Upcoming Events

  • Science and Strategies for Supporting Our Tweens and Teens in Pandemic Recovery and a Rapidly Changing World
    Tue, Aug 31
    Webinar
    For this second Brown School of Social Work Open Classroom, available to alumni and students, I'll discuss how the past two years and pandemic schooling and life may impact the well-being and future planning of our young people.
  • Children's Defense Fund Staff Retreat
    Fri, Sep 24
    CDF Haley Farms
    Children's Defense Fund Staff Retreat
    I'm thrilled to be joining the CDF team this fall at their strategy retreat. Together we will grapple with the needs of today's youth, their futures, and what we all must do to realize racial justice and child and youth well-being in America.
  • Keynote for the Southwestern Illinois School Counselor Association (SWISCA)
    Wed, Dec 01
    Edwardsville
    Keynote for the Southwestern Illinois School Counselor Association (SWISCA)
    School counselors and student support staff have faced unprecedented challenges and stress over the past two school years. This keynote will focus on what counselors need to know and practice in order to best support themselves and their students now and in the rapidly-changing future.
  • Keynote for the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs
    Fri, Feb 04
    Minnesota
    Keynote for the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs
    Every kid learns differently, and not all young people thrive in a traditional high school model. I'm thrilled to join Minnesota's alternative educators this February to share why alternative education programs are more important than ever before.
  • "What Schools Could Be" FREE Virtual Summer Book Club
    July 9, July 23, July 30, August 6 @ 2ET
    WSCB Virtual Community Platform
    I'm joining forces with the "What Schools Could Be" community this summer (2021) to offer a first-ever virtual book club on Making It. Together, we'll process what happened during the pandemic, and use the book as a way to make sense of things and start planning for the future.