National & International

"The Systemic Causes of the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Social Science Research to Support Student Discipline Claims." Civil Rights and School Discipline Conference: Addressing Disparities to Ensure Equal Educational Opportunity (hosted by U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Education). Arlington, Virginia, September 2010

Keynote. "Decolonizing Intercultural Education." INTER Network International Conference on Intercultural Education as a Project for Social Transformation. Mdina, Malta, September 2010

"Unlearning Deficit Ideology and the Scornful Gaze: Thoughts on Authenticating the Class Discourse in Education." INTER Network International Conference on Intercultural Education as a Project for Social Transformation. Mdina, Malta, September 2010

"Beyond the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth: A Model for Class Equity in Schools and Organizations." National Association of Partnerships for Equity Annual Conference, Arlington, Virginia, April 2010

Day-Long Institute. "It Takes More than a Caucus: Advancing the 'White Privilege' Dialogue and Authenticating Anti-Racism Action in Schools." 11th Annual White Privilege Conference, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, April 2010 (with Heather Hackman)

"Achievement Gap or Opportunity Gap?: Countering Deficit Ideology in Education." 11th Annual White Privilege Conference, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, April 2010

Keynote. "Celebrating Diversity Is Not Enough: Finding Authentic Pathways to Equity." Leadership for Equity and Alliance Forum, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2010

"Defeating Deficit Ideology: Creating Class-Equitable Schools." Leadership for Equity and Alliance Forum, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2010

"Deficit Ideology and the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth: The Impoverished Class Discourse in Teacher Education." International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice, Chicago, Illinois, December 2009

Pre-Conference Institute. "Beyond Celebrating Diversity: Intercultural Education for Human Rights and Social Justice." International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Education, Athens, Greece, June 2009

"What We're Teaching Teachers: Approaches to Multicultural Teacher Education." International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Education, Athens, Greece, June 2009

"The 'Culture of Poverty' and Deficit Ideology: The Twin Roots of Class Oppression." International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Education, Athens, Greece, June 2009

Day-Long Institute. "Teaching Against White Privilege and Other Atrocities: Reinvigorating the Social Justice Roots of Multicultural Education." Tenth Annual White Privilege conference, Memphis, Tennessee, April 2009 (with Johanna Eager)

"Complicating 'White Privilege': White Supremacy as a Function of Economic Exploitation. Tenth Annual White Privilege conference, Memphis, Tennessee, April 2009

"The Pitiable Poor: Elements of Oppression in Ruby Payne's Framework." Tenth Annual White Privilege conference, Memphis, Tennessee, April 2009

"Organizational Assessment for Equity and Diversity." Annual Conference of the Association of Boarding Schools, Baltimore, Maryland, December 2008

Pre-Conference Institute. "Beyond the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth: Consciousness and Practice for Class Equity in Education." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2008

"Poverty, Class, and Education: A Primer for Agents of Change." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2008

"Inequitable Influences: Class, Poverty, and the Corporate Presence in Public Schools." National Association for Multicultural Education Summer Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 2008

Pre-Conference Institute. "Critical Liberation Praxis in Schools: Teaching for Social Justice." Ninth Annual White Privilege Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 2008

"Beyond Deficit Theory: Authentic Anti-Poverty Praxis for Activists and Educators." Ninth Annual White Privilege Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 2008

Pre-Conference Institute. "Beyond Celebrating Diversity: Teaching Teachers How to Be Critical Multicultural Educators." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2007

Special NAME Session (for local P-12 teachers attending only one day of the conference). "Beyond Deficit Theory and the Culture of Poverty Myth: Authentic Anti-Classism Education." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2007

"Dismantling Deficit Theory: Toward Authentic Anti-Classism Education." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2007

"The Whitening and Un-Whitening of Progressive School Reform." Eighth Annual White Privilege Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 2007

"The Pitiable Poor: Racism and Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework." Eighth Annual White Privilege Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 2007

Discussant. "New Voices in Multiculturalism, Educational Equity, and Social Justice in and Through Teacher Education." American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2007

