Endorsements

Presentation Experience

National, Statewide & Regional Presentations:

  • August 8, 2018, Western Massachusetts Googlepalooza 2018, (Conference emphasizing GSuite For Education and Google Tools), Trainers are Google Certified; Gateway Regional High School, Huntington, MA, hands-on workshops and presentations, K-12
         
    Two presentations   
       1)
    "The New Google Earth - Virtual Field Trips On Steroids"
       2) "Google Chrome's Dynamic Lesser-Known Tips, Tricks, and Features For Effective
               Web Searches"
     
              Conference Website
               Presenter's Bio On Website
               Schedule of Presentations          
  • June 29, 2018, LIT Conference, (Learning With Innovative Technology), Empire State College, Saratoga, NY, annual conference designed for educators interested in the use of technologies in education, K-12 through higher education
    Two presentations   
       1)
    "The New Google Earth - Virtual Field Trips On Steroids"
       2) "Google Classroom - Create, Assign, Collect, and Grade Student Work Paperlessly"
     
              Conference Website
               Session #1 Description
               Session #2 Description
  • November 18 - 21, 2017, NYSCATE Conference 2017, (New York State Association For Computers And Technology), Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY; annual statewide technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, technology integration specialists, etc.
         Google Lounge Large Group Presentation - For Google, Inc.
             "The New Google Earth Redesigned For Chromebooks and Browsers," Nov 20th

                  Conference Presentations - Individual Sessions
                    1) "Become A Google Docs Power User With These Great Tips," Nov 20th
                    2) "Geeky Google Tips and Tricks For Effective Web Searches," Nov 21st
                    3) "The New Google Earth - Field Trips On Steroids," Nov 21st
                            Conference Website
                            Conference Program, 2017

  • October 9, 2017, New York Teachers' Summit 2017, SUNY Albany, statewide summit sponsored by the State University of New York; held at 8 campuses across the state with 2,500 teachers in attendance; goal is to provide NYS teachers with opportunities to see innovative practices and resources for their classrooms  
        "Google Classroom - Create, Assign, Collect, And Grade Student Work Paperlessly"
    Summit Website
    Breakout Sessions Listed
  • November 19 - 22, 2016, NYSCATE Conference 2016, (New York State Association For Computers And Technology), Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY; annual statewide technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, technology integration specialists, etc.
    Six presentations:   
        
    Google Lounge Presentations - For Google, Inc.
    1) "Harnessing The Power Of Google Chrome," Nov 21st
    2) "Getting Creative and Grading With Google Forms," Nov 22nd
    3) "Using Google Classroom Effectively And Integrating Its New Features," Nov 21st

                  NYSCATE Conference Presentations - Individual Sessions
              4) "Google Classroom - Assign, Collect, and Grade Paperlessly, " Nov 22nd
              5) "Geeky Google Tips and Tricks For Effective Web Searches," Nov 20th
              6) "Dive Deeper Into Additional Features Of Google Drive," Nov 22nd
            Conference Website
            Conference Program, 2016

  • July 8, 2016, LIT Conference, (Learning With Innovative Technology), Empire State College, Saratoga, NY, annual conference designed for educators interested in the use of technologies in education, K-12 through higher education
    Two presentations   
       1)
    "Google's Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Tips, Tricks, And Features For Effective
             Web Searches
    "
      2) "Google Classroom - Create, Assign, Collect, and Grade Student Work Paperlessly"
     
     Conference Program  (see pages 7 & 9)    
  • May 21-22, 2016, EdTech Summit, (Featuring Google For Education), Guilderland, NY, two day event focusing on deploying, integrating, and using Google's GSuite For Education.
    Spotlight Speaker For The Summit
    Two presentations   
       1) "Google Classroom - Assign, Collect, and GradePaperlessly"
       
    2) "Dive Deeper Into Additional Features of Google Docs and Google Forms"
    Summit Website
  • November 22 - 24, 2015 NYSCATE Conference 2015, (New York State Association For Computers And Technology), Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY; annual statewide technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, technology integration specialists, etc.
    Four presentations:   
        
    Google Lounge Presentations - For Google, Inc.
    1) "New Features In Google Classroom," Nov 23rd
    2) "Google's Dynamic Lesser-Known Features For Effective Web Searches," Nov 22nd
    3) "Google Docs - Hidden and Advanced Features," Nov 22nd
     

                 NYSCATE ConferencePresentations - Individual Sessions
             4) "Google Classroom - Assign, Collect, and Grade Paperlessly," Nov 22nd

