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Workshops
1.    Reading with a HEAP of Books Workshop, Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD, June 2007.
2.    Classroom Libraries and Literature Workshop, Belle Fourche Elementary Schools, Belle Fourche, SD, November 2005
3.    Reading First Workshop, Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD, June 2005
4.    Grant Writing Workshop, Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, AZ, May 2001.
5.    Title I Reading Strategies Workshop, Phoenix Elementary School District No. 1, Phoenix, AZ, September 1997.
6.    Title I Summer Workshop, Phoenix Elementary School District No. 1, Phoenix, AZ, June 1997.
7.    Teacher as Reader Conversation Groups, Greater Paradise Valley Reading Council, Scottsdale, AZ, October 1995.
8.    Literary Hero Integration, Washington Elementary School District, Phoenix, AZ, August 1995.
9.    Integrating Curriculum: Focus on Writing, Washington School District, Phoenix, AZ, February 1995.
10.    Language Development, Up Start Foundation, Phoenix, AZ, January 1995.
11.    Whole Language Workshop, Redfield Public Schools, Redfield, SD, July 1991.
12.    Seminar on Bibliotherapy, Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX, March 1985.

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Other Professional Activities and Service – Conference Work:
1.    Panel Discussion, “Current Practices in Gifted Instruction,” South Dakota Association for Gifted Children, Pierre, SD, October 2009.
2.    Research Coach for a Reading Practicum Student, “The Circle of Literature Circles,” Black Hills Research Symposium, BHSU, Spearfish, SD, February 2007.
3.    Research Coach for two Reading Methods Students, “Super Six Comprehension Strategies,” Black Hills Research Symposium, BHSU, Spearfish, SD, March 2006.
4.    Presenter-Coach for 24 Reading Methods Students, “Six Studies that Support NCLB,” Black Hills Research Symposium, BHSU, Spearfish, SD, March 2005.
5.    Conference Chair, South Dakota Reading Council State Conference, Spearfish, March 2004.
6.    Co-Director, Themes Mini-Conference, Phoenix West Reading Conference, Grand Canyon University, 1997-2001.
7.    Conference Site Chair, Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Mesa, October 2000.
8.    Local Arrangements Committee, “Renewing Our Commitment to Adolescent Literacy Learners: Focus on Middle and High School Reading,” International Reading Association Forum, Tucson, AZ, March 2000.
9.    Recorder, Panel discussion: “Digital to Analog,” National Council of Teachers of English, Albuquerque, NM, March 1998.
10.    Conference Chairperson, Arizona Reading Association State Conference and Arizona Library Association Annual Conference, Phoenix, December 1996.
11.    Director, Themes Mini-Conference, Phoenix West Reading Council, Grand Canyon University, January 1995 and January 1996.
12.    Conference Local Arrangements Coordinator, Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Mesa, October 1995.
13.    Conference Coordinator, Research Mini-Conference, Graduate Students in Reading Education, Tempe, AZ, March 1990 and April 1991.
14.    Conference Coordinator, 20th and 21st Annual Arizona State University Reading Conferences, Phoenix, AZ, February 1990 and February 1991.

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Presentations – International/National
1.    “Using Literature to Teach Health,” European Reading Conference, Braga, Portugal, July 2009.
2.    “Reading with a HEAP of books,” International Reading Association Regional Reading Conference, Billings, Montana, October 2007.
3.    “Membership Development: All for One and One for All,” International Reading Association Convention, Chicago, IL, May 2006.
4.    “Effects of a Technology-Infused Curriculum on Fluency and Reading Comprehension: A Three Year Case Study,” World Reading Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2002.
5.    “Teacher-Librarian Partnership,” World Reading Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, July 2000.
6.    “Bellair Elementary School: Exemplary Reading Award,” International Reading Association Annual Convention, Indianapolis, ID, May 2000.
7.    “Little Pebble, Big Ripple,” Partnership Conference, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, August 1998.
8.    “Talkin’ Trash!” Northern Arizona University Partnership Conference, Flagstaff, AZ, October, 1997.
9.    “Writing Standards, Arizona Language Arts Design Team,” International Reading Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, May 1996.
10.    “Teacher-Librarian Partnership in a Literature-Based Approach,” International Reading Association Annual Convention, Anaheim, CA, May 1995.
11.    “Teacher-Librarian Partnerships in Literature-Based Approach, “ Reading Research Conference, Anaheim, CA, April 1995.
12.    “Expanding Collaborative Partnerships,” National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Minneapolis, MN, March 1995.
13.    “The Teacher-Librarian Partnership in a Literature-Based Approach,” National Reading Conference, San Diego, CA, December 1994.
14.    “The Teacher Librarian Partnership,” Second Whole Language Umbrella Conference, Phoenix, AZ, August 1991.