"Complicity with Conservatism: Misdirections in Contemporary Multicultural Education" (Part of session, "Multicultural/Multiethnic Education: Diverse Perspectives on the Theory, Practices, Directions, and Results of Multicultural Education"). American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2007

"Savage Unrealities: Uncovering Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework" (Part of session, "Challenging Deficit Views in Teacher Education: Uncovering Classism, Linguicism, and Racism in Ruby Payne's Framework"). American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2007

"Complicity with Conservatism: The De-politicizing and Re-politicizing of Social Justice Education." International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice, Chicago, Illinois, January 2007

"Critical Narrative Essays: A Reflective Strategy for Preparing Teachers to Be Champions of Social Justice." International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice, Chicago, Illinois, January 2007 (with Kelly Duffy, Vivian Johnson, and Robert Simmons)

Pre-Conference Institute. "Uncovering Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework: Toward Authentic Anti-Classist Education." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2006 (with Theresa Montaño, Roberta Ahlquist, Virginia Lea, and Erma Jean Sims)

Founders Roundtable. "Directions and Mis-Directions in Multicultural Education." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2006 (with Wendy Amosa)

"Against the Conservative Grain: Re-Radicalizing Multicultural Education." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2006

"A Critical Discussion of Ruby Payne's Framework for Understanding Poverty." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2006 (with Addie Smiiley and Pat Payne)

"Language Learning and Its Impact on Identity and Multiculturalism." Cátedra Fulbright UniNorte 2006, Barranquilla, Colombia, August 2006

"Re-Radicalizing Anti-Sexist and Multicultural Education." Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education National Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July-August 2006

"The New Sexism: Understanding and Eliminating the Gender Digital Divide." Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education National Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July-August 2006 (with Robert W. Simmons III and Vivian Johnson)

Two-Day Major Session. "Becoming Critical Multiculturalists in Education." Spring Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, May 2006

"The Pitiable Poor: Ruby Payne's Racist and Classist Reframing of Poverty." White Privilege Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2006

"Walking the Talk: What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Race and Privilege?" White Privilege Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2006 (with Julie Landsman, Chance Lewis, and Robert Simmons)

Pre-Conference Institute. "Savage Unrealities: Uncovering Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2005 (with Theresa Montaño, Roberta Ahlquist, Virginia Lea, and Erma Jean Sims)

"Savage Unrealities: Uncovering Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework." (Concurrent Session). Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2005

"Katrina and the Aftermath." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2005 (with Joyce Harris)

Opening Plenary. "Differentiation: Authentic Assessment for Diverse Learners." 15th English Language Teaching Conference, Medellín, Colombia, August 2005

Pre-Conference Conversational Session. "Equity and Diversity in Language Teaching and Assessment." 15th English Language Teaching Conference, Medellín, Colombia, August 2005

"Presenters' Panel." 15th English Language Teaching Conference, Medellín, Colombia, August 2005

Two-Day Major Session. "Institutionalizing Multicultural Education in Your School and School System." Fall Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, November 2004

Preconference Institute. "Teaching Multicultural Education: Strategies and Pedagogies for Teacher Preparation." Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Kansas City, Missouri, October 2004 (with Carl Grant, Peggy McIntosh, and Rosie Castañeda)

Two-Day Major Session. "Teaching Multicultural Education: Strategies and Pedagogies for Teacher Preparation." Annual Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, May 2004

"Race-The Power of an Illusion Focus Group." Annual Convention of the American Association of Community Colleges, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2004 (with Hasina Hamzawala, Michael Burke, Arnold Kee, and Geoffrey Maruyama)

Preconference Institute. "Teaching Multicultural Education: Strategies and Pedagogies for Teacher Preparation." Thirteenth Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Seattle, Washington, November 2003 (with Sonia Nieto, Christine Sleeter, Francisco Rios, Porter Troutman, Rosie Castañeda, and Susan Pliner)

"From Taco Night to Transformation: Repoliticizing Multicultural Education." Thirteenth Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Seattle, Washington, November 2003