  • October 25-26, 2015, CECA/CASL Conference, (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association and Connecticut Association For School Librarians), Mohegan Sun Convention Center, Montville, CT; annual statewide educators' technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, and school librarians
    Two Presentations:  
       1)
    "Google Docs - Great Hidden Features You And Your Students Will Love"
       2) Google's Dynamic Lesser-Known Tips, Tricks, and Features For Effective Web
           Searches"
      
       Conference Webpage   
        Google Docs - Session Description
        Google's Dynamic Features - Session Description
  • April 24-25, 2015, EdTech Summit, (Featuring Google For Education), Albany, NY, two day event focusing on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps For Education for K-12 educators.
    two presentations   
       1) "Go Farther With Google Forms - Learn Advanced Features"
       
    2) "Google's Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Tips, Tricks, And Features For Effective
             Web Searches
    "
  • April 23, 2015, CASBO Conference (Connecticut Association of School Business Officials), Southington, CT; statewide conference for school business officials from member school districts; business officials, government finance officers, purchasing agents, superintendents,
    IT staff, and technology directors
    Keynote speaker
      "Work Smarter, Not Harder Using Google Apps"
           Conference Webpage
           Session Description On Conference Webpage
  • December 12, 2014, NERIC Technology Awareness Day 2014 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts; superintendents, board of education, technology directors, teachers, and support staff
        "Clever Ways To Use Google To Enhance Your Work - For Administrators, Teachers,
         and Students
    "
  • November 24 - 26, 2014, NYSCATE Conference 2014, (New York State Association For Computers And Technology), Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY; annual statewide technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, technology integration specialists, etc.
    Two presentations   
        
    "Google SITES - Classroom Webpages For Home/School Connections"
          Conference Webpage   
          Session Descriptions
  • October 23 & 24, 2014, EdTechTeam Hudson Valley Summit, (Featuring Google For Education), Kings Elementary School, Warwick, New York; technology conference EdTech Team NY Google Summit; two day event focusing on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps For Education for K-12 administrators, educators, IT departments, and librarians.
    Presentation   
        "Paperless Classrooms With Google Sites, Docs, Forms, & Calendar"
      
          Conference Webpage   
            Session Description
  • October 20, 2014, CECA/CASL Conference, (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association and Connecticut Association For School Librarians), Mohegan Sun Convention Center, Montville, CT; annual statewide educators' technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, and school librarians
    Presentation   
       
    "Cool Tips For Using Google Apps"
          Conference Webpage   
          Session Description
  • August 14 - 15, 2014, Maine Google Summit, (Featuring Google For Education), Yarmouth High School, Yarmouth, Maine; third annual statewide technology conference EdTech Team Maine Google Summit; two day event focusing on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps For Education for K-12 educators.
    two presentations   
       1) "Go Farther With Google Forms - Learn Advanced Features"
       
    2) "Google's Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Tips, Tricks, And Features For Effective
             Web Searches
    "
          Conference Webpage   
          Session Descriptions:
              Go Farther With Forms
              
    Google's Dynamic Lesser-Known Features
  • June 21 - 22, 2014, AppsEvents Connecticut Google Summit, (Featuring Google For Education), Greenwich Country Day School, Greenwich, Connecticut; statewide technology conference for K-12 and higher ed educators, staff, and administrators.
    two presentations   
       1) "Paperless Classrooms With Google Sites, Docs, Forms, and Calendar"
       
    2) "Google's Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Special Features"
          Conference Webpage   
          Session Descriptions
  • April 26, 2014, NYLA-SSL 2014 Conference (New York Librarians' Association and Central New York School Librarians), On Center, Syracuse, NY; annual statewide conference
    Featured Speaker
    Three "Hands-On" Sessions:
        1) "Google's Dynamic Lesser-Known Special Features"
        2) "Create Customized Google Forms For Your Library, Classroom, Or School-Related
               Job, Part 1

         3)"Create Customized Google Forms For Your Library, Classroom, Or School-Related
               Job,  Part 2

    Conference Webpage
    Conference Schedule
  • December 6, 2013, NERIC Technology Awareness Day 2013 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts; superintendents, board of education, technology directors, teachers, and support staff
        "Set Up A Paperless Classroom With Four Google Tools"
  • November 24 - 26, 2013, NYSCATE Conference 2013, (New York State Association For Computers And Technology), Rochester Convention Center, Rochester, NY; annual statewide technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, technology integration specialists, etc.
    two presentations   
       1) "Do More With Google - Paperless Workflow Using Docs, Forms, and Automatic
             Scripts
    "
       
