SPEAKING PRESENTATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Upcoming Presentations

2017

Feb 28-Mar 3 Consulting for World Bank and Ministry of Education. Hanoi, Vietnam

March 14-15 Professional development week, Edmonton Canada

April 7 Moorepark College Professional Development Program: How students learn math best

Apr 21 Seminarium Certification Program of Chile. Neuroscience Seminar. Santiago, Chile

April 29 Butler University Graduate School of Educational, Neuroscience Conference, Indiana

May 5 Professional Development Educators Conference. Toronto

May 12 Professional Development Educators Conference. Saskatoon

Jun 6 Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School.Summit for Transformative Learning. St. Louis, Missouri

June 28 Francis Marion University Summit for Transformative Learning.. Center of Excellence Conference Summer Institute: Preparing Teachers of Children of Poverty. . Florence, SC.

June 30-July 2 ASCD regional professional development conference. Denver, CO


July 10-14 Learning and the Brain. UCSB International Institute. Santa Barbara, Ca

July 17-21 Learning and the Brain. UCSB International Institute, Santa Barbara, Ca

Aug 1-3 Teaching Fellows Institute. Charlotte, NC

Aug 15-16 14th Annual IGNITE Conference, Palm Springs School District, Temecula, Ca

Sept 23 International Confederation of Principals (ICP) convention. Cape Town International Convention Centre. Cape Town, South Africa

Nov 21 Professional Development Conference for Educators, Langly, Canada



2018

January 12-15 Conference Keynote: The Art and Science of Connecting Mind, Body, and Emotions for Student Success. Scotts Valley, CA



Previous Presentations

2016

Wenatchee School District Keynote and workshop: Understanding the Brain's Responses to Emotion and the Strategies that Promote the Motivation and Growth Mindset.  Day 2, Workshops. , Wenatchee, Wash Dec 1,2

Montana State University, Conference on Student Success. Keynote. Bozeman, Montana Nov 3

Edmonton Public Schools. Day Workshop.
Edmonton, Canada
Oct 21

Anne Lise Schools. Day Work Shop
Laguna Beach, Ca Oct 14

Garden Grove Unified School District
Garden Grove, Ca Oct 13


Wichita Collegiate, Professional Development Day Wichita, Kansas Sept 19

District Professional Development Regional Learning Consortium. Full-day Workshop Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada Aug 30

District Professional Development Regional Learning Consortium. Full-day Workshop Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada Aug 30

PEN of Arizona. Educator's professional development Brain and Learning Presentation Aug 25

Aprender Criança Congress Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Summer Institute Learning and the Brain,
Aug 20

UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA July 25 to July 29

Summer Institute Learning and the Brain, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA July 18 to July 22

Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT) Keynote. San Antonio, Texas July 1

University of Washington skype conference June 21

Midwest Australia Professional Development. Geraldton, Midwestern, Australia June 1-3:

Math Webinar
Larry Sterne May 12

2-day Workshop on Child and Adolescent Brain Development. Central East Collaborative. Strathmore, Alberta, Canada May 3-4

Learning and the Brain Orlando. Fla April 7,

LearnFest Conference. Keynote. Louisville, Kentucky, Mar 21

Pearson Virtual Conference Joyful and Successful Learning Techniques for your Active Classroom March 10

Literacy Promise Conference McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University, SLC, Utah March 11

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Neurologic Basis for Instructional Design. Lewisburg, West Virginia March 3

PEN Presentation for Parents and Teacher Workshops. Palo Alto, Ca Feb 25


Miami Country Day. Parent presentation and professional development workshop, Miami, Fla
Feb 11



2015

Saskatchewan Conference on Children and Adolescents: Brain Development, Behavior. Saskatoon , Canada Nov. 18


Milken Community Schools Faculty Professional Development and Parent Education Event. Los Angeles, CA November 4 

Alberta School Based Mental Health Conference. Keynote: Neuroscience and Learning Strategies of Enhancing Emotional Self-Management, Motivation and Perseverance. Calgary, Canada Oct 30

ATEC (Association of Teachers of Exceptional Children)
Conference, Nova Scotia. Workshops Oct 23

Professional development day. Canaan, New Hampshire Oct 16

Seven Arrows School: Faculty workshop and parent presentation, Pacific Palisades, Ca Oct. 7

Orange County Department of Education. Project GLAD 23rd Annual Conference. Keynote
presentation.
Oct 1

ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate) 2015 Annual Conference for Member and Affiliate Schools. Buenos Aires, Argentina August 28, 29, 30

Day of Professional Development. Santa Maria Bonita School District. Santa Maria, CaAugust 4:

Summer Institute: Learning and the Brain, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA July 27-31

Summer Institute: Learning and the Brain, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA July 20-24

Innovations in Peace Education and Social Neuroscience: Strategies to Promote Thriving Middle Schools through Brain-Based Learning” Conference. Keynote. American University. Washington, D.C. July 17

EDCO Collaborative. Two-day professional development workshop. Boston, MA July 8-9 

University of Washington. Professional development - Skype June 24

California Association of Independent Schools. Heads of Schools Conference. Santa Barbara, CA. June 22

CSCAU (College Committee for Adult Upgrading) AGM & Annual Conference. Keynote. Windsor, Canada June 2

Summit Of National Leaders Conference On Experimentation and Innovation in Education And STEM. Museum of Science and Industry. Keynote Presenter. Chicago, Il. May 13

