Endorsements

Presentation Experience

National, Statewide & Regional Presentations:

  • 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"
    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 Conference Presentation"
    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"
      • November 19 & 20, 2008, MassCUE Conference 2008 (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators), Sturbridge, MA; annual statewide educational technology conference
        Featured Speaker
        • Nov 19th:
          1) "iLife 08 - An Apple Suite of Integrated Digital Tools"
          2) "Podcasting With Apple's Garage Band"
        • Nov. 20th:
          1) "Google Earth - Makes A World Of Difference In Your Classroom"
          2) "Google's Cool, New Tools For Schools, Part 1"
          3) "Google's Cool, New Tools For Schools, Part 2"
          4) "Google Earth - Makes A World Of Difference In Your Classroom" - Repeated
        • Ethnoblog - Review of Carol's Google Presentation By Conference Attendee
      • November 5-8, 2008, NYLA Annual Conference 2008 (New York Library Association), Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY; statewide public and school librarians' conference
        "Google's Research and Collaboration Tools"
      • October 21, 2008, CECA Conference 2008 (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association), Hartford Convention Center, Hartford, CT; statewide educators' technology conference
        Featured Speaker  "Google's Cool Tools for Schools - And, They're Free"
      • October 16, 17, 18, 2008, 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 "Cool," New Tools for Schools - And, They're Free"
      • October 10, 2008, STANYS Conference (Science Teachers' Association of New York State), Siena College, Colonie, NY; conference for science educators.
          1) "Google Earth & Google Sky- Make A World Of Difference In The Science Classroom"
          
        2) "Google's "Cool," New Tools for Teachers and Students"
      • August 12, 2008, BOCES Opening of School, Staff Development Day 2008 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; staff development day for 12 month employees
          1) "Google's Cool Tools, And They're Free" Session 1
          
        2) "Google's Cool Tools, And They're Free" Session 2
      • July 16-18, 2008, November Learning - BLC 2008 Conference (Building Learning Communities), Boston, MA; BLC is an international conference focused on teaching and learning; representatives from around the World & educational leaders attend this conference.
          "Personal Learning Environments for Collaborative Learning"
      • April 29, 2008, Connecticut Library Association 2008 Conference, Groton, CT; annual, statewide conference for public and school librarians.
          "Google Has Cool Tools, And They're Free"
      • March 19, 2008, MASSCUE Technology Leadership Symposium (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators), Westborough, MA; statewide symposium for superintendents, principals, technology leaders, & curriculum leaders.
          "Google's Tools for Schools"
      • December 7, 2007, BOCES Annual Technology Awareness Day 2007 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts
          "Google's Cool, New Tools for Schools - And, They're Free"
      • December 2-4, 2007, NYSACE 2007 Conference (New York State Association for Comprehensive Education), Saratoga, NY; 38th annual statewide educators' conference
          1) "21st Century Learning with Technology - Leveraging WEB 2.0 Techniques"
          
        2) "Cool Tools for Teachers and Students"
      • November 17-20, 2007, NYSCATE 2007 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' annual technology conference; two presentations:
          1) "Student Success in the 21st Century - Authentic Learning Experiences in the Digital
                Age"
          
        2) "Google's Cool Tools for Teachers and Students"
      • November 14-15, 2007, MASSCUE Conference (Massachusetts Computer Using Educators), Sturbridge, MA; annual statewide educational technology conference
         1)  "Google's Cool, New Tools for Schools - And, They're Free "
         
