The Art of Photography –

The Art of Photography –

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 in Featured Content, Presentations, Technology

February 6 and 7, 2017 – Three hour introduction to photography workshop for middle school and high school students. Offered as part of the 2017 Tech Days Conference for students at Yokohama International School Description: Bring your camera and computer to this hands-on session and work with the essential components of digital photography to take your image […]

Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting in the Digital Age

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Featured Content, Parenting, Presentations

PARENTING IN THE DIGITAL AGE – Expert panelist for this exciting online course by Eduro Learning. 6 individual courses designed just for parents, featuring awesome educators and parents. How, what and why are kids sharing online? Learn about how your child interacts with social media in our “Parenting in the Digital Age” courses. ONLINE COURSES, […]

Moving Past, Photography and Poetry Exhibit

Moving Past, Photography and Poetry Exhibit

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Presentations

From May 6th to May 13th I have two pieces up in the Staff and Parent Art Exhibit in the Yokohama International School Library. Please stop by to see “Moving Past” and all of the impressive work by the other artists. With regard to the work I have exhibited, toward the end of 2014 I started to explore […]

Nourish 2016 Conference

Nourish 2016 Conference

Posted on Feb 21, 2016 in Parenting, Presentations

Over the weekend, as a counseling team at YIS, we hosted the annual Nourish conference entitled Inside Out: Living and Flowing with Emotion. How do we keep in balance?. This year we altered the format slightly to offer more collective experiences to foster community and connection, as well as, as a an open workshop format […]

The Global Context of School Counseling

The Global Context of School Counseling

Posted on Jan 25, 2016 in Presentations, Reflections on Counseling

National School Counseling Week (NSCW) is fast approaching and I received a request from Erin Mason who I know through twitter to contribute to her student’s interviews at DePaul College of Education with counselors in the field and, in particular, to respond to the prompt “How is school counseling a global profession?” Thanks to Erin for […]

Dispositions in Resilience Education

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in Presentations, Reflections on Counseling

Middle School Educators Conference 2015 Homepage Breakout Session Presentation for Educators entitled “Dispositions for Resiliency” Description: Among the key life attributes we strive for with our students is for them to be resilient in the face of  adversity and challenge. While there has never been a better time for children to develop excellence across a myriad […]

Learning 2 Talk 2014 – Bangkok, Thailand

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in Presentations, Technology

The title of this short talk is “What is the opposite of alone?” and was delivered October of 2014 in front of a live audience of approximately 500 people and livestreamed to viewers unable to attend. The crew had a small issue with the sound used for the recording but this did not impact the […]

Having a Voice in Identity Development for Multicultural Children

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Parenting, Presentations

Several weeks ago I was contacted by Kris Kosaka who writes for the Japan Times to assist with an article entitled “Identity issues can complicate a child’s path to becoming bilingual“. As an international school counselor and parent of bicultural children this is a topic that permeates both my work and parenting decisions. The article […]

Outline from Balancing the See Saw

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 in Activities, Presentations

Workshop Description – During this three hour session participants will take an in-depth look at finding balance with technology on individual and organizational levels. We will explore current thinking and popular media concerning the influence of technology on maintaining balance in our school, work, and personal lives. In this interactive session, we will evaluate how technology […]

Three Generations of Balance at Learning 2 Asia

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 in Presentations, Technology, Video

  Learning 2 Asia at UWCSEA in Singapore was a phenomenal experience this year. As a Learning 2 leader I had a chance to completely engage with the topic of “Balance” preparing and leading my learning 2 talk, my 3 hour extended sessions, and a shorter nutshell session at this conference. Not only did I […]