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Presentations – Regional/State
1.    “Reading with a HEAP of Books,” South Dakota Reading Council Conference, Pierre, SD, March 2008.
2.    “Reading with a HEAP of Books,” South Dakota Library Association Conference, Chamberlain, October 2008.
3.    “Comprehension Strategies That Work,” South Dakota Reading Council Conference, Pierre, SD, March 2007.
4.    “Improving Fluency through Strategies,” South Dakota Reading Council Conference, Pierre, SD, March 2007.
5.    “Learn Words, Words, Words: Vocabulary Strategies,” South Dakota Reading Council Conference, Pierre, SD, March 2007.
6.    “Books for Babies,” South Dakota Reading Council Conference, Pierre, SD, March 2007.
7.    “Aligning Health and Reading with a HEAP of Books,” Governor’s Teacher Leadership Conference, Pierre, SD, October 2006.
8.    “YARP,” South Dakota Library Association Annual Conference, Rapid City, SD, September 22, 2006.
9.    “Book Packets from BHSU,” South Dakota Reading Council 35th Annual Convention, Pierre, SD, March 2006.
10.    “Powerful Predictable Books,” South Dakota Reading Council 35th Annual Convention, Pierre, SD, March 2006.
11.    “Read, Write, and Fold-a-Book,” South Dakota Reading Council 35th Annual Convention, Pierre, SD, March 2006.
12.    “Powerful Predictable Books,” 2006 Conference for Early Childhood, Spearfish, SD, January 2006.
13.    “Read, Write, and Fold-a-Book,” 2006 Conference for Early Childhood, Spearfish, SD, January 2006.
14.    “Literature Book Files,” South Dakota Reading Council Annual Spring Conference, Aberdeen, SD, March 2005.
15.    “Poetry for Everyone,” South Dakota Reading Council Annual Spring Conference, Aberdeen, SD, April 2, 2005.
16.    “Teacher-Talk about Children’s Literature,” 31st Plains International Reading Association Regional Conference, Bismarck, ND, October 8, 2004.
17.    “Literature Book Files,” South Dakota Reading Conference, Rapid City, SD, April 2003.
18.    “What We’ve Learned – National Board Certification in Library Media,” Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, December 2002.
19.    “AZ Young Readers’ Award Share Session,” Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, December 2001.
20.    “Arizona Young Readers: Intermediate Books,” Arizona Reading Association Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 2001.
21.    “AZ Young Readers’ Award Share Session,” Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 2000.
22.    “Arizona Young Readers: Intermediate Books,” Arizona Reading Association Conference, Mesa, AZ, October 2000.
23.    “AZ Young Readers’ Award Share Session,” Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 1999.
24.    “AZ Young Readers’ Award Share Session,” Arizona Reading Association Conference, Tucson, AZ, October 1999
25.    “Power Writing Links to Power Math,” Arizona Reading Association Conference, Casa Grande, AZ, October 1998.
26.    “Telling Our Stories: Multicultural Literature,” Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 1997.
27.    “Shuffle the Deck,” 25th Southwest International Reading Association Regional Conference, Tucson, AZ, October 1997.
28.    “Let’s Make Books,” Arizona Young Authors’ Conference, Casa Grande, AZ, March 1997.
29.    “Pop into Books,” Young Authors Conference, Casa Grande, AZ, March 1996
30.    “Literacy Connection for Preservice and Elementary Students Via Pen Pal,” Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Mesa, AZ, October 1995.
31.    “Partnerships: Expanding Your Collaborative Horizon,” Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, December 1994.
32.    “Teachers and the Internet,” Arizona English Teachers’ Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 1994.
33.    “Building Community Through Metaphors,” Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Mesa, AZ, October 1993.
34.    “Let’s Read Together,” Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Casa Grande, AZ, October 1992.
35.    “We’re In This Together,” Arizona State Library Association and Arizona Educational Media Association Joint Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 1992.
36.    “Mama Bear, Grandpa Bear and Baby Bear,” 5th Annual K-3 Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February 1992.
37.    “Mice Are Nice,” 20th Southwest International Reading Association Conference, Tucson, AZ, January 1992.
38.    “The Role of the Elementary School Librarian in the Reading Program,” ASLA/MPLA/AEMA Joint Conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 1992.
39.    “Information Power and the School Librarian: An Educational Resource,” ASLA/AEMA Joint Conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 1990.
40.    “Let’s Talk Transitions,” Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Sierra Vista, AZ, October 1990.
41.    “Are You Missing a Resource That You Need?” Arizona Reading Association State Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 1989.