Harvard Westlake School. Professional Development Los Angeles, Ca. May 5

COBIS
(Council of British International Schools) Conference, “21st  Century Learners: The Challenge of a New Environment”- Keynote addresses. British School of Beijing. Beijing, China Mar 21:

Presentations throughout Australia in organized by Pearson Academy including Brisbane, Sydney, and Perth March 2-9

Pearson Education National Conference: Thinking About Thinking, Learning About Learning: Insights From Educational Practice, Psychology And Neuroscience. Keynote presentation. Melbourne, Australia February 26th & 27th  

Alamo Heights ISD Professional Development Presentation. San Antonio, Texas Feb 16:

Saint Mary's Hall San Antonio, Texas Feb 17

Woods Academy. Faculty Workshop. Baltimore, MD Feb 10

Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) Leadership Institute workshops. February 3: Mobile, AL; February 4: Prattville, AL; February 5: Huntsville, AL

Lester B. Pearson School District. Day of Professional Development Neuroscience of Learning workshop. Montreal, CA Jan 14

New Hampshire NASCD Professional Development Workshop Jan 12


2014

7th Annual Hong Kong Conference 21st Century Learning International: Keynote, Preconference workshop, and workshop sessions. Parent and community presentations Dec 10: How Your Child Learns Best. Hong Kong. Dec 10-13

Learning and the Brain one-day workshop in Los Angeles Dec 4

Learning and the Brain one-day workshop in San Diego Dec 3

School of Education, Marian University
Keynote Presentation. Neuroscience of Learning Conference
Indianapolis, IN. Nov 7-8

SACS Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. Nov. 6

Head Royce School. Faculty and Parent Presentations. Oakland, CA Oct 15-16:

Madison-Oneida BOCES. Professional development one-day workshop.Verona, New York Oct 2:

Knox School. Faculty Professional Devlopment.
Santa Barbara, Ca August 28,


Laker School District. Faculty Workshop Pidgeon, MI. August 22:

Maine Township High School District. Three-Day Faculty Workshop Park Ridge, IL August 18-19-20.

Eanes ISD Professional Learning Conference. Austin, Texas August 14

The Learning Center of North Texas. One-day workshop. Fort Worth, Texas August 7

Summer Educators Institute Learning and the Brain: Neuroscience, Memory, and Executive Skills: Strategies for Executive Functions, Memory and Learning University of California, Santa Barbara, CA July 28 to August 1

Summer Educators Institute Learning and the Brain: Neuroscience and Classroom Engagement: Strategies for Maximizing Students' Attention, Focus and Potential University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. July 21 to July 25

8th Annual African Education Week Conference Keynote Presentation at . Sandton Convention Centre. Johannesburg, South Africa July 9-11

Contra Costa County Office of Education for the CCSS Expert Series. Pleasant Hill, CA  Apr 29: 

Estrella Mountain Community College Faculty Workshop. Avondale, Arizona April 4:

EARCOS Annual Conference Bangkok,Thailand March 27-28

AASSA (The Association of American Schools in South America) Annual Educators’ Conference Pre-Conference: March 19,20,21 Keynote March 22, 2014. Sao Paulo, Brazil

Institute For Development And Stimulation Of Human Potential (IDEPH). First International Conference on Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and Education. Full-day workshop Lisbon, Portugal . March 7.

Tarleton State University Educator Workshop. Stephenville, Texas. February 26

Knowledge Source Institute.
Neuroscience and the Classroom:
Strategies for Maximizing Students' Engagement, Memory & Potentials. Bangkok, Thailand

Executive Functions and Memory in the Classroom. Full-day Workshops from Learning and the Brain. Garden Grove, CA. Glendale, CA. 20 Feb

Annual Catholic's Educators Conference, Catholic Independent Schools, Vancouver Archdiocese, Vancouver, BC February 13

(CART) High School Faculty Workshop for the Center for Advanced Research and Technology , Clovis California. January 7

2013

Michigan Charter School Partners - 2-Day workshop. Novi, Michigan. November 25-26

Learning and Brain Boston. Learning & Brain Boston. Preconference workshop Nov 14: Judy Willis and Jay McTighe Bringing Standards to Life through Neuroscience and Understanding by Design. Saturday Session, Nov 15: The Toolbox in the Prefrontal Cortex You Can Unlock With Student Directed Learning For Concept Acquisition (and the CCS!)" Boston Ma Nov 14-16

Maret School: Faculty In-Service "Neuroscience Pathways from Lab to Classroom" Washington, D.C. Nov. 6

St. Andrew's Episcopal School Faculty and Community Presentations. Potomac, MD Nov. 4 evening-5

AIMS Conference. Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore, MD. Nov. 4

Marian University Neuroscience of Learning Conference: Keynote presentations. Indianapolis, IN.Nov. 1-2
Child Australia Early Childhood Education and Care Biennial Conference. Keynote and breakout workshop. How to Use Power of Neuroplasticity to Build Better Brains With Joyful Learning for All Children. Perth, Australia. October 26-27

Shoalhaven River Learning Community."A Day with Dr Judy Willis: Teachers Leading Learning” Shoalhaven, Australia Oct 25:


Texas ASCD with Jay McTighe. UbD and neuroscience. Corpus Christi, Tx Oct 20:

Math Curriculum Series of Lewis Cass Intermediate School District Math Workshop for MAISA Units . Cassopolis, Michigan Oct 14.