"Running for and Being a NAME Board Member." Thirteenth Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Seattle, Washington, November 2003 (with Carl Grant and Heather Hackman)

Inaugural Keynote. "Transforming Ourselves, Transforming Our Schools." 14th English Language Teaching Conference, Medellín, Colombia, August 2003

Sub-Plenary. "Complexity and Diversity as Tools for Multicultural Learning." 14th English Language Teaching Conference, Medellín, Colombia, August 2003

"Plenary Panel Discussion." 14th English Language Teaching Conference, Medellín, Colombia, August 2003 (with Brian Cambourne, Terry Jenoure, Cristina Cadavid, Maria Mcnulty, Diana Quinchia, and Ofelia May)

Two-Day Major Session. "No Child Left Untested: Multicultural Education in the Age of Standardization." Annual Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Washington, D.C., June 2003

"Bridging the Digital Divide." The 16th Annual Conference for African Americans in Higher Education, Greenbelt, Maryland, May 2003

Preconference Institute. "Are We Hearing What They're Saying?: A Day of Dialogue between Students and Teachers." Twelfth Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Washington, D.C., October/November 2002

Preconference Institute. "Writing for Publication." Twelfth Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Washington, D.C., October/November 2002 (with Francisco Rios, Carl Grant, and Maurianne Adams)

Founders Roundtable. "Multicultural Education and the Digital Divide: Focus on Race." Twelfth Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Washington, D.C., October/November 2002 (with Christine Clark)

"Being the Change: (Self-)Critical Paradigm Shifts for Multicultural Education." Twelfth Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Washington, D.C., October/November 2002

"Are We Hearing What They're Saying?: Transforming Education through Student/Teacher Dialogues." National Conference on Dialogue and Deliberation, Alexandria, Virginia, October 2002

3-hour Major Workshop. "Models and Strategies for Inter-Racial/Ethnic Dialogues in College Settings." National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, New Orleans, Louisiana. May 2002 (with Ximena Zúñiga, Lee Anne Bell, Ratnesh Nagda, and Carrie Jefferson Smith)

4-hour Major Workshop. "Dialogue on Cross-Race/Ethnic Relationships." National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, New Orleans, Louisiana. May 2002 (with Ximena Zúñiga, Lee Anne Bell, Andrea Monroe, Ratnesh Nagda, and Ronald Scott)

"Teacher-Led Action Research for Equity and Diversity." National Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference, San Francisco, California. February 2002 (with Holly Hogan and John Walker)

Pre-Conference Workshop (Covenor). "Facilitating Intergroup Dialogues on Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation." Eleventh Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Las Vegas, Nevada. November 2001 (with Craig Alimo, Nancy Cha, Mary Gannon, Andrea Monroe, Susan Pliner, and Thomas Walker)

"We Need Us: Building a Support System for Multicultural Educators and Activists with Depression." Eleventh Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Las Vegas, Nevada. November 2001

"Beyond Internet Access: Cultural Complexities of the Digital Divide." Technology, Learning, & Intellectual Development (Association of American Colleges and Universities Network for Academic Renewal Conference), Baltimore, Maryland, November 2001 (with Christine Clark)

"Initiating an Intergroup Dialogue Program: Challenges, Strategies, and Outcomes." Educating All of One Nation (American Council on Education), Cincinnati, Ohio, October 2001(with Ximena Zúñiga, Carolyn Vasques-Scalera, and Thomas Walker)

"Multicultural Teaching and Learning with the Internet." Annual Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Washington, D.C. June 2001

"Initiating a Campus-Wide Intergroup Dialogue Program." 14th Annual Conference on African Americans in Higher Education, Greenbelt, Maryland, May 2001

Pre-Conference Workshop. "Models and Strategies for Intergroup Dialogue on College Campuses." National Conference on Higher Education (American Association of Higher Education), Washington, D.C., March 2001 (with Ximena Zúñiga, Adena Clayton-Walker, Kelly Maxwell, Monita Thompson, and Carolyn Vasques-Scalera)

