In addition to teaching and blogging, I present and lead workshops on the following topics:

  • Classroom Discussion: Cultivating Student Voice through Content-Centered Conversation
  • Teachers Grading Less, Students Learning More: Moving from Evaluation to Feedback-in-Process
  • It’s a Process: Moving Beyond Essay Writing to Developing the Whole Writer
  • Student-Teacher Conferences: Assessment for Learning, Not Grades
  • Personalized Development: Growing a Professional Learning Network

Just below, you will see what I have coming up, and where I have presented in the past. After taking a look at what I can offer you and your organization, please reach out via email at

Upcoming Presentations

No bookings at the moment. Check back soon!

My Experience as a Presenter

February 2020 | Engaging Student Voice through Ongoing, Text-Dependent Conversations (los angeles, CA)
February 2020 | teachers grading less, students learning more (los angeles, CA)
February 2020 | Teaching Students Self-Assessment with Google Forms (orange, CA)
January 2019 | Ongoing Conversations: A Simple, Robust Discussion Protocol You Can Use Tomorrow (Riverside, CA)
September 2018 | Student Anxiety and Aspirations: Learning Their Story to Promote Belonging (Riverside, CA) 
February & April 2018 | Make Them Revise It (Riverside, CA) 
  • A two-part professional development workshop for Alvord Unified School District
  • Teachers learned how to use low-stakes writing and revision assignments to teach students to see and value writing as a process.
  • Content developed out of chapter 5 of my book, Make Them Process It
September & November 2017 | Make Them Revise It (Riverside, CA) 

Contact Me

As a classroom teacher, I am eager to work with you and your organization to tailor a presentation and/or workshop that meets the needs of your audience.