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Presentations -- Local
1.    “Reading Strategies,” Sioux Valley Reading Council, Sioux Falls, SD, January 2007.
2.    “Reading Strategies,” Paha Sapa Reading Council, Deadwood, SD, January 2007.
3.    “Book Making K-12,” Northern Hills Reading Council, Sturgis, SD, September 2006.
4.    “Read, Write, and Fold-a-Book,” Christian Day School, Rapid City, SD, May 2006.
5.    “Making Books,” Paha Sapa Reading Council, Deadwood, SD, January 2006.
6.    “Lewis and Clark: A Reader’s Theater,” Paha Sapa Reading Council, Deadwood, SD, February 2005.
7.    “Teachers as Readers: A Critical Review of Intermediate Level Books,” Teachers Applying Whole Language, Tucson, AZ, October 2000.
8.    “Bellair School Makes History Come Alive,” Eye on Innovation: Multimedia Presentations, Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, AZ, April 2000. 
9.    “Let’s Make Books,” Arizona Young Author’s Annual Conference, Casa Grande, AZ, February 1999.
10.    “Bookmaking,” Verde Valley Reading Council, Sedona, AZ, January 1999.
11.    “Books You Can Make,” Theme Mini-Conference, Phoenix West Reading Council, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, February 1998 and February 1999.
12.     “Raise the Roof: Building a Service Learning Project,” Center for Excellence in Education Honors Week Program, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, April 1998.
13.    “S.T.A.R.S.: Students and Teachers Applying Reading Strategies,” Arizona State University Reading Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February 1998.
14.    “Ideas for Poetry,” Yavapai Reading Council, Prescott, AZ, January 1998.
15.     “Bookmaking,” Central Arizona Reading Council, Casa Grande, AZ, September 1997.
16.     “Talk Knows No Bounds,” Arizona State University Reading Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February 1997.
17.    “Enriching Speaking Opportunities,” Teachers Applying Whole Language Annual Fall Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 1996.
18.    “Teachers as Readers,” Arizona State University Reading Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February 1996.
19.    “Integrating Curriculum: Focus on Writing,” Middle School Inservice, Washington School District, Phoenix, AZ, February 1995.
20.    “Poetry I Can Write,” Young Author’s Day, Ira Murphy School, Peoria School District, Peoria, AZ, January 1995.
21.    “Language Development," Best Practices Conference, Up Start Foundation, Phoenix, AZ, January 1995.
22.    “Space, Planets and Me,” Themes Mini-Conference, Grand Canyon University and Phoenix West Reading Council, Phoenix, AZ, November 1994.
23.    “Inclusive Theme Cycles,” Washington District, Back to School Conference, Phoenix, AZ, August 1994.
24.    “I Read Aloud Everyday,” 24th Annual Arizona State University Reading Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February 1994.
25.    “Sharing Children’s Books,” WOW+SHARE Joint Conference, Glendale, AZ, September 1992.
26.    “Trends in Education,” Phoenix West Reading Council, Panel Discussion, Phoenix, AZ, March 1992.
27.    “Reading Is a Rainbow World!” Huachuca Area Reading Conference, Sierra Vista, AZ, March 1992.
28.    “Is That the End of the Story?” 22nd Annual Arizona State University Reading Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February, 1992.
29.    “E is for Everyone,” S.M.I.L.E. Back-to-School Conference, Glendale, AZ, September 1991.
30.    “Your Librarian Partner,” S.M.I.L.E. Workshop, Gilbert, AZ, January 1991.
31.    “Information Power and the School Librarian: An Educational Resource,” Arizona State Library Association and Arizona Educational Media Association Joint Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 1990.
32.    “Focusing the Effort in a Whole Language Class,” Whole Language Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 1989.

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