Pre-Conference Symposium. "Accomplishing Access & Equity in Education: The Role of Technology." Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 12th International Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2001 (with Bonnie Bracey, Ray Rose, Zahrl Schoeny, Manorama Talaiver, and Robert McLaughlin)

Pre-Conference Institute. "Evaluation Concerns for Multicultural Education." Tenth Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Kissimmee, Florida, November 2000 (with Bob Covert, Charlene Green, Kathleen Mainhart, and Selena Cozart)

"Visions, Bridges, and Voices: Facilitating Collaborative Learning across Social and Cultural Groups through a Campus-Wide Student Intergroup Dialogue Program." Tenth Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Kissimmee, Florida, November 2000

"Progressive Pedagogy for Liberal Learning about Diversity." Diversity & Learning (Association of American Colleges and Universities), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 2000 (with Gloria Bouis and Partamin Farzad Nawabi)

"Using the Web to Support Faculty and Staff Development in Diversity Education." Diversity & Learning (Association of American Colleges and Universities), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 2000 (with Lisa Bernstein)

"Treason to Whiteness is Loyalty to Humanity." National Conference for Blacks in Higher Education, Greenbelt, Maryland, June 2000 (with Christine Clark)

Two-Day Major Session. "Multicultural Education and the Transformation of Self and Schools." Annual Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Washington, D.C., June 2000 (with Gene-Tey Shin and Charlene Green)

"Multicultural Curriculum Development with the Internet." Annual Conference of the National Multicultural Institute, Washington, D.C., June 2000

"Building Diversity." Shaping a National Agenda for Women in Higher Education, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 2000 (with Mark Brimhall-Vargas)

"Facilitating Educational Change Online: Interactive, Inclusive, Collaborative, Multicultural Education and the World Wide Web." 9th Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, San Diego, California, November 1999

"The Tint of My Lenses: An Autobiographical, Narrative Approach for Self-Examination and Community Growth." 9th Annual International Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education, San Diego, California, November 1999 (with Robert Covert)

"DiversityWeb." National Symposium on Retaining Students of Color, Arlington, Virginia, November 1998

"DiversityWeb." The Challenge to Change: Creating Diversity in Our Libraries, State College, Pennsylvania, October, 1998

Regional

Keynote. "Paradigm Shifts Essential to Education." Intercultural Education Symposium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 2010

"Beyond the 'Culture of Poverty': Class-Equitable Learning." Annual Conference of the California Perkins Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee, Sacramento, California, November 2010

"Taco Night Is Not Enough: Authenticating Anti-Racism Education." Annual Conference of the California Perkins Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee, Sacramento, California, November 2010

"Beyond Recruitment and Retention: Principles for Authentic Equity and Diversity Initiatives." Annual Conference of VACUHO and VASPA, Wintergreen, Virginia, November 2010

Keynote. "Educating for Equity and Social Justice in El Paso: Bringing Love, Hope, and Change to the Public School Classroom." Conference for International Research on Cross-cultural Learning in Education. El Paso, Texas, July 2010

"Research Perspectives from Keynote Scholars." Conference for International Research on Cross-cultural Learning in Education. El Paso, Texas, July 2010 (with Shernaz Garcia, Teresa Montero Mendoza, Alicia Moreno-Cedillos, and Olivia Lynch)

"Countering White Privilege in Supposedly Multicultural Education." Maryland Multicultural Coalition Conference, Silver Spring, Maryland, April 2010

"Authenticating Educational Equity: Overcoming the Multicultural Myths that Bind Us." Maryland Multicultural Coalition Conference, Silver Spring, Maryland, April 2010

Keynote. "Beyond the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth: Creating Class Equity in Schools." USC-Upstate Diversity Conference, Spartanburg, South Carolina, March 2010

"Social Justice and Equity." Equity and the Future of Black Education Conference, Bloomington, Minnesota, August 2009

"Educational Equity for Low-Income Families." Maryland Multicultural Coalition Annual Statewide Conference, Salisbury, Maryland, April 2009

