I love spending time with folks committed to literacy and liberation, especially as related to BIPOC children and youth.
Please fill out the contact form below if you’d like me to come work with your faculty and/or school district, or anything in between. Let’s work together!
In the meantime, see below for selected speaking appearances.
November: National Council of Teachers of English, Anaheim, CA
October: Deeper Learning Boston Conference, Westwood, MA
June: 826 National Staff Development Conference
Beyond COVID: Tips & Strategies for Post-Pandemic Success, Panelist for Newton METCO (2/22)
Black History Month Workshop for the University of MO Carter Center for K-12 Black History Education with Aeriale Johnson, #blackboylit (2/27)
#blackboylit: Michigan Reading Association, March 13-14
Maine Black Educators’ Collective Webinar (April 8)
Massachusetts Reading Association with Lorena German and Jess Lifshitz (April 10)
21: Teaching Coming-of-Age: Exploring Literature and Agency with #DisruptTexts Cofounder Kimberly Parker, sponsored by Facing History & Ourselves
August 18: Alberta (CA) Summer Literacy Conference
August 11, MASCD Young People Speak
August 8, National Educator Anti-Racism Conference: English & Anti-Racism Session Abolitionist Teaching Book Club
August 5: Summer Sandbox, NCTE
Long Island Writing Project Summer Mini-Invitational Institute. “Writing Through a Racial Reckoning”
Keynote for Rhode Island Educators of Color Conference [Twitter chat], Providence, RI (Brent Gilson’s Wakelet)
Belmont Public Schools ELA Department & Belmont METCO
#DisruptTexts Keynote for Educator Collaborative
Keynote Speaker, Super Saturday, Chicago
Gorham (ME) Public Schools, ELA Department
Codman Academy Charter Public School, Humanities Department
North Andover (MA) Public Schools