Keynote Presentations

  • Lessons from the Flash Mob
  • Get Up and Move
  • The Power of Blank Paper and Crayons
  • Please inquire about other topics that my be formatted to a keynote presentation.


Child Development and Developmentally Appropriate Practices

  • Realistic Expectations: What to Expect When Working with Small Children
  • Step Away from the Screen: Analyzing the Effects of Digital Technology and Child Development
  • Understanding Learning and Processing Styles


Classroom Environments, Curriculum, and Experiences

  • Assessments, Checklists, and Effective Portfolios
  • Classroom Guidance: Not Just One Solution
  • Loose Parts: Simple Materials, Big Outcomes
  • Take it Outside: Designing Outdoor Learning Environments and Experiences


Language and Literacy

  • Do This, Not That: Alphabet Knowledge
  • Emergent Writers: Embracing the Scribble-Scrabble
  • Language, Literacy, and the Reading with Infants and Toddlers
  • Phonological Awareness: The Cornerstone of Language and Literacy


Physical Development

  • Creating Successful Writers with Developmentally Appropriate Measures
  • Rolling, Spinning, Jumping, and Running: Embracing Big Body Movement and Development
  • Sensory Processing and Development


Science and Math

  • Interactive, Hands-on  Math
  • STEM in Early Education


Stakeholders and Parent Groups

  • Available to speak to parent associations, organizations, and any stakeholder groups regarding child development, early childhood education, and developmentally appropriate practices