Keynote. "Eliminating the Achievement (Opportunity) Gap through Multicultural Education." Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center Conference, Appleton, Wisconsin, March 2009

"Our Impoverished Notions of Poverty: Toward an Authentic Understanding of Education and Class." Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center Conference, Appleton, Wisconsin, March 2009

Keynote. "Creating Equitable Learning Environments through Multicultural Education." 26th Annual Multicultural Education Institute, Edmond, Oklahoma, February 2009

"Diversity in School: The Pressure of Being Different." Annual Wisconsin State Refugee Conference, Appleton, Wisconsin, September 2008

Keynote. "Class, Poverty, and Economic Justice: Beyond the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth." Annual Conference of Ohio-NAME, Columbus, Ohio, June 2008

"Good Intentions Are Not Enough: Shifts of Consciousness and Practice for Multicultural Education." Annual Conference of Ohio-NAME, Columbus, Ohio, June 2008

Keynote. "Beyond 'Celebrating Diversity': The Consciousness of a Social Justice Educator and Activist." Cultural Diversity and Community Renewal Conference, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, June 2008

Keynote. "Beyond Diversity: Putting the Progressive Back into Community Activism." Iowa Community Action Association Annual Training Conference. Des Moines, Iowa, June 2008

"The 'Culture of Poverty' and Other Myths that Harm Low-Income People." Iowa Community Action Association Annual Training Conference. Des Moines, Iowa, June 2008

"Beyond Cultural Tourism: Striving for Cultural Competence." Conference of the Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention and Parenting, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, May 2008

Keynote. "Beyond the Numbers: Retention through a Commitment to Equity." Exploring Diversity in Education Conference, Lakewood, Colorado, April 2008

Keynote. "Eliminating the Achievement (Opportunity) Gap through Multicultural Education: Shifts of Consciousness and Practice." Annual Conference of Colorado-NAME, Thorton, Colorado, April 2008

"The 'Culture of Poverty' and Other Myths that Harm Poor Students: Understanding and Practicing Authentic Anti-Classism Education." Annual Conference of Colorado-NAME, Thorton, Colorado, April 2008

Keynote. "Authentic Integration: Shifts of Consciousness, Policy, and Practice for an Equitable Education Future." Minnesota Department of Education 2008 Integration Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 2008

"The 'Culture of Poverty' and Other Myths about Class and Education." Minnesota Department of Education 2008 Integration Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 2008

Keynote. "Beyond 'Celebrating Diversity': The Consciousness of a Social Justice Activist." Diversity & Leadership Conference, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, February 2008

"Personal Awareness Is Not Enough: Systemic Reform for Social Justice." Diversity & Leadership Conference, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, February 2008

Keynote. "Moving Beyond Diversity toward Equity and Social Justice." Targeted Services Conference, Minnesota Department of Education, Plymouth, Minnesota, February 2008

"Beyond the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth: Classism and Anti-Classism in Our Schools and Classrooms." New Wisconsin Promise Conference: Closing the Achievement Gap, Madison, Wisconsin, January 2008

Keynote. "Beyond 'Celebrating Diversity': The Consciousness of a Social Justice Educator and Activist." 2007 Statewide Equity and Multicultural Education Conference (Wisconsin State Human Relations Association), Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, November 2007

"Exposing Deficit Theory and the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth: Toward Authentic Anti-Classism Education and Activism." 2007 Statewide Equity and Multicultural Education Conference (Wisconsin State Human Relations Association), Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, November 2007

"Poverty and the Classroom." Mid-Level Conference of the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs, St. Paul, Minnesota, October 2007

Keynote. "Beyond Color Blindness: Being an Anti-Racist Educator." 2007 Indian Education Summit. Rapid City, South Dakota, September 2007

"The 'Culture of Poverty' and Other Myths that Blind Us: Authentic Action for Class Equity in Education." 2007 Indian Education Summit. Rapid City, South Dakota, September 2007