        2)   Apple Computer - staffed Apple booth in vendor area; assist educators with questions
      • November 1-2, 2007, VITA Learn Conference (Vermont Information Technology Association), Killington, VT; annual statewide educational technology conference
          "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from
            Educators' Classrooms, K-12"
      • October 23, 2007, CECA/CEMA Conference (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association/ Connecticut Educational Media Association), Hartford, CT; annual statewide educational technology and media association conference
          "Google's Cool, New Tools for Teachers and Students"
      • July 23 - 29, 2007, Apple Distinguished Educators - Summer Institute, California State University at Monterey Bay, Monterey, CA;
          "21st Century Learning Collection"
        - curriculum development for Apple's Learning Interchange (ALI)
        - helped author "21st Century Learning Collection" done by Apple Distinguished Educators
        - collection provides replicable examples for teachers and students
      • March 16, 2007, Germantown CSD, Germantown, NY; keynote address to entire faculty; breakout sessions/workshops.
        Topic: "Best Practices - Successful Technology Integration"
      • February 8, 2007, Capital Region Career and Technical School, Albany, NY; presented to technology and curriculum committees
         Topic: "Student Based Projects and Technology Integration"
      • January 11, 2007, Questar III & Apple Computer - Podcasting Seminar, East Greenbush, NY; presented for Apple Computer; podcasting as an educational tool
         Topic: "Podcasting - The Portable Learning Tool"
      • December 8, 2006, BOCES Annual Technology Awareness Day 2006 (Northeast Regional Information Center), Albany, NY; regional conference for 146 member school districts
          "Student Success in the 21st Century - Authentic Learning Experiences in the Digital Age"
      • December 3 -5, 2006, NYSACE 2006 Conference (New York State Association for Comprehensive Education), Saratoga, NY; 37th annual statewide educators' conference
          "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from
            Educators' Classrooms, K-12"
      • November 18-21, 2006, NYSCATE 2006 Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), Rochester, NY; statewide educators' technology conference; two presentations:
          1) "Podcasts: Create with Apple's iLife '06; Access with Mac's and PC's"
          
        2) "Exemplary Student Technology Projects for Today's Classrooms"
      • October 23, 2006, CECA 2006 Conference (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association), Cromwell, CT; statewide educators' technology conference
          "iLife '06 - A Suite of Integrated Applications That Create Digital Tools for Digital     Learning"
      • October 21 & 28, 2006, Bethlehem Central Schools Tech Camp, Bethlehem, NY; instructor for district-wide technology camp; tech offerings based on the principles of constructivism in teaching and learning.
          "Technology Integration Strategies"
      • October 17, 2006, Orange-Ulster BOCES & Apple Computer, Inc. at the Harriman Learning Center, Harriman, NY; speaker for Apple Computer's seminar on podcasting in education for adminstrators, technology directors, and BOCES staff
         "Podcasting for Anytime, Anywhere Learning"
      • September 5, 2006, New York School for the Deaf, White Plains, NY; presented for
        Apple Computer, Inc. Keynote address to entire faculty in conjunction with school's
        1:1 initiative program.
          "Using Technology to Meet the Diverse Needs of Learners"
      • August 25, 2006, Horace W. Porter School, Columbia, CT; keynote address to entire faculty.
         "Emerging Technologies and Their Uses in Education"
      • August 17, 2006, The Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks, Niskayuna, NY; presented to executive director and director of operations; pairing Niskayuna Central Schools with the association and the community. Topic:  "Protection of the Adirondacks, Student Involment, and Technology Integration"
      • August 3, 2006, Apple Computer & Northeast Regional Information Center - Podcasting Event, Albany, NY; speaker for Apple Computer's seminar on podcasting in education; presented two sessions entitled,  "The Portable Learning Tool"
      • March 17, 2006, Technology Resources for Education - Co Sponsored with New York State
         Education Department
        , Albany, NY, presented to TRE Staff,
           "Integration of Technology into the Curriculum, Students with Learning Differences,
             and Apple's Assistive Technologies
        "
      • February 10, 2006, New York State United Teachers - Literacy Conference,
        Albany, NY; conference for educators; theme - literacy, technology integration,
        and the ELA Exam.
          "Technology and Literacy in Today's Classrooms"
      • January 12, 2006, Technology Enabled Teacher Program, Oneonta, NY;
        dinner for technology grant winners; keynote address
          "Technology Enhanced School Environments and Learning"
      • December 2, 2005 - Capital Region BOCES Technology Awareness
        Conference";
        Albany, NY
          "Integration Ideas for Today's Digital Classrooms - The Changing Paradigm"
      • November 19 - 22, 2005 - NYSCATE Annual Statewide Conference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education ), Albany, NY, two presentations
            
