Districts Where I Have Presented/Consulted            Gifted / Talented G/T Bilingual  Science
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Gifted / Talented:    
Note:  Unless noted, these in-services have been offered multiple times in different districts.

4 - 6 Hour In-services:

Nature and Needs of the Gifted : Foundation course on nature and needs  (6 hours) Nature and Needs Training 

Nature and Needs of the Gifted : Part 2 - The Social and Emotional Needs  (6 hours) Nature and Needs Training 

Identification and Assessment of the Gifted : Foundation course on Identification and Assessment  (6 hours) Identification and Assessment Training 

Meaningful Menus : Creating Choice in the Classroom  (6 hours)  Training on creating menus - based on my books

Delving into Depth and Complexity : Incorporating these dimensions into classroom instruction  (6 hours) Depth and Complexity Training 

Delving Even Deeper into Depth and Complexity : Using the dimensions of depth and complexity in unit planning, station design, and processing questions.  (6 hours) Depth and Complexity Training 

Cultivating Creativity : Cultivating the Creative Child in your classroom  (6 hours) Creativity Training 

Reaching New Heights! : Higher Order Thinking Skills  (7 hours) Differentiation Training 

Be a Myth Buster: One Size Does Not Fit All!  (6 hours) Differentiation Training 

Be a Myth Buster, Part 2: One Size Does Not Fit All!  (6 hours) Differentiation Training 

Differentiation in the IPC Classroom (6 hours) Differentiation Training 

Differentiating in Elementary Math and Science: Getting it all done!  (6 hours)

Differentiation Training: Strategies that Meet the Needs of All!  (6 hours)

Blah Books Banished, Progressive, Profound, Products Preferred Please! (4 hours) Curriculum Hours  

1 - 3 Hour In-services:

Kicking It Up Series: Preventing Death by Lecture (1 hour) Curriculum Hours  

Kicking It Up Series: Vocabulary (1 hour) Curriculum Hours  

Kicking It Up Series: Note Taking (1 hour) Curriculum Hours  

Kicking It Up Series: Bloom's Questions (1 hour) Curriculum Hours

Kicking It Up Series: Divergent Questions (1 hour) Curriculum Hours  

Creating Choice Series: Task Statements (1 hour) Curriculum Hours  

Creating Choice Series: Meaningful Menus (2 hours) Curriculum Hours  

Creating Choice Series: Independent Studies (1 hour) Curriculum Hours  

Meeting the Needs of the G/T/ Student in the Science Classroom (3 hours) Curriculum Hours C.A.S.T., Various Years
Meeting the Needs of the G/T/ Student in the Science Classroom Part Deux (3 hours) Curriculum Hours C.A.S.T., Houston, Texas

Reaching New Heights: Using H.O.T.S. in the Bilingual/ESL Classroom (2 hours) Curriculum Hours  

Be a Gifted Spotter: Identifying G/T students in a Bilingual/ESL Classroom (2 hours) Identification Hours 

Using Kaplanís Models in Science. (3 hours) Curriculum Hours 

Differentiation Strategies Secondary Students Enjoy: (3 hours) Curriculum Hours

Meaningful Menus for Creating Choice in your Classroom! (2 hours) Curriculum Hours

Secondary Differentiation Handbook Overview! (3 hours) Curriculum Hours

G/T students in your science class? Help is on the way! (2 hours) Curriculum Hours C.A.S.T, Houston, Texas

Kickiní It up a Notch in Secondary Classrooms! (3 hours) Curriculum Hours  

Kickiní it up a Notch in Middle School! (3 hours) Curriculum Hours

Kickiní it up a Notch in High school! (3 hours) Curriculum Hours

Differentiation Strategies Students Enjoy. (3 Hours) Curriculum Hours

Differentiation: The Choice is yours! (2 hours) Curriculum Hours Thornton Middle School, Katy, Texas

Web Cards (20 min. short) Creativity Potpourri, T.A.G.T., Houston, Texas

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G/T Bilingual   

Be a Gifted Spotter: Identifying G/T students in a Bilingual/ESL Classroom (2 hours) Identification Hours 

A G/T Student in My Classroom?  EEEK!: GT Strategies for the Bilingual/ESL Classroom (2 hours) Curriculum Hours  