World Language Department. University School of Milwaukee. Teaching Proficiency Through Whole Brain. . Milwaukee, WI October 11

The Odyssey School. Faculty Workshop. Stevenson, Maryland Oct. 7

Berks County Intermediate Unit. Workshop for Administrators, Curriculum Directors, Teacher Leaders about Strategies Correlated with Neuroscience Research Related to Student Engagement and Motivation. Berks County, PA. October 3

School Visits and Consultation - Lijang, Duzekong, Hong Kong. Sept 24-30

International conference on Feedback and Metacognition . Nanjing International School. Keynote and breakout sessions. Nanjing, China. Sept. 20-22

Indian Creek School. Professional Development Workshop. Crownsville, MD Sept 4

Lyndon Institute. Professional Development Workshop. Lyndon Center, Vermont Aug 26

Colorado Mountain College. Faculty workshop. Rifle, CO Aug 21

Annual Curriculum Conference Pitt County Schools. Building Executive Functions for Skillsets for 21st Century and CCSS Success. , Greenville, NC Aug 14

Edutopia Staff Writers’ Summit. San Francisco, CA August 7-9

Learning & the Brain /UCSB Summer Institutes 2013: University of California, Santa Barbara July 23-26 and July 30-Aug 2

American Federation of Teachers Professional Development Network Conference 2013. Why Students Don’t Remember. Washington, DC.July 21

Sherbrooke Elementary School District. 2 day workshop. Quebec, Canada June 26-27

AIM High Annual Summer Learning Conference. Keynote. San Francisco, CA. June 19:

Summer Institute for Collaboration Among the Arts for Educators. Keynote and breakout sessions. Atlanta, Georgia. June 3

Learning and Brain. preconference workshop and presentation. Washington, DC May 3-5

Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). Annual Conference. Learning to Love Math. Full day symposium, keynote and breakout sessons. Duluth, MN
Apr 25-27

Professional Development workshop Orangeville District Secondary Schools, Orangeville, Ontario. Apr 22

Maricopa Community Colleges' Adjunct Faculty Day of Learning Conference. GateWay Community College. Keynote. Phoenix, Arizona. April 13:

St. Michaels University School, Brain Health Week Speaker for students, parents, teachers. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Apr 11

Powerful Classroom Strategies from Neuroscience Research. A Learning and the Brain Regional Workshop. Dedham, MA Apr 9

Powerful Classroom Strategies from Neuroscience Research. A Learning and the Brain Regional Workshop. Cromwell, CT Apr 8

International School of Vienna Professional Development Workshop. Judy Willis and Jay McTighe: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience. Vienna, Austria Mar 27-28

Laguna Beach Unified School District. Parent presentation and teacher workshop. Laguna Beach, CA. Mar 20

New York State Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference for School Assistant Superintendents and division Heads. Young Minds: How Brain Research Informs Practice. Keynote and breakout sessions. Mohonk, NY Mar 7-8

Southeast Washington Association of School Administrators Annual Conference. 2-day workshop for school administrators. Pasco, Wash Feb 20-21

Madrid International Learning and Brain Conference,
Keynote and breakout sessions.Madrid, Spain
Feb 16

Teachers Matter Conference. Bay of Islands, New Zealand January 31/Feb 1

Teachers Matter Conference. Invercargill, New Zealand January 28/29

The 16th International Conference on Thinking (ICOT) Wellington, NZ Jan 24

International Conference on Learining and the Brain in a 21st Century Environment. Keynote and breakout sessions. Mumbai International School. Mumbai, India Jan 15-17


2012

Landmark School Massachusetts. Presentations to faculty, students, and parents. Dec 7

Pennsylvania ASCD (PASCD) Annual Conference
Opening Keynote and pre-conference presentation. Hershey, PA
Nov 19-20:

Learning and the Brain Annual Conference. Nov 16-Preconference workshop. Nov 17- keynote presentation Westin Copley Hotel. Boston, MA

Learning and the Brain Regional Workshop Westchester, NY Nov 13

Learning and the Brain Regional Workshop. Philadelphia, PA Nov 12

Learning and the Brain Regional Workshop. Northern New Jersey Nov 9

Pennsylvania Department of Eduction Bureau of Career and Technical Education Annual Conference on Integrated Learning: The School-to-Career Connection. Preconference workshop and keynote presentation. State
College, PA
Nov 7

Southwest Plains Regional Service Center (SWPRSC), Math instruction and the Brain: Workshops. Liberal, Kansas Nov 5

Keystone State Reading Association (KSRA).
Professional Development. Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Seven Springs, PA Oct. 30.

