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Presentations: Conferences, Webinars, & Workshops

I am a story catcher; someone who listens for others' lived experiences. I am a practitioner-based scholar of teaching and learning. My presentation topics include eight dimensions of wellness; inspired living; social, emotional, and cultural learning; hybrid and digital pedagogy; digital literacy; measuring the impact of transformative professional learning; and coaching for equity. 

International and National Conferences & Events

Summers, L. L., Schroeder, K., Howard, A., & Choquette, R. (2022, April 13). What does authentic assessment look like in a digital classrooms? [webinar panelist]. Rising Together: Effective Assessment for Students and Teachers. Course Hero. Replay: https://events.coursehero.com/rising-together/agenda/session/831139 

 

Morris, S. M., Summers, L. L., & Rai, L. (2021, December 15). Hybrid pedagogical selves. University of Eastern Finland.      https://www.uef.fi/en/event/pedagogical-selves-webinar. Replay: https://bit.ly/HybridSelves

 

Summers, L. (2020, November 19). Virtual professional learning structures and strategies. Learning Forward.          https://learningforward.org/webinar/virtual-professional-learning-structures-and-strategies/
 

Summers, L. (2020, Sept 17). Media literacy: Navigating the digital media landscape in the disinformation age. 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cgh4Sd53qYg&t=1024s
 

Summers, L. (2020, August 27). Attending to the health and well-being of educators as the school
year starts.
Learning Forward. https://learningforward.org/webinar/attending-to-the-health-and-wellness-of-educators-as-the-school-year-starts/
 

Summers, L., Skrzypchak, A., & Killion, J. (2019, December). Measuring impact: Three years of professional learning. Research presented at Learning Forward. St. Louis, MO.
 

Summers, L. (2019, May). Measuring the impact of professional learning in equity-based mathematic practices. Learning Forward Community of Practice meeting.
 

Summers. L. (2019, March 6). Hearing from districts: Measuring the impact of professional learning. Learning Forward. Available to Learning Forward members at: https://learningforward.org/webinar/hearing-from-districts-measuring-the-impact-of-professional-learning/
 

Summers, L., Jackson, J., & Scogin, A. (2018, December). Teacher-led improvement science: Equity-based math practices. Research presented at Learning Forward. Dallas, TX.

Summers, L. (2016, December). Measuring the impact of professional learning in schools: Panelist for Gates Foundation presentation, Learning Forward. Vancouver, BC
 

Summers, L. (2010, October). Culturally responsive school libraries. TESOL-Ohio, Columbus, OH
 

Summers, L. & Dunlap, J. (2010, October). Online faculty mentoring. Paper presented at annual meeting, Association of Educational Communications & Technology, Anaheim, CA.
 

Summers, L. (2010, May). Developing an online research course. Paper presented at International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana
 

Summers, L. (2009, October). Results from an IMLS Laura Bush 21st century culturally responsive library program grant, American Association of School Libraries (AASL) Conference, Charlotte, NC
 

Summers, L., Morgenthaler, D., Hall, Sarah, Robinson, E., Shamas-Wright, E., & Ross,R. (2008, May). New voices: An autoethnography of students’ transformational discoveries. Paper presented at 4th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana
 

Summers, L. (2007, October). 21st century vision: Creating culturally responsive school libraries. Paper presented at American Association of School Libraries (AASL), Reno, NV
 

Bak, C., Summers, L. & Flynn, W. (2005). Safety training: Just a click away. A study measuring acceptance among staff of online compliance training. Poster session at the International Conference of the American Association of Blood Banks. Seattle, WA
 

Summers, L. & Selzer, D. (2005, May). Online professional development for alternative teacher licensure program. NAAC
 

Summers, L. (2003, December). English as a Second Language training online. AESA, Marco Island, FL
 

Summers, L. (2003, October). Designing ethnographic studies in educational technology. Paper presented at Association of Educational Communications & Technology (AECT), Anaheim, CA
 

Baker, J., Lahman, M. E. with Kao, L., Summers, L., Millard, B. (2003). Up until now: The beginnings of a university course and a collaborative educational ethnography. Symposium. Paper presented at Advances in Qualitative Research, Banff, Canada
 

Lahman, M. E., Baker, J., Galvan, C., Millard, B., Kao L., Kulikov, N., Ryan, K., Stilwell, C., Summers, L., & Vaneck, B. (2003). It's ten o'clock and all is well: A team ethnography of hope in a K-12 school.  Symposium.  Paper presented at Advances in Qualitative Research, Banff, Canada
 