"Being an Anti-Classist Educator: Transcending the Culture of Poverty Myth." INDIVISIBLE: Teaching for Social Justice through Literature for Children and Adolescents, Chicago, Illinois, June 2007

Keynote. "Toward Authentic Anti-Classism Activism." Shining the Light on Poverty Conference, Keene, New Hampshire, March 2007

"Fixing What's Broken: How the 'Culture of Poverty' Myth Institutionalizes Educational Classism." Shining the Light on Poverty Conference, Keene, New Hampshire, March 2007

Focus Session. "Beyond Celebrating Diversity: Creating Equitable Learning Environments for All Students." Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps Conference (North Carolina State Board of Education), Greensboro, North Carolina, March 2007

"A Scholarly Conversation on Issues Impacting Student Achievement." Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps Conference (North Carolina State Board of Education), Greensboro, North Carolina, March 2007 (with Peggy McIntosh)

"Beyond Tokenism: Authentic Multicultural Curriculum Development." Raising Achievement and Closing Gaps Conference (North Carolina State Board of Education), Greensboro, North Carolina, March 2007

"No Consumer Left Behind: Globalization, Classism, and the Corporatization of U.S. Schools." Hamline Dialogues: Globalization in the New Millennium, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 2007

"ReRadicalizing Anti-Oppressive Education." California Teachers Association Equity and Human Rights Conference, San Jose, California, March 2007

"The New Sexism: Understanding and Eliminating the Gender Digital Divide." California Teachers Association Equity and Human Rights Conference, San Jose, California, March 2007 (with Vivian Johnson)

"Beyond Heroes and Holidays: Re-Radicalizing Anti-Racist Activism." Symposium on Social Justice, University of Minnesota-Duluth, October 2006

"The Pitiable Poor: Ruby Payne's Racist and Classist Reframing of Poverty." Symposium on Social Justice, University of Minnesota-Duluth, October 2006

"Beyond the Food Fair: Multicultural Education for Equity and Social Justice." Northwest Wisconsin Education Association Teachers' Convention, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, October 2006

"Uncovering Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework." Northwest Wisconsin Education Association Teachers' Convention, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, October 2006

"Beyond Taco Night: Rekindling the Social Justice Spirit of Multicultural Education." Minnesota-NAME Conference, Roseville, Minnesota, October 2006

"Multicultural Education: Instructional Practice & Student Outcomes." Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, Wichita, Kansas, September 2006

"Aspects of Multiculturalism: U.S." U.S. and Indian Perspectives on Multiculturalism Seminar, Guwahati, India, August 2006

"Beyond Heroes and Holidays: Multicultural Education as Equity and Social Justice." U.S. and Indian Perspectives on Multiculturalism Seminar, Guwahati, India, August 2006

Keynote. "Beyond Folklórico and Fiestas: Putting the Radical Back into Social Justice Movements." Migrant Network Coalition Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, July 2006

"So You Think You're an Anti-Racist?: Shifts of Consciousness for Well-Meaning White Folks." Migrant Network Coalition Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, July 2006

"Realities of Poverty: Uncovering Classism in Ruby Payne's Framework." Multicultural Summer Institute, Prince William County Schools, Dumfries, Virginia, June 2006

"Beyond Taco Night: Putting the Equity and Justice Back into Multicultural Education." Multicultural Summer Institute, Prince William County Schools, Dumfries, Virginia, June 2006

Keynote. "Uncovering Oppression in Ruby Payne's Framework." Educators for Diversity Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2006

"From Celebrating Diversity to Social Justice: ReRadicalizing Multicultural Education." Educators for Diversity Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2006

Keynote. "Setting the Stage for Student Success by Creating an Equitable Learning Environment." Minnesota ASCD Annual Conference, Plymouth, Minnesota, March 2006

"Uncovering Classism and Racism in Ruby Payne's Framework." Minnesota ASCD Annual Conference, Plymouth, Minnesota, March 2006 (with Johanna Eager)

Keynote. "So You Think You're an Anti-Racist?: Shifts of Consciousness for Well-Meaning White Folks." Domestic Diversity Institute, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, September 2005