Mercerberg Academy. Faculty Workshop. Mercerberg, PA. Oct 17

Learning in the Afterschool Conference Wyoming Afterschool Alliance. Keynote. Laramie, WY Oct 15

Beruit International Learning Research and the Classroom Conference: Keynote and breakout sessions. Beruit, Lebanon Oct 5-6

Trident Academy. Faculty Workshop, Student and Parent Presntations, South Carolina Sept 27,28

Trinity Episcopal School - Workshop, Austin, Texas Sept 25,26

Drake High School. Faculty and Parent Presentations. San Anlsemo Ca Sept 19

Neuroscience of Learning conference at Marian University. Keynote and Workshop. Marian University. Indianapolis, IN
Se
pt 14-15

Seven Arrows School Parent and Faculty Workshop, Pacific Palisades, Ca Sept 11-12

International conference of Aprender Crianca (Learning and Children's Brains.) Neuroscience from Lab to Classroom. Sao Paulo, Brazil Sept 1

Our Children's Academy, 2-day faculty workshop, Lake Wales, Fl Aug 9-10

Learning and the Brain Summer Intensive Workshop: Neuroscience and the Classroom with Dr. Judy Willis. 2 separate 3-day sessions: University of California. Santa Barbara, Ca July 24-27 and July 31-August 3

Midwest Conference on Differentiated Instruction. Workshops about Attention and How Emotions Impact Learning. The Marriott Chicago - Downtown Magnificent MIle, Chigago, Ill. July 22:

Foundation for Improvement of Educational Leadership (F.I.E.L.) Administrators Annual National Leadership Conference: Understanding How the Brain Thinks: Applying Brain Research to Education. Norbert College. DePere, WI.
July 12

Shoalhaven High School Development Day, Shoalhaven, Australia. June 29

Brain Learning and Applications Institute. Applying Brain Research to the Classroom: Keynote and breakout sessions. Vancouver, B.C. June 26

International Young Minds Conference: Keynote and breakout sessions. Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia.June 21-22

MSAP Schools Professional Development Workshop: Using brain research developments to build critical thinking skills with appropriate challenges, scaffolding and interventions to suit the needs strengths and goals of each student. Bartow. Florida
June 14

Bronx Dept of Education: ESL Workshop. Bronx, NY June 6

Inclusion through Collaboration Conference,
2 Day Workshop and parent presentation. Boulder, Co May 30-31

Learning and the Brain: Pre-conference workshop and general session presentation. Arlington, VA May 4-6

Poughkeepsie Day School: Learning and the Brain faculty workshop, parent and student presentations. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. April 24

Learning and the Brain New York Conference, Using Brain Research to Promote Emotional and Engaged Learning for School Success. Columbia University,NYC April 19

Richmond Publications Consultant Workshop, Mexico City , April 7

AISNE- Workshop on Cooperative Learning, MA
March 25:
Ignite Learning for Successful Memory with Curiosity, Prediction, and Neuroplasticity Philadelphia, PAApr 3

New York State Service Regional Education Professional Development. Keynote/workshop.March 27

ASCD Annual Conference: 3 -day Preconference Institute Workshop Co-Presenters Jay McTighe and Judy Willis: Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience.March 21-23,

ASCD Special Development Workshop, El Paso, Texas Feb 23

The Learning Center of North Texas. Fort Worth .Feb 20th

Learning and the Brain San Francisco: Preconference workshop Feb 16. Presentations and Panels. San Francisco, CA. Feb 16-19.

TEDx Conference Presentation: Education Reform Based and 21st Century Schooling Based on Brain Research. Enola, PA http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/2363 Feb 1

The University of Texas-University Charter School. Annual Staff Development Workshop. Igniting Students’ Brains. Austin, TX. January 30

7th Teachers Matter Conference: Keynote and breakout presentations. . Rotorua, New Zealand. January 26-27

How the Brain Learns for the 21
st Century. Shawnigan Lake School - Vancouver Island January 3 and 4


2011

ASCD Webinar: How can students remember next year what I teach this year? Long-term Memory Strategies. Wednesday Dec 7

Marin Country Day School: Faculty Presentation and Parent Presentation. Nov. 30.

Learning and the Brain. Preconference workshop with Jay McTighe: Neuroscience Meets Understanding by Design. Nov 18. Conference Presentation: Using Curiosity and Prediction for Alert, Engaged, Creative Minds Nov 19. Panels Nov. 20. Boston, MA. Nov. 18-20

Surrey Literacy Conference: Full day workshop: Through the Neurological Lens in the Classroom: Learning Beyond Boundaries Surrey, British Columbia. November 12

Bucks County Intermediate Unit. Neuroscience and Classroom Strategies. Full day workshop K-12. . Bucks County, PA. November 10.

Pennsbury School District: 1-day K-12 Morning keynote afternoon grade level workshops. How the Brain Learns Best. Pennsbury, PA Nov 8.

Professional Association of Georgia Educators. Three full-day workshops for Teachers of the Year Groups. Atlanta, GA Nov 1-3,

ASCD Annual Fall Conference
Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness= Improving Student Learning: Full day pre-conference workshop: Mind, Brain, and Learning. Las Vegas, NV Oct 27

NESA (Near East South Asia) Professional Development Fall Leadership Conference. Co-presentations with Jay McTigue. Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience. . Athens, Greece. Oct 20-21.

Association of International Schools in Africa. AISA Educators’ Conference
: Applying the Developments of Neuroscience to Neuro-logical Teaching Strategies. Nairobi, Kenya October 16-19.

The Wilson School, Parent, faculty, and public presentations. St. Louis MO.
Sept 22-24 Second Annual Aspen Brain Forum: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning: Implications for Education -
"Getting and Keeping the Brain's Attention" Aspen, Colorado October 6


Lower Canada College: Keynote and workshops. Montréal, Québec, Montréal, Québec
September 26

Second Annual Aspen Brain Forum: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning: Implications for Education -
"Getting and Keeping the Brain's Attention" Aspen, Colorado Sept 22-24


International School of Beijing: 3-day Faculty Workshop. Professional Growth Day: September 9. Beijing, China. September 5,6,8.