    2) "Google's Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Special Features"
          Conference Webpage   
          Session Descriptions
  • October 21-22, 2013, CECA Conference 2013, (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association)
    Mohegan Sun Convention Center, Montville, CT; annual statewide educators' technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, and school librarians
         "Google: Using Docs , Forms, and Scripts For A Paperless Workflow"
          Conference Webpage   
          Session Description
  • May 16 & 17, 2013, College Of Saint Rose, Technologies In Education Conference, Albany, NY; conference for K-12 and higher ed - educators, technologists, librarians, administrators
       1) "Hands-On" Workshop:
     "Design A Google FORM And Discover Its Many Uses
      
    Session Description             
     
     
      2) Overview Presentation: "Using Google Docs, Forms, and Scripts For a Paperless
             Workflow
    "
      Session Description
  • May 14, 2013, Long Island Library Resources Council, Long Island, NY; Google workshop for public and school librarians
        "Google Docs And Forms For Public And School Librarians"
    LILRC Events Webpage
  • March 22, 2013, Mobile Learning Summit (Hamilton College), Clinton, NY; one day conference for K-20 attendees; session topics devoted to exploring mobile technologies; attendees comprised of educators, administrators, and information technology professionals
        "Google Chromebooks In The Classroom"
        "Google Apps For Education"
    Conference Webpage
    Workshop Page (scroll to bottom)
  • December 14, 2012, BOCES Technology Awareness Day 2012 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts; superintendents, board of education, technology directors, teachers, and support staff
        "Using Google Docs and Forms Together - An Interactive Approach To Assignments,       Learning, And Monitoring Student Progress"
  • November 18 - 20, 2012, NYSCATE 2012 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; three presentations
     Conference Webpage   
       1) "Interactive Teaching - Google Docs And Forms Together"
       
    2) "Google's Lesser-Known Special Features"
       3) "Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
  • November 10, 2012, NYLA Conference, (New York Library Association) annual conference, trade show, and workshops; school and public librarians
    Three hour "hands on" workshop:
       
        "Hands-On Google Tools Workshop For Public And School Librarians"
    Conference Webpage
    Workshop Page
  • October 29, 2012, CECA/CASL Joint Conference 2012
    -
    Connecticut Educators' Computer Association, and
    -
    Connecticut Association of School Librarians
    Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT; annual statewide educators' technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, and school librarians
         1) "Google: Using Docs And Forms Together - An Interactive Approach To
               Assignments, Learning, and Monitoring Student Progress
    "
         2) "Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Google Tools For Effective WEB Searches"
      Conference Webpage             
  • October 27, 2012, NYSSBA Annual Convention (New York State School Boards Association), Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY; annual convention for school board members and school superintendents.
    Presentation:  "Google Apps For Education - Free Tools For A Safer Web Experience"
    Conference Webpage
  • August 16 & 17, 2012, Maine Google Apps For Education Summit, Yarmouth, Maine; conference for K-12 and higher ed - educators, technologists, librarians, administrators
    "Featured Speaker" Two presentations:
       1) August 17th:
     "Using Docs, Forms, and Sites Together - An Interactive Approach To
            Assignments, Learning, And Monitoring Student Progress
    "
       2) August 17th: "Create Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
  • June 16, 2012, Ohio PD In Your PJ's, Online conference with sessions streamed live using Google Hangout and Google's "on air" technology; conference for K-12 and higher ed - educators, technologists, librarians, administrators
    Invited to present online Google Hangout session:
       
        "Create Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
  • June 6 & 7, 2012, South Carolina Midlands Summit, Blythewood, Sourh Carolina; two day conference for educators
      "
    Featured Speaker" - Five presentations:
       Conference Webpage
    - June 6th:
     
      1) "Create Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
      2) "Google Book Search, Book Lists, & eBooks - Awesome Tools For Everyone"
      3) "Using Docs And Forms Together - An Interactive Approach To Assignments,
            Learning, And Monitoring Student Progress."
    - June 7th:
      4) "Google's Dynamic, Lesser-Known, Special Features"
      
    5) "Google Earth - Fantastic Student Projects, Teacher Lessons, And LitTrips"
  • May 17 & 18, 2012, College Of Saint Rose, Technologies In Education Conference, Albany, NY; conference for K-12 and higher ed - educators, technologists, librarians, administrators
    Two presentations:
       1) May 17th:
     "Google Apps For Education - Using Google Tools In A Safe School
                  Environment
    "
       2) May 18th: "iPads Inside and Outside Of The Classroom - Wifi & 3G Uses"
  • December 9, 2011, BOCES Annual Technology Awareness Day 2011 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts; superintendents, board of education, technology directors, teachers, and support staff
        "How Teachers And Students Use Google Apps For Teaching And Learning"
  • November 19-22, 2011, NYSCATE 2011 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; two presentations
                  Conference Webpage   
       1) "Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
       
