March 26, 2022 50 North Senior Center, Northfield, MN. Author talk about Tucker biography, the 1930 Alexandria Library sit-in and my journey to research and write the book.
Feb 26, 2020 Arlington Central Library, Arlington VA. Author talk
Feb 20, 2020 West Oak Lane Branch, Philadelphia Free Library. Screening and discussion Out of Obscurity, a documentary about the 1939 Alexandria Library sit-in
Feb 14, 2020 Cascades Public Library, Loudoun County, Virginia. Author talk for Homeschooler’s Program
Dec 9, 2019 Beatley Central Library, Alexandria Public Library
Oct 12, 2019 Eat, Read Local, Cascades Public Library, Loudoun County, VA
April 22, 2019 Tarrant Middle School, Hampton VA, Change Makers Research with 7th graders
Nov 29, 2018 Virginia Association of School Librarians, “Recommended Reading by Virginia Librarians for Middle Grade Social Studies”
Nov 2, 2018 Virginia Conference for Social Studies Educators, “Recommended Reading by Virginia Librarians for Middle Grade Social Studies”
Oct 22, 2018 New Ulm (MN) Middle School, 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-in Presentation
May 5, 2018 Prince William County (VA) Book Fair, PWC Reads 2017
April 19, 2018 Davis Middle School, Hampton, VA
Jan 15, 2018 Landsdowne Woods, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Program
Jan 2, 2018 Alexandria City Public Schools Professional Development for librarians
Nov 9-11, 2017 American Association for School Librarians Conference. Phoenix, AZ. “Collaborate for Powerful Teaching and Learning in History and Language Arts” presentation with Linda Mitchell.
Nov 3-4, 2017 Virginia Council for Social Studies Educators Conference. Richmond, VA. “Collaborate for Powerful Teaching and Learning” presentation with Linda Mitchell.
Oct 20, 2017 Alexandria City Public Schools. Professional Development Presentation.
Oct 7, 2017 Eat Local, Read Local Festival. Cascade Library, Loudoun County, VA. Storytelling and book signing.
Oct 2, 2017 Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School, Alexandria, VA. 3rd grade storytime
Sept 30, 2017 Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia. Richmond. VA. Author Talk
April 10, 2017 Davis Middle School, Hampton, VA
Dec 8, 2016 Arlington County Public Schools, 9th grade class
Oct 20-22, 2016 Virginia Association of School Librarians’ Conf. Norfolk, VA
Oct 8, 2016 Prince William County (VA) Book Fair PWC Reads 2016
Oct 15-16, 2015 Virginia Society for Social Studies Conf, Norfolk, VA
Mar 11, 2015 Stonewall Middle School, Manassas, VA, 7th grade
Feb 2, 2015 Minnie Howard 9th Grade Center, Alexandria, VA
Jan 22, 2015 Kenmore Middle School, Arlington, VA
Oct 2014 Virginia Library Association Conf, Williamsburg, VA
July 16, 2014 Longwood Literacy Institute
May 15, 2014 Kenmore Middle School, Arlington, VA
April 23, 2014 Sewell’s Point Elementary School,Norfolk, VA, 5h grade
Nov 2013 VAASL Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA