, Training for Second-Year Teachers, Los Angeles, CA. 
  • Teach For America, Training Institute for Beginning Teachers, Los Angeles, CA. 
  • TI-IN Network, Televised program to subscriber schools nationwide, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Western Student Assistance Conference, keynote presentation, Irvine, CA. 

1992

  • Midwest Student Assistance Conference, keynote presentation, Milwaukee, WI. 
  • National Staff Development Council Convention, Washington, DC. 
  • National Association for Secondary School Principals, San Francisco, CA. 
  • Southwest Student Assistance Conference, keynote, San Antonio, TX. 

1991

  • American Association for Counseling and Development, Reno, NV. 
  • First British Conference on Self-Esteem, Cambridge, England. 
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals, Anaheim, CA. 
  • National Staff Development Council, St. Louis, MO. 
  • TI-IN Network, Televised program to subscriber schools nationwide, San Antonio, TX. 

1990

  • American School Counselors Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA. 
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals, San Antonio, TX. 
  • National Council for Self Esteem Conference, Albuquerque, NM. 
  • National Council for Self Esteem Conference, Los Angeles, CA. 
  • National Council for Self Esteem Conference, San Jose, CA. 

1986-1989

  • California Association for the Education of Young Children, Anaheim, CA.
  • Exceptional Family Services, Ramstein Child Care Center, Landstuhl, W. Germany.
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children, Anaheim, CA; Atlanta, GA.
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

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