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Presentations:


Move Over Mario! Gaming and Music Rock the English Classroom-

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Summer Conference (July 2009)

Alabama Educational Technology Association (AETA) Fall Symposium (September 2009)


21st Century Learning for the Secondary English Classroom- Copresenter with Sheryl Nussbaum Beach; Elluminate Session for Alabama Best Practices Center 21st Century Learning Project (April 2009)



Technology in the Fast Lane-

Alabama NBCT Annual Meeting (January 2009)

Alabama Educational Technology Association (AETA) Fall Symposium (September 2009)


From Wading to Swimming: Success in the Ocean of Technology - Odenville Intermediate School Inservice (September 2008)



Change is Good- Tarrant City Schools Professional Development Day (August 2008)



The Principles of Good Principals- St. Clair County Schools Principal's Retreat at Guntersville State Park (July 2008)


Be Prepared: The Future Is Now! - AACTE (Alabama Association of Career Technical Educators) Presentation with Russ Stewart, Director of Technology- St. Clair County Schools (July 2008)


SCCHS: Technology Integration for the 21st Century Learner- St. Clair County High School Inservice (May 2008)



Pay Attention: Fixing the Disconnection - St. Clair County Tech Meeting (April 2008)


PLC with TLC: Using technology to promote Professional Learning Communities- K12 Online Conference (November 2007) Video and Wiki hosted at http://k12onlineconference.org

Alabama Best Practices Center 21st Century Learning Initiative: Octoberfest (October 2007) Boost Your Blog


Using Web 2.0 Tools- AETC (Alabama Educators Technology Conference) 2007



Alabama Best Practices Center 21st Century Learning Initiative: Octoberfest (October 2006)

Social Networking- Octoberfest


K-12 Online Conference (November 2006) Overcoming Obstacles: Creating Your Own Computer Lab. Wiki and Screencast Presentation hosted at http://k12onlineconference.org/

Overcoming Obstacles- K12 Online Conference



Blogs in the Classroom- AETC 2006


Mountain Brook City Schools Technology Conference (June 2006)

Using Windows Movie Maker- Mtn. Brook Tech Conference


Skypecasts and Elluminate Sessions on various topics covering technology tools in education (2006- Present)



AETC 2005

Weird Science: Using Co-Teaching and Cross-Curricular Methods to teach Frankenstein (June 2005)



AETC 2004

Online Tools to De-Stress the Classroom Teacher (June 2004)


ACTE (Alabama Council for Teachers of English)

Using Technology in the Classroom: Holt Online Essay Scoring and Turnitin.com (June 2003)

Edutainment: Using the Fine Arts to Entice the Reluctant Reader (June 2001)




Professional Development Services



Key Leaders Network and Powerful Conversations (ABPC), 2005- 2007

Professional Learning Communities Institute, 2006

Keynote Speaker, Sweetwater School District Wide In-service, 2005.

AL State Dept. of Educ. NBCT Training Module Committee, 2004.

Alabama Penman Writing Competition School Coordinator, 2003.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Team Leader, 2002.

Jefferson County English Literature & Writing Curriculum Board, 2001.