Villichica, S., Lohr, L., Summers, L. (2001, November). Analysis of skills needed for human performance technologists. Paper presented at Association of Educational Communications & Technology (AECT), Atlanta, GA
 

Summers, L, Lohr, L., & O'Neil, C. (2000, November). Communication skills for instructional
designers.
Paper presented at Association of Educational Communications & Technology (AECT), Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. (2000, May). Engaging the learner in web-based education. WebCT Developers' Conference, Columbia, MO
 

Summers, L. (2000, September). Engaging the learner in web-based training. American Indianapolis Society of Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge, Indianapolis
 

State Conferences & Meetings

Summers, L. (2021, September). The power of coaching conversations. Colorado Association of Libraries. [Virtual]

Summers, L. (2021, June 14). The essentials of coaching conversations for equity. InnEdCo. Breckenridge, CO

Summers, L. (2021, April 23). The power of coaching conversations. Colorado Library Consortium. [Virtual]

 

Summers, L. (2020, September) Igniting your librarian superpowers. Colorado Association of Libraries, virtual.
 

Morgenthaler, D. & Summers, L. (2014, October). Empowering youth through critical media literacy. Research presented at Colorado Association of Libraries, Loveland.
 

Summers, L. & Bukartek, M. (2014, February). Our writing lives: The many roles of a literacy coach. Colorado Council of International Reading Association Conference, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. (2012, June). Implementing eBooks. Technology in Education (TIE), Copper Mountain, CO
 

Summers, L. & Goerner, P. (2010, October). Hallway conversations: Use of smart pen to capture of data-driven instruction. Paper presented at Annual meeting, Colorado Association of Libraries, Loveland, CO.
 

Summers, L. (2009). Results from an IMLS Laura Bush 21st century culturally responsive library program grant, Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) Conference, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. (2009, February). Nings and things. Colorado Council of International Reading Association Conference, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. (2008, October). Marians rock! Advocacy for today’s school librarian; Colorado Association of Libraries Conference, Denver.
 

Summers, L. & Morgenthaler, D. (2008, June). Living a second life: Virtual edutainment for an educator, TIE, Copper Mountain, CO
 

Summers, L. (2007, October). 21st Century vision: Creating culturally responsive school libraries. Colorado Association of Libraries Conference, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. & Caro, D. (2007, October). Avatar meets Marian: The 21st Century librarian. Colorado Association of Libraries Conference, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. (2006, October). Teaching in your jammies: An introduction to facilitating online library courses. Colorado Association of Libraries Conference, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L., Largeswope, R., & Griep, R. (2005, October). The big 3 integration initiative: Technology, information literacy and content standards. Colorado Association of Libraries Conference, Keystone, CO
 

Summers, L. & Selzer, D. (2005, June). Online instructional development: A best practices model for professional development. Colorado Association of School Executives, Breckenridge, CO
 

Summers, L. & Maas, D. (2003, June). English as a second language training online. Association of School Executives (CASE), Breckenridge, CO
 

Jeffries, A. & Summers, L. (1998, February). Mentor partnerships: An enhanced learning experience. Colorado Parent Institute. Denver, CO
 

Local Community Organizations

Summers, L. (2020, February). The design and facilitation of blended professional learning; guest panelist for Denver Public School Blended Teaching Professional Development Course
 

Summers, L. (2019, Nov). The design and facilitation of online professional learning; guest panelist for Denver Public School Online Teaching Professional Development Course
 

Summers, L. (2006). Online professional development: Models for best practices. Superintendents Advisory Council (SAC), Greeley, CO
 

Summers, L. (2005). Online professional development: A best practices model. North Center Leadership Council (NCLC), Greeley, CO
 

Summers, L. (2005, May). Effective use of online professional development. Front Range BOCES Board of Directors, University of Colorado Denver
 

Summers, L. (2005). Portraiture. Student Qualitative Research Group, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
 

Summers, L. & Selzer, D. (2004). Identifying quality in online learning. North Central Region of Professional Development Council (NCRPDC), Winsor, CO
 

Summers, L. (2002). Technology Leadership Panel for CALET: Colorado association of leaders in educational technology, Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), Longmont, CO
 

Workshops & Seminars

Summers, L. (2020, October 27) Successful grant writing. Arizona State Library Workshop.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cgh4Sd53qYg&t=1024s
 

Summers, L. & Hinson, B. (2020, July 27 – August 2). Maker literacy: A DPL 2020 online course. Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020. University of Colorado Denver. https://maker.dpl.online/ghost/#/site
 

Summers, L. (2020, February) Media literacy and standards – Part IV. Workshop presented at Jefferson County School District, Golden, CO.
 

