Writing Samples

Invited Lectures and Presentations

*Upcoming* Teaching Spanish with Children's Literature: Lessons from Chile. NECTFL 2019 Annual Conference: Authentic Language, Authentic Learning. February, 2019

*Upcoming* Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Examining Faculty Perspectives. The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Annual Conference. October, 2018

*Upcoming* Mindfulness in the Classroom. Professional development workshop scheduled to be delivered at Bernards BOE. 08/2018

*Upcoming* So, you wanna be a doctor? Professional development workshop scheduled to be delivered at Bernards BOE. 08/2018

Teaching with Thematic Units. Professional development workshop delivered at Bernards BOE. 06/2018

Teaching with Compassion: Best Practices. Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile. 05/2017

Mindfulness in the Classroom. Professional Development Workshop for K-12 teachers, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. 02/2017

Higher Education Student Engagement- Exploring Evidence-Based Strategies. 2016 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 02/2016

Teacher Professional Development: Taking Charge! Conference workshop for Kappa Delta Pi Biennial Convocation, Orlando, FL 10/2015

Unpacking Higher Education Student Engagement. Academic forum presentation delivered at The Danube University, Krems, Austria. 08/2015

Dealing with VIPs: Very Involved Parents. Workshop delivered at Bernards BOE. 07/2015

Maximizing Your Prep Time: Time Management for Teachers. Workshop delivered at Bernards Township School District. 07/2015 and 07/2016

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Tips, Strategies, Implications. Workshop delivered at Bernards Township School District. 08/2015 and 07/2016

Elementary World Language Program Evaluation. Bernards Township Schools. 06/2015-07/2016

Measuring Student Engagement Levels in their Core Courses. Program Evaluation. Seton Hall University. 03/201

Teacher Self-Mentoring district presentation. Bernards School District, Basking Ridge, NJ. 01/2015

School Culture and Climate Evaluation. East Mountain School, Carrier Clinic, Belle Mead, NJ 11/2011