Reaching New Heights: Using H.O.T.S. in the Bilingual/ESL Classroom (2 hours) Curriculum Hours  

Differentiating for the Bilingual G/T Student: Strategies That Work! (2 hours) Curriculum Hours  

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Science

**Various Science In-service with GT credit is listed under GT above.

Integrating Science TEKS Grade 6 (6 hours) 

Integrating Science TEKS Grade 7 (6 hours) 

Integrating Science TEKS Grade 8 (6 hours)

Using Kaplanís Models in Science (3 hours) Curriculum Hours Cy-Fair Staff Development

Middle School I.P.C. Share Session (2 hours) Science Curriculum Day, Cy- Fair Staff Development

Using CBLs in the science classroom (2 hours): C.A.S.T., Austin, Texas

Using CBLs in the Cy-Fair science classrooms (2 hours)

CBL 2: How to use the new contraptions and survive! (3 hours) Del Valle Junior High, Del Valle, Texas

CBLs: How to use the new contraptions and survive! (3 hours) Thornton Middle School, Katy, Texas

Storytelling Isnít Just for Language Arts Teachers! (2 hours) N.S.T.A, St. Louis, Missouri

Density in the Earth Science Classroom (20 minutes) N.S.T.A, New Orleans, Louisiana

Earthquake Simulations in the Classroom (20 minutes) C.A.S.T., Austin, Texas

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Districts / Conferences Where I Have Presented/Consulted

 Districts **References from all available.

Clark County ISD,  Las Vegas, Nevada Barber's Hill ISD,  Barber's Hill, Texas Dickinson ISD,  Dickinson, Texas
Ennis ISD, Ennis, Texas Silsbee ISD,  Silsbee, Texas Wylie ISD, Wylie, Texas
College Station ISD,  College Station, Texas Dripping Springs ISD,  Dripping Springs, Texas Port Arthur ISD, Port Arthur, Texas
Killeen ISD,  Killeen, Texas Palestine ISD, Palestine, Texas Joshua ISD, Joshua, Texas
New Braunfels ISD,  New Braunfels, Texas Highland Park ISD,  Highland Park, Texas Galveston ISD, Galveston, Texas
Brazosport ISD,  Brazosport, Texas Richardson ISD,  Richardson, Texas Belton ISD, Belton, Texas
Fort Bend ISD,  Spring Branch, Texas Spring Branch ISD,  Spring Branch, Texas Marble Falls ISD,  Marble Falls, Texas
Magnolia ISD,  Magnolia, Texas Woodsboro ISD,  Woodsboro, Texas Del Rio ISD,  Del Rio, Texas
Region X Service Center,  Dallas, Texas Region XV Service Center,  San Angelo, Texas Round Rock ISD,  Round Rock, Texas
Comal ISD, Comal, Texas Del Valle ISD, Del Valle, Texas Houston ISD, Houston, Texas
Houston COOP (multiple school districts), Houston, Texas Wichita Falls ISD, Wichita Falls Texas Waxahachie ISD,  Waxahachie, Texas 
Deer Park ISD, Deer Park, Texas Kerrville ISD,  Kerrville, Texas Katy ISD,  Katy, Texas
Northside ISD, San Antonio, Texas Cypress - Fairbanks ISD,  Houston, Texas Rochester 2-Orleans BOCES, Rochester, New York

Spring ISD, Spring, Texas

West ISD, West, Texas

Waco ISD, Waco, Texas

Aldine ISD, Houston, Texas

South Kinsap Schools, Seattle, Washington

  

  

  

   

Conferences

Great Homeschool Conventions, Cincinnati, OH (G.H.C.)

Houston Suburban Schools Chapter of Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (HSSC/TASCD) Exemplary Showcase

National Council of Teaching Mathematics (N.C.T.M ) Conference

Texas Council for English and Language Arts (T.C.E.L.A) Conferences

Conference for the Advancement of Math Teaching (C.A.M.T.) Conferences

Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (Mini-C.A.S.T) Conferences

Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (C.A.S.T ) Conferences

Texas Association of the Gifted and Talented (T.A.G.T.) Conferences

Other engagements scheduled with new districts for the summer and next school year. This list will updated after those have taken place!

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