    2) "Google Apps For Education - For Teaching And Learning"
  • October 24, 2011, CECA/CASL Joint Conference 2011
    -
    Connecticut Educators' Computer Association, and
    -
    Connecticut Association of School Librarians
    Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT; annual statewide educators' technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, and school librarians
         1) "Google Apps For Education - Using Google Tools In A Safe School Environment"
         2) "Google Book Search, Book Lists, and eBooks - Awesome Tools For Everyone"
                     Conference Webpage
                    
     Featured Speaker
  • September 28-30, 2011, NCERT Conference 2011 (National Center For Education, Research, and Technology), St. Petersburgh, Florida; conference for prominent school district superintendents from across the United States; presentation
    "Google Apps For Education - Using Google's Free Tools In A Safe Environment"
  • September 26, 2011, NYSCOSS Conference 2011 (New York State Council Of School Superintendents), Saratoga, NY; annual convention for school superintendents from across NYS; presentation
    "Google Apps For Education - Free WEB 2.0 Tools For A Safer Online Environment"
  • June 28, 2011, Presented for Google in the "Google Teaching Booth" at the ISTE Conference (International Society for Technology In Education), 2011 conference held in Philadelphia, PA; presentation on use of Google Maps for teaching lessons, student projects, peer-to-peer learning, and collaboration
    "Creat Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
       Posted on Google's ISTE Site
  • March 4, 2011, Champlain Valley BOCES, Plattsburgh, NY; full day workshop for school librarians from component school districts
    "Google Tools For School Librarians"
  • January 7, 2011, Assumption College, Worcester, MA; keynote address and full day workshop, Diocese of Worcester, member schools
    "Google Tools For WEB 2.0 Teaching and Learning"
  • December 16, 2010, DCMO BOCES (Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES), Norwich, NY; full day workshop for school librarians from component districts in the South Central Organization Of School Library Systems
    "Google Docs, eBooks, Booklists, and Forms - Clusters Of Tools To Enhance Your
      School Library
    "
  • December 10, 2010, BOCES Annual Technology Awareness Day 2010 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts; superintendents, board of education, technology directors, teachers, and support staff
       1) "Fantastic Student Projects and Teachers Lessons Using Google Earth
             and Google Maps
    "
       2) "Google Apps For Education - Using Google Tools In A Safe School
             Environment
    "
  • November 21-23, 2010, NYSCATE 2010 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; two presentations:
    • 1) Nov 21st :
      "Teacher And Student Projects Using Google Tools"
    • 2) Nov 23rd:
      "Apple's iPhoto - Special Features And Classroom Projects"
  • November 8, 2010, CASL Conference (Connecticut Association of School Librarians), Cromwell, CT; statewide conference for school librarians, presentation:
      "Google Tools For School Librarians - Valuable Educational Resources"
  • November 2, 2010, Orange Ulster BOCES and Sullivan BOCES School Library Systems Annual Conference, Goshen, NY; regional conference for school librarians, administrators, teachers, and support staff
      "A Google Overview And Using Shared Inquiry For Literature"
                 Keynote Speaker
                 
    Download Conference Flyer
  • October 23, 2010, NYSSBA Annual Convention (New York State School Boards Association), Sheraton Hotel, New York City, NY; annual convention for school board members and school superintendents.
     
    "Google Apps For Education - Provides A Safer Environment For Students"
  • October 18, 2010, CECA Conference 2010 (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association), Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT; statewide educators' technology conference for administrators, technology directors, teachers, and librarians
         1) "Create Customized Google Maps For Great Classroom Projects"
         2) "Google Book Search - An Awesome Tool For Everyone"
                     
