presentations

“Foundations of Early Literacy and the Elements of Storytime,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Bellaire, MI, 2013

“Foundations of Early Literacy and the Elements of Storytime,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Bellaire, MI, 2012

“Keynote: Elements of Early Literacy,” Michigan Library Association Summer Reading Workshop, Lansing, MI, 2012

“Foundations of Early Literacy and the Elements of Storytime,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Gaylord, MI, 2011

“Mid Management Success,” Michigan Library Association Ask the Professional, Lansing, MI, 2010

“Responses to The Time of Our Choosing,” Michigan Library Consortium, Lansing, MI, 2009

“Bridging Connections: Participatory Networks and the Library,” Michigan Library Association Spring Institute, Grands Rapids, MI, 2008

“Young Adult Programming,” “Young Adult Collection Development,” “Developing a Children’s Area,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Petoskey, MI, 2008

“Best Books for Teens,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI, 2007

“Perfect Photo Sharing with Flickr,” Michigan Library Consortium, Lansing, MI, 2007

“Teen Services,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Petoskey, MI, 2006

“Taking the Leap: Transitioning from Youth to Management,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI, 2006

“Planning Programs for Your Library,” Mid-Michigan Library League, Cadillac, MI, 2006

“Technology Trends,” Michigan Library Association Spring Institute, Novi, MI, 2006

“Teen Services for Front-Line Staff,” Library of Michigan Beginning Workshop, Petoskey, MI, 2006

“The Randolph Caldecott Award: Recognizing Outstanding Stories Told Through Illustration,” Central Michigan University Park Library Arthur Rackham Special Exhibition, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2006

“The Randolph Caldecott Award: Recognizing Outstanding Stories Told Through Illustration,” Philanthropic Education Association, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2005

“We’ve Got Your Back: Librarians and Teens Speak Out on Intellectual Freedom,” American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 2005

“The Randolph Caldecott Award: Recognizing Outstanding Stories Told Through Illustration,” Michigan Story Festival, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2005

“Graphic Novel Core Collections,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, 2005

“ALA Media Awards Committees: How to Get on Them,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Traverse City, MI, 2004

“Popular Media Resources: Collection Development & Research,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Traverse City, MI, 2004

“Teen Summer Reading,” Michigan Summer Reading Workshops, Gaylord, MI, 2004

“Public Library Services to Teens,” White Pine Library Cooperative Workshop, Clare, MI, 2004

“Core Graphic Novel Collections,” Michigan Library Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI, 2003

“The Patriot Act,” League of Women Voters, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2003

“Children’s & Young Adult Programming on a Shoestring Budget,” Children’s & Teen Services Divisions Workshop, Lansing, MI, 2002

“Reading Road Trip,” Michigan Summer Reading Program Workshop, Lansing, MI, 2001

“Internet Programming for Teens,” Michigan Library Consortium Teens & the Internet Workshop, Clare, MI, 2000