Summers, L. (2020, January) Mentor teacher training. Workshop presented for secondary language arts teachers through a Learning Forward partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 

Summers, L. (2020, January) Media literacy and standards – Part III. Workshop presented at Jefferson County School District, Golden, CO.
 

Summers, L. (2019, November) Mentor teacher training. Workshop presented for secondary language arts teachers through a Learning Forward partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 

Summers, L. (2019, November) Media literacy and standards - Part II. Workshop presented at Jefferson County School District, Golden, CO.
 

Summers, L. (2019, October) Media literacy overview – Part I.  Workshop presented at Jefferson County School District, Golden, CO.
 

Summers, L. (2019, September) Transforming school libraries.  Workshop presented at Colorado Association of Libraries Annual Convention, Loveland, CO
 

Summers, L. (2019, June) Mentor teacher training. Workshop presented for secondary language arts teachers through a Learning Forward partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 

Russell, B. & Summers, L. (2014, October). It’s elementary, my dear Watson: Evidence of your school librarian awesomeness. Workshop presented at Colorado Association of Libraries Annual Convention, Loveland, CO
 

Summers, L. (2012, December). Culturally responsive instruction for student engagement. Seminar presented to Centauri Middle School Faculty Presentation. La Jara, CO
 

Summers, L. (2011, October). Then & Now: From library to 21st century learning center. Seminar presented to District Leadership Team Meeting on October 4, 2011. Boulder Valley School District. Boulder, CO. Available at: http://prezi.com/boq7frnzla3y/ils-implementation-project/
 

Summers, L (2010). Podcasts; That’s awesome: Faculty panel on best practices in online teaching. CU Online Spring Symposium, Auraria Campus
 

Summers, L. (2009). Using Ning with students and colleagues. CU Online Faculty Learning Community. University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. (2009). Marians rock! The 21st century librarian. Seminar presented at Adams 12 School District Teacher-Librarian In-service, Thornton, CO
 

Summers, L. (2009). Media techs rock! Advocacy for the 21st century. Seminar presented at St. Vrain Valley Schools Media Tech Meeting, Longmont, CO
 

Summers, L. (2009). Nings and things: Social learning in the age of the millennial students, The Future of Teaching and Learning, Denver Transfer Initiative, Auraria Campus
 

Summers, L. (2008, June). CASL Preconference: “To lead forth”: Nings, blogs, & other web 2.0 tools for the 21st Century school library, Workshop presented at Technology in Education (TIE), Copper Mountain
 

Summers, L. (2008, Month). Nings and networking: What’s next as a 21st Century school librarian? Power Library Program Workshop presented at the Colorado State Library, Colorado Department of Education
 

Summers, L. & Nassar, N. (2008, November). Power Library Program Preconference Workshop presented at Colorado Association of Libraries, Denver, CO
 

Summers, L. & Nassar, N. (2008). Power Library Workshop presented at Colorado Department of Education’s Power Library Program Meeting, University of Colorado Denver
 

Summers, L. (2008). Marians rock! The 21st Century librarian. Seminar presented at Poudre Valley School District Teacher-Librarian Meeting, Ft. Collins, CO
 

Summers, L. (2008). Nings & networking: 21st Century school librarians. Seminar presented at Boulder Valley School District Teacher-Librarian Meeting, Boulder, CO
 

Summers, L. (2008). Everyday advocacy for school librarians. Seminar presented at Thompson Valley School District Teacher-Librarian Meeting, Loveland, CO
 

Summers, L. (2008). Advocacy and marketing communications. St. Vrain Valley Schools Teacher-Librarian Meeting, Longmont, CO
 

Summers, L. (2004). Assessment strategies. Seminar presented for ET 602: Instructional Design Methods. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
 

Summers, L. (2004). The design of portraiture. Seminar presented for SRM 647: Educational Ethnography. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
 

SRM 647 educational ethnography class. (2003). Educational ethnography. University of Northern Colorado Research Day, Greeley
 

Summers, L. (2000). Learning styles effect work communications. Seminar presented at Art Institute of Colorado, Denver


Summers, L. & Lohr, L. (2001). Project mismanagement: A case study. Seminar presented at Educational Technology Association (ETA), University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
 

Summers, L. Villachica, S., & Lohr, L. (2001). Human performance technology research. Seminar presented at ETA, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
 

Summers, L. (2000). A year in the life of an instructional designer. Seminar presented at ETA, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley