Decatur’s Implementation of School Growth Norms, Keynote address at the Making Data Practical Conference, Watkinsville, Georgia, May 2012

Embedding MAP into Student Eligibility, Making Data Practical Conference, Watkinsville, Georgia, May 2012

eBOARD as a Community Engagement Tool, eBOARD Solutions Georgia User Conference, Jonesboro, Georgia, February 2012.

City Schools of Decatur’s Alignment to Georgia’s Vision for Public Education, Georgia School Boards Association Annual Conference, December 2011.

City Schools of Decatur’s Journey toward Academic Excellence, The Council of State Governments, November 2011.

Using Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for Students and Adults, Georgetown International Academy, Georgetown, Guyana, South America, July 2011.

Screeners, Interventions, and Data Collection: Oh, My! National Expeditionary Learning Conference, Portland, Oregon, March 2011.

City Schools of Decatur Use of eBOARD: Our Story, eBOARD Solutions Georgia User Conference, Macon, Georgia, March 2011.

Governance Tools for Charter Systems, eBOARD Solutions Georgia User Conference, Macon, Georgia, March 2011.

Best Practices in the Use of Technology for Effective Governance, panelist at GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2010.

Charter Schools Workshop, sponsored by Georgia School Board Association, Athens, Georgia, November 2009.

Expert Leaders Community of Learners: Clarifying Charter Systems, Winterville, Georgia, October 2009.

Top Ten Reasons to Charter…or Not, Barrow County School Board, Winder, Georgia, March 2009.

Top Ten Reasons to Charter…or Not, Barrow County School Administrative Staff, Winder, Georgia, February 2009.

Charter System Advisory Panel, Georgia Charter School Conference, Marietta, Georgia, February 2009.

Charter Systems: Can Chartering Bring Real Innovation To Existing School Systems? National Charter School Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2008.

To MAP or Not to MAP. Glynn County Board of Education, Brunswick, Georgia, April 2008.

What it Takes: Teaching in Georgia. Georgia State University, College of Education Induction Seminar for prospective teachers, Atlanta, Georgia, September 2005.

Online and "Real Live" Tools for Teacher Development and Support. University of Georgia, College of Education seminar for prospective teachers, Athens, Georgia, April 2005.

Performance Standards in the English/Language Arts in the Clarke County School District. Northeast Georgia Regional Service Educational Agency, Watkinsville, Georgia, November 2004.

Population Education for a Global Environment. Georgia Council for Social Studies (Representing Population Connection), Athens, Georgia, October 2004.

Population Education Strategies Focusing on Multicultural and Global Education. Department of Social Studies Education (representing Population Education), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, April 2004.

Population Education Strategies for Middle and Secondary Students. Department of Exercise Science (representing Population Education), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, April 2004.

Collaborative Learning Communities. Alps Road Elementary School, Athens, Georgia, September 2003.

Critical Friends Groups as Professional Development. Coauthored paper presented at the GSTEP Teacher Induction Conference, Watkinsville, Georgia, June 2003.

Population Education Strategies for Working With Children. Department of Social Studies Education (representing Population Education), University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, October 2002.

Induction Practices Coast to Coast. Plenary address at the GSTEP Teacher Induction Conference, Watkinsville, Georgia, June 2002.

Using Critical Friends Groups as Induction Support. Georgia P-16 Network Partner Schools, Savannah, January 2002.

Data Collection for Protégés. Department of Elementary Education Partnership Program Teacher Liaison Institute, Athens, Georgia, June 2001.

Protégé Observation Strategies. Presentation at the Teacher Support Specialist Certification class, Northeast Georgia Regional Educational Support Agency, Winterville, Georgia, February 2001.

Teacher Induction Programs Coast to Coast. Georgia Systemic Teacher Education Program Induction Committee, Athens, Georgia, January 2001.

Applied and Accepted

Desperately Seeking Standards: The Intersection of Teacher Evaluation and School Improvement, American Association of School Administrators, Houston, Texas, February 2012.

Developing Learning Communities Through Skilled Facilitative Leadership, National Staff Development Council/Learning Forward, Anaheim, California, December 2011.

Looking at Student and Adult Work to Build Community, AdvancED Latin American Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2011.

The Intersection of Peer Observation and Teacher Evaluation, National Staff Development Council/Learning Forward, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2010.

Desperately Seeking Teaching Standards, National Staff Development Council/Learning Forward, Atlanta, Georgia, December 2010.

Developing Learning Communities Through Skilled Facilitative Leadership, National Staff Development Council, St. Louis, Missouri, December 2009.

Professional Learning with Teacher Evaluation, South Carolina Formative Assessment Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, November 2009.

Using MAP in a Comprehensive Response to Intervention, South Carolina Formative Assessment Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, November 2009.

Ravenous Readers: Reading Workshop. Clarke County third – fifth grade teachers, Athens, Georgia, July 2004.

Phun Phonics: Training for Phonics Lessons. Clarke County Kindergarten-2nd grade teachers, Athens, Georgia, June 2004.

“Community is Huge!” Preservice Teachers Supporting Each Other’s Instructional Decisionmaking. Georgia Systemic Teacher Education Program Symposium, Athens, Georgia, May 2004.

Introducing Learning Communities: A District Approach. Georgia Systemic Teacher Education Program Symposium, Athens, Georgia, May 2004.

Learning Communities of Novice Teachers: Collectively Making Sense of Accountability. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, April 2003.

Using Critical Friends Groups as Induction Support. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, San Francisco, March 2003.

Partnering to Provide Induction as Professional Development. Coauthored paper presented at the Teacher Induction Symposium, New Teacher Center, University of California at Santa Cruz, February 2003.

Using Critical Friends Groups as Induction Support and Ongoing Professional Development. Coauthored paper presented at the Teacher Induction Symposium, New Teacher Center, University of California at Santa Cruz, February 2003.