        1) "iLife 05 - A Suite of Integrated Applications That Create Digital Tools for Digital            Learning"
             
        2) "Best Practices - Exemplary Ideas from Real Classrooms to Create Powerful            Environments for Digital Learning"
      • October 27 -30, 2005 - NYSSBA Conference (New York State School Boards Association), Rochester, NY: statewide conference for school board members, superintendents, and administrators;
        "Exemplary K-12 Technology Integration Ideas"; presentation and discussion on current technology integration practices in education; discussion of ways technology integration enhances instruction, addresses higher level thinking and decision making, includes content as well as technology skills, and address the Learning Standards. TSSA Standards for Administrators also addressed.
      • October 24, 2005 - CECA Conference (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association),
        Meredien, CT
         "Cool Ways to Spice Up Your Power Point"
      • December 10, 2004 - BOCES Technology Awareness Day, Albany, NY: (annual technology conference for 146 member school districts)
         "Technology in Today's Classrooms!"
      • November 20 - 23, 2004 - NYSCATE Annual StatewideConference (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education ), Rochester, NY, two presentations:
        1) "Using Technology for Teaching and Learning- Exemplary Integration Ideas"
        2) "Cool Ways to Spice Up Your Power Point Presentations"
      • October 26, 2004 - NYSUT/SED Conference (New York State United Teachers & State Education Department), Albany, New York
        "How Can Technology Enhance the Classroom Learning Process?"
      • October 25, 2004 - CECA Conference (Connecticut Educators' Computer Association),
        Cromwell, CT
        "How Do I Use Multimedia Projects for Authentic Learning?"
      • October 23, 2004 - STETS Conference (Southern Tier Educational Technology Conference), Owego, NY: keynote speaker with follow up workshops; topics included:
          1) Keynote:     "Students, Technology, and the New York State Learning Standards"
          2) Workshop: "The Power of Sound - Creating Multi-track sounds for Multimedia Projects"
          3) Workshop: "Planning Multimedia Projects for Students - A How To"
        http://www.wskg.com/education/stets04.htm
      • October 22, 2004 - NYSSBA Conference (New York State School Boards Association), Buffalo, NY: statewide conference for school board members, superintendents, and administrators;
        "Using Technology in the Classroom to Address Learning Standards for Both Content
          and Technology
        "
      • September 28, 2004 - Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY: Navy Project, which won a Smithsonian Laureate Award in 2001, is on display as part of the Institute's Navy Exhibit. Over the course of 19 years, 2,500 Niskayuna students corresponded with 21,000 Navy sailors in the Persian Gulf. Exhibit is on display from October 2004 through February 2005.
        http://www.albanyinstitute.org/exhibits/current.htm
      • September 20, 2004 - NYSCOSS Conference (New York State Council of School Superintendents), Saratoga, NY: statewide conference for superintendents; presented for
        Apple Computer
        "The Digital Student and Technology Integration in Education"
      • May 3, 2004 - Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY: presented our school project, done with the United States Navy, to directors and entire staff of Institute. The Navy Project will be part of an exhibit at the Institute on W.W. II, highlighting the United States Navy.
      • December 5, 2003 - BOCES Technology Awareness Day, Albany, NY: (annual technology conference for 146 member school districts)
        Using Technology to Improve Student Learning!”
      • November 22-25, 2003 - NYSCATE Annual Statewide Conference, Albany, NY: (statewide technology conference for educators; affiliated with ISTE; I am a member of NYSCATE Selected Speakers' Bureau)
        "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from Educators'   Classrooms, K -12!"
      • November 3, 2003 - Apple Solutions Seminar, Albany, NY: Worked with the New York State Apple Education team; presented features of iLife and ways to integrate in education.
         "iLife and Its Uses in Education"

      • October 27, 2003 - CECA Conference, Cromwell, CT: Three different presentations:
        1) "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from
              Educators' Classrooms, K -12
        !"
        2) "Keynote" - introduce and show educational examples I created for Apple marketing, which       will appear on Apple's national site
        3) "iMovie - How to Create, Edit, Export, and Upload to the WEB": creating, editing,       aligning to NYS Standards, and uploading to Apple's iDisk; using third party software;
              assessment included

      • October 23- 26, 2003 - NYSSBA Conference, Rochester, NY: (conference for school board members and superintendents across NYS)
        "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from Educators'   Classrooms, K -12!"