East Asia Regional Council of Schools (ERCOS) Weekend Workshop: 21st Century Learning: Applying What We Know - Teaching for Transfer (Neurology for Classroom Teachers). . Beijing, China. September 3-4

Hillfield Strathallan College Brain & Learning Institute 2011. Hamilton, Ontario. Keynote presentation:Getting and Keeping Student’s Attention. Workshops: Impact of Emotion on the Brain’s Direction of Academic, Social, and Emotional Success; Maximizing Memory; Participation and Mistakes are Keys to Learning and Intelligence. Hamilton, Ontario. August 23-24

Columbus City Schools - English as a Second Language Program. Keynote and Workshops. Aug 17

Long Beach City College: Keynote Presentation College Day. Long Beach, CA College. Aug 12

Learning and the Brain 3–Day Intensive Professional Development Institute with Dr. Judy Willis. "Neuroscience and the Classroom: Strategies for Maximizing Students' Engagement, Memory, and Potential" University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. Aug 2-5


Colegio de San Francisco de Paula: 2-day faculty workshop. Learning and the Brain for Teaching Strategies.
Sevilla, Spain July 12-13

Summer Dreamers Academy Educators Training: 2-day workshop Pittsburg, PA July 5&6

ASCD Summer Conference on Differentiated Instruction, Understand by Design, What Works in Schools, and Curriculum Mapping. . Boston, MA July 1-3

Summer Advantage USA. Keynote Presentation: Summer Advantage Faculty Training: Effectively Engaging Scholars . Indianapolis, IN June 21

8th Annual Hawker Brownlow Education Conference: Teaching for Learning. 4 day “The Brain and Learning” workshop comprised of 12 stand-alone segments. Melbourne, Australia May 21-24

Helena College Presentation to Faculty: The Positive Impact of Neuroscience in Teaching and to High School Students: Your Brain Owner’s Manual : Perth, Australia May 19

WA Education Department. The Mind and It’s Potential with Dr Judy Willis 2-day workshop Patersons Stadium, Perth, Australia May 17-18

Learning and the Brain Conference. Pre-conference workshop: Brain Research and
Strategies to Increase Focus, Motivation, Memory &Test Success
Chicago, IL. May 4-7

European Brain Learning and Applications Conference 2011 Keynote and breakout sessions. Lussane, Switzerland ,
April 28 - May 1

Monterey Literacy Society: workshop. Monterey, Ca. April 16

Learning and the Brain: Mind, Memory and Achievement Conference at Columbia University Dr. Judy Willis: Workshop: How the Brain Learns Best, and presentation session, From the Lab to the Classroom: What Educators Can Achieve With the Neuroscience Research, Featured presenter, Nobel Prize Winner and author, In Search of Memory, Dr. Eric Kandel. NY, NY. Apr 7

Abydos Learning International Annual Professional Development Conference:
Literacy Education Professionals. Keynote Speaker Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas. Mar 31-Apr 2.

ASCD Annual Conference ASCD Professional Development Institute, Annual Conference: Co-Presentation: Jay McTighe and Judy Willis: UbD Meets Neuroscience, 2 additional sessions: Ticketed Session: Learning to Love Math and a Panel Discussion San Francisco, California,
.March 25–28

Pathways Annual Conference, State of Missouri Department of Education. Keynote presentation: Increase Student Engagement, Motivation, and Memory using RAD Neuro-logical Strategies. Colombia, MO. March 8

Feb. 26-27 AAN - Neurology on the Hill. Advocate - Neurosciences in Teacher Education
Learning and the Brain Conference in San Francisco, CA. Feb 16-17

Regional Language/speech conference. SURRY in BC, Canada. Feb 10

ASCD webinar: The impact of emotion on learning Feb 2

Assistant Division Head's Conference New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS). ). “Getting Information Through the Filters, and Up to the Highest Learning and Memory Centers” Keynote and breakouts. Albany, NY Jan 28

MindUP™ Workshop for Consultants/Teacher Trainers 2011. Keynote presentation. The Neuroscience of Optimism
Hawn Foundation/Scholastic. New York January 22


2010


Bucks County, Pennsylvania Intermediate District. K-12 2 day Workshop. Co-presenters: Jay McTighe and Judy Willis: 21st Century Learning: Applying What We Know. Dec 7-8

Central Alberta Regional Consortium (CARC). Keynote and Breakout Sessions. How to Motivate Attention, Participation, and Memory. Alberta, Canada. Dec 2-3

Central Alberta Regional Consortium: Keynote: Getting and Keeping Student’s Attention keynote presentation. Breakout: Mistakes from Memory. Red Deer, Alberta, CA. Dec 1-3.

2010 Australia Mind & Its Potential - International Conference. The Neuroscience of Joyful Learning. Co-presentaiton with Goldie Hawn, Panel Discussion, Post-conference Workshop and Presentation: Learning and the Brain. Sydney, Australia. 17-20 November

ASCD Professional Development Winter Institute Workshop Co-Presenters Jay McTighe and Judy Willis.: 21st Century Learning: Applying What We Know. San Diego, CA. November, 12-13 2010

National Summer Learning Association. General Session: RAD strategies to develop and sustain quality summer learning programs. Indianapolis, Indiana. Nov 10

Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) Fall Training Institute Teaching for Learning and Understanding, Overseas Schools (NESA). Dubai, UAE Nov 5 & 6

AEGTCCBC and Creative Problem Solving Society. For Parents: Connecting the Gifted Community Vancouver. Oct 23

Association of Educators for Gifted Talented & Creative Children of British Columbia Annual Conference: Teaching Gifted Learners. Vancouver, BC. October 22.

