Previous and upcoming speaking engagements


  • SASED and Aurora University, Lombard, Illinois, June 12-13, 2008: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Crystal Lake School District 47, Crystal Lake, Illinois August 8, 2008: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Cross Lutheran School, Yorkville, Illinois, September 24, 2008: Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom
  • University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 13, 2008: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Tech Forum, Austin, Texas, November 7, 2008: 21st Century Skils, Digital Storytelling Showcase, Turbo-Charged Wikis
  • IETC, Springfield, Illinois, November 20, 2008: Turbo-Charged Wikis
  • ICE Conference, St. Charles, Illinois, February 26-27, 2009: Turbo-Charged Wikis, Digital Storytelling Showcase, 21st Century Research Tools
  • Tech Forum, Schaumburg, IL, April 24, 2009: 21st Century Collaboration, Advanced Digital Storytelling.
  • Fairfield HS, Fairfield, IL, June 9-12: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • York HS, Elmhurst, IL June 18, 19 Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Crystal Lake School District 47, Crystal Lake, Illinois August 11, 2009: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • SASED and Aurora University, Lombard, Illinois, August 10, 12: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • ISTA Conference, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 25, 2009. Digital Storytelling Intro
  • ICE Mini Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 17, 2009, Digital Storytelling
  • Tech Forum Northeast, New York, NY, October 23, 2009. Students as Writers, Researchers and Collaborators, DST Showcase
  • IETC, Springfield, IL, November 20, 2009. Transform Student Writing, The Writing Process of Digital Storytelling
  • ICE Mini Conference, Lincolnshire, IL January 30, 2010 Digital Storytelling
  • METC, St Louis, MO, February 9, 2010 Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating?
  • Dupage Tech Coordinators, Lombard, IL, Feb 12, 2010: "Building your PLN through Twitter"
  • ICE Conference, St. Charles, Illinois, February 25, 2010 "Transform Student Writing," "Digital Storytelling, NOT Digital Spectacle"
  • Tech Forum Midwest, April 25, 2010
  • Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL. July 25, 2010 "Research Today"
  • Aurora University: Summer, 2010 Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Aurora University: Fall, 2010 Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • SLATE: Chicago, October 21, 2010: "Are your Students REALLY Collaborating"
  • District 99 Administrator's Academy, Downers Grove, IL August 19, 2010. "Web 2.0 for Educational Leadership"
  • Edcamp Kansas City, November 6, 2010: "Transcending Digital Spectacle"
  • IETC, Springfield, IL November 18-19 "I'm a Google Certified Teacher: Now What?" "Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating?" and "Digital Storytelling, NOT Spectacle
  • Educon 2.3, Philadelphia, January 28-30. "Story Matters Here"
  • METC, St Louis. February 14-16. Digital Storytelling Workshop, "Digital Storytelling, NOT Spectacle," "Setting the Table for Achievement,"and "New Learning Spaces for your PLC."
  • ICE Conference, St Charles, IL, February 22-25. "Why Tweet," and "Anytime, Anywhere PLC"
  • Aurora University: Spring, 2011 Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Dupage Tech Coordinators, Lombard, IL, April 8, 2011: "Setting the Table for Student Achievement"
  • Niles 1-1 and Web 2.0 Conference:Skokie, IL, April 9, 2011The Paperless Classroom," "Search Google Like a Rock Star," "Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating," and "Set the Table For Achievement: New Classroom Structures."
  • Techforum Chicago, May 6, 2011: "Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating
  • Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL. June 15-16, 2011. Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • Blackboard World: Las Vegas, July 12, 2011. "Are your Students REALLY Collaborating."
  • Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL. July, 2011 Administrator's Academy: "Web 2.0 for Ed Leaders"
  • Aurora University: August 8-9, 2011 Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • RIch East High School, August 11-12, 2011 Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • SLATE: Chicago, IL, October 13-14, 2011 Set the Table, Panel Keynote, The Other Side: A conversation with an Online Master's Grad
  • ISLMA, Springfield, IL October 29, 2011. "Online Collaboration," and "Movies, Screencasts, and Presentation Zen."
  • District 58 Tech Learning Day: Downers Grove, IL, November 3, 2011. TRUE Digital Storytelling, Advanced Google Searching.
  • IETC, Springfield, IL November 15-16, 2011. Set the Table, The Digital Citizenship Project.
  • Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools, November 17, 2011 "Digital Citizenship"
  • Educon 2.4, Philadelphia, January 27-29
  • ICE Conference, St Charles, IL, Feb 28-March 1 Spotlight Speaker
  • Dupage County-Wide Institute: Wheaton North High School, March 2, 2012
  • Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL, March 26, 2012 Workshop: "Movies, Screencasts and Prezentation Zen"
  • Decatur, IL ROE, March 27, 2012: Digital Storytelling Workshop
  • WEMTA, Wisconsin Dells, March 28-30, 2012. Spotlight Speaker
  • Social Learning Summit: April 21, 2012 "The Digital Citizenship Project"
  • Tech Forum Chicago: May 2, 2012 "Building an Internet Safety Curriculum
  • Cook County ROE, Bellwood, IL, June 11-12: Digital Storytelling
  • DuPage County, ROE, Lombard, IL July 23 "Online Collaboration
  • Cook County ROE: Bellwood, IL "Taste of Tech" July 24-26
  • DuPage County ROE, Lombard IL, July 31 "Visual Literacy"
  • Providence Catholic High School, New Lenox, IL Keynote Presentation. August 21.
  • ICECOLD Mini Conference: October 13, 2012. "Set the Table" and "Digital Citizenship."
  • ISLMA Conference, Pheasant Run, St Charles, IL. October 20, 2012. "Set the Table" and "Digital Citizenship."
  • Mt Vernon Conference, Mt Vernon, IL. October 25-26, 2012 Featured Speaker
  • ITEC, Springfield, IL. November 29, 30, 2012. Featured Speaker

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