This challenging school year has made it clear that educational institutions and educators must be flexible and willing to adapt to a changing educational landscape. This will be easier to do if school leaders harness the talent on their campuses and create systems that encourage teachers to learn with and from each other. Professional learning […]
The last couple of months have been exhausting on a lot of levels as teachers and students shift to online learning. I would venture to guess that everyone is ready for a much-deserved summer break. Teachers looking for creative ways to end the school year may want to consider a “What are YOU curious about?” […]
Covid 19 has educators and educational institutions worried about and preparing for possible school closures. What happens if students have to stay home for days or even weeks? How can we keep them learning remotely? What strategies and technology tools can teachers leverage to take their traditional classes online? I have fielded multiple questions about […]
As schools prepare to accommodate more in-person learning, many are opting for a hybrid schedule that divides the student body into two groups that will alternate days on campus to keep numbers lower in classrooms and allow for social distancing. Typically, the hybrid schedule includes an all-virtual day–usually on a Monday or a Wednesday. The […]
In the last ten months, teachers have had to design and facilitate learning for various teaching and learning landscapes. Teachers in states hit hard by the pandemic, like my home state of California, have been online since March. Some teachers are on a hybrid schedule seeing students a couple of days each week. Others are […]
When I began my career in education, I believed the value I brought to the classroom was my subject area expertise cultivated as an English major at UCLA and my pedagogical expertise honed while working on my teaching credential and Masters in Education. I operated under that misguided assumption for years. I remember feeling intense […]
The 2020-2021 school year promises to be unpredictable from start to finish. Teachers may be teaching online, on a hybrid schedule, or juggling students both in class and online in a concurrent classroom. Regardless of the situation teachers are in, it’s helpful to have a strong foundation in online and blended learning. I’ve designed a […]

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Keynotes Thrive in Any Teaching and Learning LandscapeAs educational landscapes evolve, educators need to embrace a mindset, skillset, and toolset that allows them to thrive in class, online, or a blend of the two! It’s time to design and facilitate learning experiences that free teachers from their role as the expert at the front of […]

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My keynotes, workshops, and coaching sessions are customized to meet the specific needs of the event, school, and/or teachers I am working with. I am available to deliver any of the keynotes or facilitate any of the workshops below in person or online. Getting Started with Blended & Online Learning (Self-paced Online Course) This course […]