Central Valley CUE Conference - Innovations in Education. Keynote presentation: Using the Developments of Neuroscience and Technology to Get Students’ Attention & Motivation. Visalia, CA. Oct 09, 2010

Distinguished Educator Series. www.salesmanshipclub.org. Dallas, Texas. Sept 24

3–Day Professional Development Workshop with Dr. Judy Willis: How the Brain Learns Best. Bogor, Indonesia. Sept 19-23

Professional Development Workshops. Monterey County, Pennsylvania. Aug 30-Sept 1

Professional Development Workshops. Elsik High School and Hastings School Houston, Texas. Aug 18

Learning and the Brain First Annual Santa Barbara 3–Day Professional Development Institute Dr. Judy Willis, neurologist and classroom teacher will conduct an intensive, highly interactive workshop for a small group of K-16 educators at the University of California, Santa Barbara with accommodations and meals available on campus. Topic: The Neuroscience and Classroom Strategies for Maximizing Students’ Attention, Engagement, Memory and Prepare them for the 21st Century. University of California, Santa Barbara. Aug 3-6

Principals’ Center for Educational Leadership Summer Institute at Princeton University,  Full-day workshop: Neuroscience Research and Strategies for Neuro-logical Principal Leadership Princeton, New Jersey July 12-16

Midwest Brain & Learning Institute Holland, MI Keynote Presentation: The Neuroscience of Learning. June 21-25.

The Shipley School, Summer Professional Development 2-Day Workshop: The Middle School Brain and Adapting Implications of Brain-Learning Research to Middle School Teaching Strategies. June 14 & 15. Bryn Mawr, PA

Paradise Valley School District. Phoenix, AZ. Three-day professional development workshop:
Neuro-logical Strategies to Ignite Your Students’ Learning June 7-9

Berkshire Community College Summer Institute. Keynote: “Brain Structure/Function & Related Strategies.” Workshop: “The Brain Loves Effective Group Work” Pittsfield, MA. May 26-27

University of Missouri “Celebration of Teaching Excellence” Conference. Keynote Presentation and concurrent sessions. “Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning” Columbia, Missouri. May 18-19

Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE), Conference for middle- and high-school teachers of mathematics and science. Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA. May 13

Learning and the Brain. Washington DC
Preconference Workshop:"B
rain-Based Teaching Strategies to Engage Students Minds and Memory"
May 8.: "
Using Attention Networks and Neuroplasticity to Increase Attention and Motivation in All Learners." May 6,

Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Women's Studies, Santa Ana College. Two-day workshop on for college educators about the need for Brain Research-Based Strategies to Improve Students’ Academic Memory and Concept Building. March 25-26

Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools, full day workshop: Brain Based Learning March 12, 2010

ASCD Professional Development Institute, Annual Conference . San Antonio, TX. Teaching Students a “Brain Owners Manual” March 5, 2010

Wyoming NCA Spring School Improvement Conference "kick off" keynote speaker  North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement March 1, 2010

Learning and the Brain San Francisco, CA. Full-day pre-conference on "The Neuroscience and Strategies for Maximizing Students' Long-term Memory, Information Retrieval, and Transfer and the Role of Neuroplasticity" on Feb. 17 and a conference 90-minute general session on "Teaching Students How They Can Change Their Intelligence Using a Brain Owner's Manual" Feb. 17-20, 2010

Baltimore School District Using the Developments of Neuroscience for Neuro-logical Teaching Strategies
February 2,3

American Academy of Neurology: Advocate Class of the 2010 Donald M. Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum January 7-12, Fort Lauderdale, FL

2010 Three Part Professional Development: How Math Adds Up in the Brain: Increasing K-12 Students’ Mathematical Engagement, Motivation, and Memory Using RAD Strategies (Grades K-12). Ventura County Department of Education.


2009

Irvine National Writing Project: Brain Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Attention, Engagement and Create New Memories: Giving Power to the Words You Speak and Lessons You Teach. University of California, Irvine Dec 9-10


Learning and the Brain Conference: Harvard, MIT, UCSB. Boston, MA .
Brain-research Based Strategies for Extending Students' Long-term Memory and Executive Function
November 19-22, 2009


ASCD AUTHOR FORUM Frankfurt, Germany Nov 11-16

Faculty In-Service Day Workshop: Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood, NJ. Nov 30, 2009

Pearl River School District, Fall conference day workshop. Pearl River, NY. Instructional strategies based on learning-centered brain research. November 3, 2009

Department of Curriculum Services, CIU. The Brain-Learning Benefits of Inquiry Learning: Connecting Brain Research to Math Teaching and Learning. Day long workshop. Easton, PA. October 30, 2009

Eastern Pennsylvania Special Education Conference. Brain Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Memory, Focus, and Motivation with R.A.D Strategies Oct 29, 2009

Nueva Gifted Learning Conference, Hillsborough, California.
The Neuroscience of Unwrapping Children's Gifts. October 16, 2009,

Marylhurst University Lake Oswego, Oregon. Day of in-service professional development seminars. October 15 , 2009

Maryland Writing Project Brain Conference. Towson University. Keynote speaker: “How the Brain Learns” Oct 10, 2009.

