Speaking Engagements

May 2018

29 & 30

Oak Ridge, TN, Linden Elementary School

Reading for Enjoyment to inspire Reluctant Readers

9

Oak Ridge, TN, Oak Ridge Preschool

Reading for Enjoyment to inspire Reluctant Readers

4

Jackson Chamber of Commerce, Jackson

State tour of speeches on behalf of the TN Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation in Partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Keynote address: “Sustaining Leadership for your Imagination Library Council, Metaphors for Leadership form The Little Engine that Could”

April 2018

26

Hyder-Burks Pavilion, Tennessee Tech, Cookeville

State tour of speeches on behalf of the TN Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation in Partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Keynote address: “Sustaining Leadership for your Imagination Library Council, Metaphors for Leadership form The Little Engine that Could”

19

Northfield Workforce Dev. Conference Center, Spring Hill

State tour of speeches on behalf of the TN Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation in Partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Keynote address: “Sustaining Leadership for your Imagination Library Council, Metaphors for Leadership form The Little Engine that Could”

13

Altrusa Region Four Annual Conference – Oak Ridge, TN

Altrusa Region Four Annual Conference

Keynote address for the Literacy Luncheon: “Sparking Literacy Learning and Life Lessons from Children’s Literature”

11-12

Chairing the Distinguished Scientist Advisory Board Semi-annual meeting.

 

10

Morristown-Hamblen Library, Morristown

State tour of speeches on behalf of the TN Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation in Partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Keynote address: “Sustaining Leadership for your Imagination Library Council, Metaphors for Leadership form The Little Engine that Could”

9

Willow Brook Elementary School

Willow Brook Elementary School School Appearances as Children’s Book Author and Presentations on Butterflies: Exploring the Life Cycle and Birds: Discovering North American Species

Parent and Teacher Night

January 2018

22

Speech to the Leadership Teams of Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Speech: “Mission of DSAB, Distinguished Scientists Advisory Board, and Recommendations for ORISE”

26

Speech to the Graduates of the Leadership Academy at the University of Houston

Speech: “Leadership Quotes to Guide Your Leadership Journey”