"White Privilege and the Achievement Gap." Domestic Diversity Institute, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, September 2005

"Multicultural Education and the Transformation of Self and Schools." Excellence in Education Conference, Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 2005

2-Day Workshop. "Racism and Whiteness in Education: Closing the Achievement Gap in Education." Northeast Metro Educator's Institute, Roseville, Minnesota, August 2004

"Well Intentioned Racism." 3rd Annual Lecture Series on Racial Reconciliation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2004

"Being the Change: Progressing the Politics of Our Selves and Our Schools." Building Bridges Conference, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota, March 2004

"Education Equity: Transforming Ourselves to Transform Our Schools." The Bilingual Education Summer Institute and Principals' Institute, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland, June 2002

"Turning the Tide of the Digital Divide: Education Equity and the Politics of Surfing." Teaching with Technology Conference, College Park, Maryland, April 2002

"Socioeconomic Inequities in Schools: A Simulation." Virginia Association for Multicultural Education Annual Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 2001

"Visions, Bridges, and Voices: Facilitating Collaborative Learning through a Campus-Wide Intergroup Dialogue Program." Annual Maryland Multicultural Coalition and National Association for Multicultural Education Conference, Wye Mills, Maryland, April 2001

"Self-Reflection: A Starting Point for Multicultural Educators." Every Teacher, Every Child: Annual Conference of the Special Education Resource Center, Merriden, Connecticut, March 2001

"Multicultural Teaching and Learning with the Internet." Every Teacher, Every Child: Annual Conference of the Special Education Resource Center, Merriden, Connecticut, March 2001

"Expanding Our Vision of Diversity: Strategies for Initiating Dialogue on Psychological Disabilities." Maryland Student Affairs Conference, College Park, Maryland, February 2001(with Partamin Farzad Nawabi)

"Transforming Curriculum through a Multicultural Perspective." Through Their Eyes: Multicultural Summer Institute VI, Dumfries, Virginia, June 2000 (with Christine Clark)

"Using the Internet to Develop a Curriculum with a Multicultural Perspective." Through Their Eyes: Multicultural Summer Institute VI, Dumfries, Virginia, June 2000 (with Christine Clark)

Pre-Conference Institute. "Multicultural Teaching Practice and Curriculum Transformation in the Online Information Age." National Association for Multicultural Education Conference, Region One, Waterbury, Connecticut, October 1999

"Facilitating Collaboration and Institutional Improvement Via the Internet." Symposium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity, College Park, Maryland, November 1998 (with Gladys Brown)

"DiversityWeb." Retention 2000: Student Self-Empowerment, College Park, Maryland, November 1998 (with Gladys Brown)

Keynote Address: "Facilitating Educational and Social Change Online: Interactive, Inclusive, Collaborative, Multicultural Education and the World Wide Web." Multicultural Response Team Conference, Denver, Colorado, September 1998

"The 'I' Instead of the 'You': Modeling and Teaching Self-Reflective and Critical Thought." Multicultural Response Team Conference, Denver, Colorado, September 1998

"Positive Racial Identity Development in White Educators: Toward Individual Processes of Self-development." Conference of the Virginia Association for Multicultural Education, Radford, Virginia, September 1998

"Networking and Educating Multiculturally with the Internet." Annual Conference of the Virginia Association for Multicultural Education, Radford, Virginia, September 1998

"A Shipshape Future: Mixed Methods Evaluation of Housing Operations." Meeting of the Southeastern Association of Housing Officials, Savannah, Georgia, February 1998 (with Jonathan Hine)

"The Multicultural Pavilion: Content-focused Employment of Internet Technology." Conference of the Virginia Association for Multicultural Education, Woodbridge, Virginia, September 1997

"You Want It When?: Developing a Methodology for Measuring Effectiveness and Efficiency in Residential Areas." Annual Conference of VACHO/VASPA, Wintergreen, Virginia, November 1996 (with Jonathan Hine)

"Multiculturalism and the Internet." Conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Region III. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, June 1996