Bucks County Staff Development, Bucks County PA. . Research Based Strategies to Ignite Student Engagement and Learning with RAD Teaching in Math and Science October 5, 2009

Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Women's Studies, Santa Ana College. Full-day workshop on for college educators about the need for and Brain Research-Based Strategies to Improve Students’ Academic Literacy Sept 25, 2009.

First International Seminar of Neuroscience applied to the Understanding and Education of Human Behavior, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Brain Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Attention, Memory, and Motivation – Giving Power to the Words You Speak Sept 4-5, 2009


How Children Learn BestUsing RAD Neuro-logical Strategies Workshop at Río de la Plata School, Buenos Aires
Sept 3, 2009



Plymouth Meeting, PA. Workshop. Increase Student Focus, Engagement, and Motivation Using RAD Neuro-logical Strategies Aug 27, 2009


Pine Crest School District, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Year Opening Speaker. "Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning" and evening parent presentation. August 21, 2009

New Jersey Department of Education 2009 Summer Literacy Institute. 4 presentationsNeuro-logical Strategies: Teaching with Understanding of What Goes on in the Mind of a Reader. July 28 & 29, 2009

St. John’s Preparatory School, Danvers, MA. 3-day workshop. Brain Friendly Strategies for Differentiating Instruction in Secondary School. July 20-23. 2009


Paradise Valley Unified School District Professional Development 2-Day Workshop. . Brain Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Memory, Focus, Motivation with and Literacy with R.A.D Strategies July 14 & 15, 2009



Washington State LASER Teacher Education Conference: The Brain-Learning Benefits of Inquiry Learning. June 24, 2009


Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals Summer Retreat. Keynote address “Engaging Your Adolescent Learner” Mackinaw Island, Michigan. June 22, 2009

Ohio K-12 Literacy Institute, hosted by the Ohio Resource Center in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Education. Keynote address: Reaching All Learners Through Literacy. Columbus, Ohio. June 15, 2009


Tennessee Spring Content Knowledge Institute. Full day presentation for The Tennessee Department of Education in conjunction with the Instructional Technology Support Center of Middle Tennessee State University, Using Inquiry and other Brain-Research Strategies to teach Content Knowledge. Program will be available via satellite at selected school and professional development center sites and through live webcasting May 14, 2009


Chicago Public Schools (STARS) Learning Fair 200 teachers and principals. Whole group presentation, Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher. Malcolm X College, 1900 W Van Buren. Chicago, Il. May 12, 2009


Vashon Island County School District, Washington State professional development program for school district teachers and administrators, March 20, 2009

ASCD National Conference: Co-presentation with Goldie Hawn: Distinguished Lecture. Mindful Learning. Orlando, Florida. March 15, 2009

Tokyo, Japan ASCD Conference. “RAD” Learning and the Brain. March 6th and 7th, 2009.

The American School in Japan Early Learning Center Parent Community Presentation, How Your Child Learns Best: Brain-Friendly Strategies You Can Use to Ignite Your Child’s Learning and Increase School Success. March 5, 2009

Oakland County (Detroit), Michigan: County Professional development presentations (two different districts). Feb 28 and 29

Lipscomb University, Joint Presentation of College of Natural and Applied Sciences and College of Education: NEURO-LOGICAL STRATEGIES TO INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT, MOTIVATION, AND MEMORY February 21, 2009

Middle Tennessee State University Third Annual Statewide Mathematics and Science Education Research Conference. Keynote Presentation Neuroscience for Learning: Linking Research to Practice in STEM Education. Research Based Strategies to Ignite Student Engagement and Learning with RAD Teaching in Math and Science Feb. 19 & 20, 2009

UCSB Graduate School of Education. R.A.D. NEURO-LOGICAL STRATEGIES TO INCREASE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT,
MOTIVATION, AND MEMORY
, Feb 9, 2009

St. George Utah ASCD Author’s Forum: Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning: Insights from a Neurologist and Classroom Teacher. Feb 2, 2009.

Parents’ Education Network San Francisco (PEN) Saturday:
How Your Child Learns Best. January 24, 2009

Teachers’ Education Network, San Francisco (TEN) Friday : Neuro-logical Strategies to Increase Student Engagement, Motivation, and Memory, January 23, 2009

2008

Bucks County Intermediate Unit. Bucks County, PA. The connection of brain research to math teaching and learning. Full day workshop. December 1, 2008.

