Conferences & Speaking Events


American Educational Research Association Presentations (AERA)

  • Learning to Teach Literacy: Figured Worlds of Teacher Candidates in Clinically-Rich Methods Courses (April 2018)
  • Voices from the Periphery: (Inter)cultural Literacy Capitals and Identities of Chinese International Preservice Teachers in Early Childhood Education (May 2017)
  • Reimagining Common Core Practices: Perspectives on Classroom-Based Multilingual, Multiliteracy, and Multimodal Teaching/Learning (April 2016)
  • Meaningful Writing: The Choices of Young Emergent Bilingual Students when Drawing on their Out-of-School Resources (April 2016)
  • What is a “Good Writer”? From Language and Nationhood to Superheroes: Writing in a French-English Curriculum (April 2014)

Ethnography in Education Research Forum Conference Presentations

  • Teacher Agency: Incorporating Students’ Lives into a French-English Writing Curriculum (February 2015)

Literacy Research Association Presentations (LRA)

  • Bilingual Teacher Candidates’ Shifting Professional Identities and Practices in a Field-based Teaching Methods Course (December 2020)
  • Towards Agentive and Bilingual Writing Spaces: Bridging the Separation of French and English in a Dual Language Classroom (December 2020)
  • Reconceptualizing the Writing Process: Embracing ‘Othered’ Dimensions of Writing (December 2019)
  • ‘It will be a Complete Fail’: One Preservice Teacher’s Evolving Ideas about Literacy Teaching Practices (December 2019)
  • Literacy Research in Uncertain Times: Becoming “Undisciplined” (December 2018)
  • “It has to look a certain way”: Young Emergent Bilinguals’ Perceived Notions of “Good Writing” in a French-English Curriculum (December 2015)
  • Language and nationhood: Competing notions of being a “good writer” in a French-English curriculum (December 2013)

National Association for Bilingual Education Presentations (NABE)

  • Changing Bilingual Teacher Candidates’ Understandings of Effective Biliteracy Teaching Practices through a Clinically-Rich Biliteracy Methods Course (February 2020)

National Council of Teachers of English Presentations (NCTE)

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  • Teaching and Reaching all our Students: Writing Experience Workshops for Strong and Struggling Writers (November 2017)

Speaking Events

Reading Specialists Council of Suffolk (RSCS)

  • What is a Picture Book? Expanding the Types of Texts Used with Children: Postmodern Picture Books and Wordless Picture Books  (Spring 2020)
  • Using Students’ Backgrounds and Interests to Support Their Writing (Spring 2019)