Storytelling and Early Literacy Presentations

Storytelling Matters: Reaching Out with Digital Advocacy Stories. Arizona Library Association Conference, Tucson, Arizona, November 2016.

Digital Storytelling Based on the Association for Library Service to Children Competencies: A Learning Activity to Promote Values Associated with Social Justice, Youth Services SIG, ALISE Conference, Chicago, Illinois, January 2015

Shared Storytelling: Shaping Early Childhood Literacy through Stories. Billie J. Askew Reading Recovery and K-6 Literacy Institute, Dallas, Texas, November 2014

Cultural Authenticity and Accuracy: Issues and Challenges for Storytellers. Tejas Storytelling Association (TSA): Texas Storytelling Festival, Denton, Texas, March 2013

Singing into Character: Biographical Storytelling and Song. TSA: Texas Storytelling Festival, Denton, Texas, March 2012

Featured Storyteller, 15th Annual National Conference, American Association of School Librarians, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2011

Shared Telling: Shaping Literate Minds, TSA: Texas Storytelling Festival, Denton, Texas, March 2011

Under the Literacy Umbrella: Family Literacy Night at Rivera Elementary School, in collaboration with Texas Woman's University (TWU) preservice classroom teachers, Denton ISD, and Denton Public Library, October 2010

StoryReader/StoryTeller, co-presented with Maria Cahill, Spicola Forum on Reading, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, March 2010

Storyteller, Storywriter, Tucson Area Reading Council, February 1998

Storytelling: Building Classroom Communities, Tales of Arizona... Then & Now Storytelling Festival, Tucson, Arizona, April 1993