Professional Acumen

2018 Professional Development

Higher-Order Questioning Strategies

March 12, 2018

Cross-Content presentation for all content area teachers in K-12

Autism (ASD): Useful Techniques & Instructional Strategies to Increase Learning

March 16, 2018

Strategies and measurable action to assist students with exceptionalities in the classroom. For G.E & S.E. teachers.

Latino Education Conference PD Day

April 12, 2018

Community-schools based conference on best practices for building empowerment and academic success strategies for Latino students in urban education. 

NJCTE English Teachers Workshop

Saturday, September 29, 2018

New Jersey Council for Teachers of English members meeting. Tabernacle, High School

2019 Professional Development

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ECET Metro NJ-NY

February 2, 2019

In conjunction with Learning Forward, NJ for Professional Development opportunities for teachers in urban education settings.

Stevens Institute of Technology STEM Educators Workshop

March 22, 2019

A full-day workshop on incorporating computational thinking in content area classrooms for teachers of STEAM fields.

SIIA COdie Awards Judge, 2019

February 11-April 19, 2019

Judgement Category: Best Professional Development Tool for K-12 Education

Richard Byrne: A Guest Speaker Series on PLNs

April 1, 2019

Attended "Free Technology for Teachers" conference with NJCU faculty and staff about the creation of Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). 

Conference 2019: Tracing the Violence

April 12-13, 2019, Princeton University

Assess the mainstream criminal justice system, reforms, and educational practices that contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline. 

STEM Success Academy Gamified Orientation

May 28, 2019

Kicking off the SSA program at NJCU in the 10 week program, helped stakeholders implement gamified activities during the orientation and plan the remaining activities for the 10 week program.

NJCU Graduate Council

Fall 2019

Graduate Student representative at NJCU. Tentative meeting requirements:

09/23/2019, 10/21/2019, 11/25/2019, 12/16/2019

2018 Conferences

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society Convention, St. Louis, MO

March 21-24, 2018

Session Chair

Ed Tech Virtual Info Session: Tech it Up! Using Tech to Enhance your Lessons

May 3, 2018

In conjunction with NJCU's Educational Technology Department, conducted an hour-long webinar for K-12 and higher education professionals with tech tools and tips to incorporate during instruction.

Somerville Public School's EdCamp

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Virtual Reality in the Classroom

EdCampHAT2018

October 13, 2018

High Point Regional High School VLE

New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL)

December 3, 2018

Presentation Panel in conjunction with NJCU Chair Dr. Laura Zieger and Members of Cohort 5: Emerging Technologies: Virtual Reality

2019 Conferences

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NJ Edge: Teaching with Technology Showcase

February 22, 2019

At William Paterson University, the presentation poster session focused on Emotional Service Robotics (ESR). 

PETE&C

February 23-24, 2019

In Hershey, PA, attended the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference with NJCU. 

Tech Tools for Educators: NJCU Provost PD

February 25, 2019

Provost professional development for higher-education professionals on the tech tool PlayPosit. Presentation in conjunction with Adnan Ezad from Cohort 5.

Girls in Technology Symposium

March 28, 2019

In conjunction with Hudson County Community College and NJCU's Educational Technology Department, hosted conference for young women in Hudson County interested in STEAM careers or fields.

OLC Innovate

April 2-5, 2019

  1. Emerging Ideas Session: (90 minutes): Next Generation Digital Learning Environments for Use in Higher Education. Co-Presenter: John Findura, Cohort 6 Member
  2. Presentation Session (2 hours): Next Generation Digital Learning Environments & Virtual Reality: Creating NGDLE using VR for Higher Education Institutions

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2019

June 23-26, 2019

In Philadelphia, PA, attended the ISTE 2019 global conference with NJCU. 

Hunterdon County Ed Tech Fest 2019

August 7, 2019

Presenting an interactive workshop called, "There's An App for That! Building Effective Apps for the Classroom"

2018 Proposals

Murphy Writing, Stockton University

Conference Date: January 2018. 

Short-story literature for publication in the Peter Murphy Institute of Writing at Stockton University. Winter Writing Retreat. 

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society Convention, St. Louis, MO

Conference Date: March 27-30, 2019

Critical Paper Focus: Reworking Access to Literature through Virtual Reality; Teaching Best-Practices

Creative Collection Focus: Collection of poetry or short-story on convention theme.

OLC Innovate, Denver, CO

April 2-5, 2019

  1. Emerging Ideas Session: (90 minutes): Next Generation Digital Learning Environments for Use in Higher Education. Co-Presenter: John Findura, Cohort 6 Member
  2. Presentation Session (2 hours): Next Generation Digital Learning Environments & Virtual Reality: Creating NGDLE using VR for Higher Education Institutions

Accepted December 2018

P4CE Conference, Cape May, NJ

Conference Date: April 24-26, 2019

Presentation title: Building Effective Teams that Stay

Accepted October 2018

The Teaching Professor Conference, New Orleans, LA

Conference Date: June 7-9, 2019

Presentation Title: Connecting the Dots for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

PADLA Conference, La Salle University

Conference Date: December 18, 2018

Proposal Title: Learning Technologies and Methodologies to Increase Human Performance

2019 Proposals

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Human Robotics Interaction (HRI) Global Conference 2019

Conference Date: March 11-14, 2019, Daegu, South Korea

Interactive Discussion on Emerging Student Research: Emotional Service Robotics (ESR)

Center for Urban Education Summer Educator Forum (CUESEF) 2019

Conference Date: July 18-July 20, 2019, University of Pittsburgh

Panel Discussion: Untangling the Tentacles of Violence: Decarcerating the Institution of K-12 Education

Accepted: May 10, 2019

ISTE 2019

Conference Date: June 23-26, 2019

Poster Session: Supporting Trauma-Informed Teaching with Technology

New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) 2019

Conference Date: December 9-10, 2019

Spark and Tell Session: Better Connections Through Active Engagement, Big Data, & Personalized Learning 

Panel Discussion: In conjunction with Dr. Christopher Shamburg and members of Cohorts 5-7 at NJCU

EdgeCon 2020

Conference Date: January 8-10, 2020

Interactive Workshop: Rethinking Instructional Outcomes with Active Engagement and Data

ISTE 2020

Conference Date: June 28-July 1, 2020

Poster Session: Constructing culturally relevant computational thinking

Hunterdon Ed Tech Fest 2019

Conference Date: August 7, 2019

Interactive Workshop: There's An App for That! Creating Effective Educational Apps for the Classroom

Accepted June 18, 2019

PETE&C 2020

Conference Date: February 23-26, 2020

Poster Session: Academic & Non-Cognitive Competencies in HRI

2020 Proposals

Coming Soon!