      • October 16-18, 2003 - NYSUT/SED Conference, Albany, NY: (conference sponsored jointly by New York State United Teachers and New York State Education Dept.)
        "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from Educators'   Classrooms, K -12!"

      • October 8, 2003 - Apple Store, Albany, NY: (assisted Apple Computer in presenting to a group of teachers; showcased uses of technology in education)

      • March 29, 2003 - NYSCATE Regional Conference, Wappingers Falls, NY:
        1) "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from
              Educators' Classrooms, K -12!
        "
        2) "iMovie - How to Create, Edit, Export, and Upload to the WEB": creating, editing,
              aligning to  NYS Standards, rubrics for assessment, and uploading to Apple's iDisk; using
              third party software

      • March 22, 2003 - NYSCATE Regional Conference, Syracuse, NY:
        1) "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from
              Educators' Classrooms, K -12
        !"
        2) "Technology Integration - Your Curriculum and Technology"
      • November 23 - 26, 2002 - NYSCATE Annual StateWide Conference, Buffalo, NY, two presentations:
        1) "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from
              Educators' Classrooms, K -12!
        "
        2) "Technology, Standards, and Learning - Pulling It All Together"

      • November 17 - 19, 2002 - NYSUT/NYSED Conference, Albany, NY
        "Increasing Teacher Productivity with Technology - Some Great Ideas"

      • October 27 & 28, 2002 - CECA Conference, Cromwell, CT:
        1) "How Can I Address the Learning Standards with IT?"
        2) "Computers Make My Classroom Hum!"

      • October 21 & 22, 2002 - SAANYS Conference, Saratoga, NY:
        "Best Practices - A Collection of Exemplary Technology Integration Ideas from Educators'   Classrooms, K -12!"

      • October 5, 2002 - New York State United Teachers - Headquarters, Latham, NY:
        Presented for Apple Computer to NYSUT technology task force

      • October 3, 2002 - Capital Region BOCES/Apple Computer, Albany, NY:
        Presented for Apple Computer & Albany BOCES at Apple technology update

      • July 29 & 30, 2002 - New York Talks; conference for superintendents and principals across New York State; presented by the Magellan Foundation in conjunction with Bill Gates Grant for leadership development.
        "Technology, Standards, and Learning - Pulling it All Together"

      • May 22, 2002 - presented for Apple Computer, Inc. and the Northeast Regional Information Center, Albany, New York. At this event, NYSCATE and Apple Computer co-sponsored workshops for educators.
           Workshop title: "No Child Left Behind Act"
           My Topic: "Best Practices in Education"
          
      • April 24, 2002 - presented for the New York State Legislature. Event: "The New York State Assembly Presents: The 2002 Education Technology Conference," in Albany at the Legislative Office Building; one of five educators asked to present to the legislators.

        Purpose: to show state senators and assemblymen/women how teachers are using technology in their classrooms.
        Presented: various uses of information technology in the classroom
        Highlighted: Navy Project, done with my students, which won the Smithsonian Laureate Award in 2001; also included projects done by other educators

      • March 20, 2002 - invited to address faculty and pre-service teachers at Niagara University; topic: uses of multimedia software in classroom and integration of IT in curriculum

      • March 17, 18, 19, 2002 - New York State Peer Review; presented learning experience to statewide panel of reviewers; inducted into New York State Academy for Teaching and Learning; learning experience addresses three different standard areas, including technology, and will be used as exemplar for educators across New York State

      • February 6, 2002 - presented for Apple Computer, Inc. during Apple tech update held in upstate New York; presented as an Apple Distinguished Educator

        Topic: "Digital Video and the NYS Learning Standards"
        Presented: Uses of iMovie in the Classroom
        Highlighted: iMovie and its integration; specific K-12 examples



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

      Workshops and Inservice Training listed on separate page.