Calendar & Events Schedule

Here’s what’s coming up.

Want to see me in person? See where I’ll be speaking next.

August 22, 2022
*Registration Information Coming Soon*

*More Information Coming Soon*

Facing History and Ourselves Online Webinar

Summer Workshop *Please see NYLA to register*

Place: Irvine, California
Date: June 21-24

Place: Birmingham, UK
Date: July 3

Place: Virtual
Date: Nov 6-7

Place: Irvine, CA
Date: December 8

Photo Credit: SXSWEDU

Past keynotes & workshops

Dig through this extensive run of previous bookings that show how I might align with your organization.
  • NCTE National Convention speaker – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • [Co-panelist] SXSW Edu National Convention Speaker – 2019, 2020
  • Heinemann Fellowship 2018-2020
  • Presenter – KWELI Journal Annual Convention 2019, 2020
  • Presenter – Lesley University Literacy for All 2019
  • Presenter – International Literacy Association 2019
  • Penguin Randomhouse Middle-School Teacher Advisory Board 2019-2021
  • Co-Editor “DisruptTexts” English Journal NCTE 2020-2021
  • NCTE Affiliate President – Colorado Language Arts Society (various keynotes and speeches)
    • Past President, 2016-Present
    • President, 2015-16
    • Assistant Online Editor, Statement, 2012-2014
  • Keynote speaker -Conference on Educational Leadership 2019 “Literacy for our Collective Liberation: Removing Institutional Barriers for Leaders and Readers”
  • Keynote speaker -InnEdCo Annual Convention 2019 “Innovators and Co-creators, Re-imagining Our Roles as Educators”
  • Keynote Speaker -The Educator Collaborative Spring Gathering 2020 “Celebrating Black Girlhood”
  • Panelist – Al Jazeera English “The Stream”
  • Keynote Speaker – Global Tea Shares Spring 2020 “Libraries and Literacy for Liberation: New Strategies and Visions”
  • Presenter – Heinemann Webinar “Developing a Critical Consciousness” Spring 2020
  • Presenter – PBS Education “Tools for Anti-racist Teaching”
  • Keynote Speaker and Presenter – Youth Celebrate Diversity – Annual Convention Spring 2020 “Every Day Is A New Beginning”
  • Keynote speaker – North Dakota Librarian’s Association 2021 “We Can’t Make It Until We Make It”
  • Keynote speaker – Virginia Association of Teachers of English 2021 “Love is a Verb: Reimagining Literacy Instruction as a Practice of Liberation”
  • Keynote speaker – NCTE 2021 Annual Convention
  • Co-Presenter – Heinemann Webinar “DisruptTexts in the Classroom” 2021
  • Presenter – Heinemann Webinar “Media Literacy for a New Era” 2021

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