Speaking Events

2019
  • Lawrence Cook Middle School Assembly Speaker
  • Piedmont Middle School
  • Sonoma Academy
  • Westside Elementary School
2018
  • Alexander Valley Elementary School Assembly Speaker
  • Cali Calmecac Language Academy
  • Helen Lehman Elementary School Assembly Speaker
  • Kaiser of San Rafael Optometry and Ophthalmology
  • Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
  • Sonoma State University Guest Speaker
2017
  • Tomales Elementary School Assembly Speaker
2016
  • Nevada Union High School Staff Development
  • Bolinas Elementary School Assembly Speaker
  • West Side Union Elementary School Assembly Speaker
2014
  • Sonoma County of Office of Education “Kickass Keynote Speaker”
 2013
  • Gargiste Tasting Room, “Being Authentic and the Attitude of Gratitude”
  • Windsor & Healdsburg Rotary Clubs
  • Nevada Union High School Assembly Speaker
2012
  • National Adapted Physical Education Conference Keynote Speaker
2011
  • California Human Development Keynote Speaker for Annual Fundraiser
2010
  • Cal Poly PEACH Keynote Speaker
2009
  • NICE Conference Keynote Speaker
2007
  • Book Release speaker Tobys Art Gallery Point Reyes
  • Book Release speaker Pallette Art Cafe Healdsburg
2005
  • Sebastopol Rotary Club
2004
  • Benicia Middle School Assembly Speaker
  • Healdsburg Rotary Club
2002
  • Cal Poly PEACH Conference Keynote Speaker
2001
  • Cal Poly PEACH Conference Breakout Speaker
2000
  • Sonoma State Teacher Credential Speaker
1999
  • Petaluma High School Assembly Speaker
  • West Marin School Assembly Speaker
1993
  • UC Santa Cruz Graduation Commencement Speaker

Multi-year Speaking Engagements:

1999 – 2018: Environmental Traveling Companions Make a Ripple Fundraiser, Featured Presenter

2004 – 2005, 2019: California League of Schools Speaker

2008, 2012 – 2016: Sonoma State speaker and Adapted PE Class Speaker

2013 – 2017: Western Washington University Keynote Speaker, Speech & Communication Class Presenter

2014 – 2019: Sonoma Academy High Assembly Speaker

2014 – 2016, 2018: Meadow Elementary School Assembly Speaker

2015 – 2019: Piedmont Middle School Assembly Speaker

2017 – 2018: Santa Rosa High School Tolerance Day Speaker