CAPSO (California Association of Private School Organizations) 11th Triennial Convention. Long Beach, Ca. "Increase Student Engagement, Motivation, and Memory using RAD Strategies" Nov 24-25, 2008

Learning and the Brain National Conference, "How Your Child Learn Best" Boston Ma. Nov 21-23, 2008

19th Annual Northeast K-6 Literacy Conference & Reading Recovery Institute: Literacy for All. . Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative Co-hosted by Lesley University, the University of Connecticut, New York University, and the University of Maine. Featured workshop session.Providence, Rhode Island. November 16-18, 2008

JVS Toronto Second Annual School Psychology Conference. “Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Memory and Learning with RAD Teaching” Nov. 3, 2008

Maryland Writing Project Teacher-Consultants Conference.Towson University. Keynote speaker: “How the Brain Learns” Nov1, 08

Healthy Brain Development: Key Impacts & Interventions Healthy Brain Development Conference Sponsored by Lane County Health & Human Services. Eugene, Oregon. Workshop Presentation: How Educators Can Impact Student Brain Development for Maximum Learning Potential. October 22-24. 2008

Teacher Professional Development: Dubai Oct 11-21. Presentations daily to groups United Arab Emirates Department of Education and ASCD of educators K-12 based on Dr. Willis’s RAD strategies for Brain-Research Based Learning and The Art and Science of Teaching  including Arabic translation of her book, Research Based Strategies to Ignite Student Learning

Chicago Foundation for Education
: 20th Annual Conference. Keynote Presentation. Research-based “RAD” strategies to ignite student learning, motivation, and memory and to differentiate instruction to reach all learners. September 27, 2008.

Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Summer Institute: The Brain, Learning & Applications. Avon, CT. August 19 & 20. Keynote Speaker

Two-day Inservice: Brain Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom sponsored by St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts. August 12 & 13, 2008.

Brain Institute Albuquerque Institute; Keynote: Increase Student Engagement, Motivation, and Memory Using RAD Strategies. July 18-20,

Washington State LASER Teacher Education Conference
: The Brain Learning Benefits of Inquiry Learning. June 23, 2008

Chicago Public Schools, National Board Certification Program
"Researched Based R.A.D. Strategies to Ignite Memory and Learning
May 19, 2008


Monterey County Pennsylvania Teacher Education Presentation/Workshop. Full day presentation/workshop for teachers/administrators all grade levels. April 25, 2008

International Conference - "The New Science of Happiness and Well-Being", Singapore Expo, “Parenting and Teaching with the Brain In Mind” April16-17, 2008

Southern Nevada ASCD – Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development: First Annual Community Authors Forum: Full Day Presentation by Dr. Judy Willis. Topic. Research Based Strategies to Ignite Memory and Learning, April 5, 2008.

Distinguished Lecturer at ASCD 63rd Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. Conference Theme: Reinventing Schools: Courageous Leadership for Positive Change. Topic of presentation: “What the Future Holds” with respect to brain-learning research described in book, Brain Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom, by Judy Willis. March 15, 2008.


Hueneme School District
. RAD lesson planning. Staff Development Day, March 10, 2007 noon-3pm

California Association of Teachers of English, Annual Conference. Brain-Friendly Strategies for Teaching What Goes on in the Mind of a Reader. Presentation by Dr. Judy Willis and Carol Booth Olson, Writing Project Director University of California, Irvine. March 7 & 8

Asociación Educativa para el Desarrollo Humano (Educational Association for Human Development) Lima, Peru - II Encuentro International de Educadores
(Second International Meeting for Educational Professionals) “Neuroscience and Education: from the investigations to the new learning strategies”.
Topic “Rethinking Assessment"
February, 21, 22 and 23, 2008


Learning and the Brain Conference. February 7-10, 2008. San Francisco, CA. Brain Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom

2007

Antioch University Santa Barbara Master of Arts in Education and ACSA Conference. "RAD Lesson Planning for the New Teacher" 11/07

Dexter, Maine - Workshop - "Strategies and Reading". Nov 19 and 20, 2007

Williams College: Presentations for Department of Psychology, Education Program, and Neuroscience Program and Williamstown community, November 2007

Presenter at North Dakota State 2007 Title I Fall Workshop.
"Research Based Strategies to Ignite Student Memory and Learning"
October 8-9. Bismarck, North Dakota.


Goleta School District: Neurology of Learning. August 23, 2007

Deady Middle School-Houston ISD In-service Presentation: Learning and the Brain; ; James D. Troutman, Principal. August 21, 2007

UC Irvine National Writing Institute Summer Institute Presentation. Neuroscience and Learning. July 2007

ACSA Region XIII Conference, Buellton, CA on Friday, May 18, 2007. Concurrent Session - Enabling Learning

Learning and The Brain Conference: Harvard University. Improving Memory and Learning:
Research-Based Strategies to Ignite Student Memory and Learning. April 28-30, 2007
Cambridge

Diversity Conference - Hosted by by Prince William County Schools,
Virginia, April 2007 - "How the Brain Remembers

ASCD: National Conference Association of School Superintendents and Curriculum Developers: “The Neurology of Learning” ticketed session March 2007. Anaheim, CA.

Southwest Center for Accelerated Schools Conference: Workshop for the principals and superintendents. “Curriculum and Instruction That is Mindful of the Brain”
Austin, TX. Feb. 2007

North Scott Iowa Community School District: Presentation and Professional Development Day. “Research Based Strategies to Ignite Learning” and “Motivating Learning for All Students Brains” January 2007

2006

Antioch University Santa Barbara Master of Arts in Education and ACSA Conference. “RAD Lesson Planning” 11/06.

CAIS Regional Conference: “Brain Based Memory Research for Your Students” 2006

2005

Learning Disabilities Association of Arizona Annual Conference:Learning and the Brain: Teaching Strategies Based on Current Brain Research” Phoenix, Az- February 2005.

University of California, Santa Barbara: South Coast Writing Program: “From the Classroom to The Brain-A Minicourse in the Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, 2004