     Featured Speaker
    • June 16, 2010, Hunter-Tannersville CSD, Tannersville, NY; presentation to school administrators
        "Google Apps For Education - A Safer Environment For Students"
    • June 3, 2010, Western New York State Superintendent's Conference, Ellicottville, NY; regional conference for school superintendents from Western NYS
        "Teaching With The Internet - Google's Tools For Administrators, Teachers, and
          Students"
                     Download Conference Flyer
    • April 30, 2010, SLMS Conference (School Library Media Section), Albany, NY; regional conference for school librarians, presentation:
        "Google Tools For Librarians, Teachers, and Students"
    • April 19, 2010, Questar III, Castleton, NY; full day workshop for administrators, teachers, and librarians from ten component school districts
        "Google Tools For Teaching and Learning"
    • April 9, 2010, DCMO BOCES (Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES), Norwich, NY; full day workshop for school librarians from component districts in the South Central Organization Of School Library Systems
        "Using Google Maps For Literature And History Projects"
    • January 14, 2010, Capital District Council For The Social Studies, Albany, NY; regional workshop
        "Google Tools For The Social Studies Classroom"
    • December 11, 2009, BOCES Annual Technology Awareness Day 2009 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts
        "Google Tools - Innovative and Creative Collaboration Tools for Teaching & Learning"
    • November 24, 2009, Apple Computer, Inc - Conference Exhibit Area at the NYSCATE 2009 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; two presentations:
      • Presented For: Apple Computer as an Apple Distinguished Educator
        Theme: "Connect, Collaborate, and Create in Your Classroom"
        Presenation: "iPhoto '09 - See What's New"
    • November 21-24, 2009, NYSCATE 2009 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; two presentations:
      • Nov 23rd :
        1) "Google Tools For Engaging Lessons and Peer-To-Peer Learning"
        2) "Google Tools - See The Latest Features For Teaching and Learnin"
    • October 26, 2009, CECA/CASL Joint Conference 2009 (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association & Connecticut Association for School Librarians), Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT; statewide educators' technology conference for teachers and librarians
                 
      1) "Google Tools For Schools, Updated - Part 1"
                 2) "Google Tools For Schools, Updated - Part 2"
                           
      Featured Speaker: Article on CECA Website
      • October 15-18, 2009, NYSSBA Annual Convention (New York State School Boards Association), Sheraton Hotel, New York City, NY; annual convention for school board members and school superintendents.
         
        "Google's Tools For Adminstrators, Teachers, and Students""
      • October 14-16, 2009, LYC Annual Conference (Law, Youth, and Citizenship Conference of the NYS Bar Association), Lake George, NY; statewide civics and law related education conference:
        • 1) October 15th:
             
          • "Using Google Tools in the Social Studies/Civics Classroom- Part 1"
        • 2) October 16th:
              
          • "Using Google Tools in the Social Studies/Civics Classroom- Part 2"
        • Online mention of Carol on conference website
      • August 11, 2009, SCRLC - Workshop (South Central Regional Library Council), Ithaca, NY; Full day, Google workshop for librarians; part of NYLA
        "Google's Cool Tools - And, They're Free!"
      • July 21-22, 2009, NYSCATE Leadership Summit (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Troy, NY;  experts in the field present and discuss topics relevant to technology integration; summit is designed to provide school superintendents, administrators, and directors of technology opportunities to experience best practices in K-12 technology integration
        • 1) July 21:
          • "Using Google Tools for WEB 2.0 Teaching and Learning - Part 1"
        • 2) July 22:
          • "Using Google Tools for WEB 2.0 Teaching and Learning - Part 2"
      • April 1-4, 2009, NYSCSS & NYS4A 2009 Annual Convention (New York State Council for the Social Studies & New York State Social Studies Supervisors' Association), Saratoga, NY; statewide social studies educators and supervisors annual conference, two presentations:
        • April 2nd:
             
          • "Google's Cool Tools for Schools - And, They're Free! - Part 1"
        • April 3rd:
              
          • "Google's Cool Tools for Schools - And, They're Free! - Part 2"
      • March 6, 2009, NYLA 2009 Institute (New York Library Association), Albany, NY; full day workshop for public and school librarians
          "Google's Cool Research and Collaboration Tools"
      • December 12, 2008, BOCES Annual Technology Awareness Day 2008 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts
          "Google Tools - Innovative and Creative Collaboration Tools for Teaching & Learning"
      • November 22-25, 2008, NYSCATE 2008 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; two presentations:
        Featured Speaker
        • Nov 23rd - Pre-Conference "Hands-On" Workshops:
          1) "Google's Cool Tools for Teaching and Learning, Part 1 - 3 hours"
          2) "Digging Deeper - Google's Cool Tools for Teaching and Learning - 3 hours"
        • Nov. 24th:
             
          • "Google's Cool Tools for Teachers and Students"
        • Nov. 25th:
              
          • "iLife 08 - A Suite of Integrated Applications That Offer Digital Tools for         Digital Learning"


      I have been presenting at statewide conferences since 1995. I have only listed
      presentations since 2002.

      Workshops and Inservice Training listed on separate page.