District Discipline Policy School Board Presentation. Winter 2016
Summer Programming School Board Presentation, Fall 2016.
TIES Exceptional Teacher Award: St. Cloud Area Schools 2015.
What Can Marshmallows Teach Us About Our Students?: Presented current research, best practices, and action steps for building perseverance and grit in the classroom at at district-wide Choices Professional Development Day in St. Cloud, MN. Winter 2015.
Bloggging in the Classroom: Presented current best practices in classroom blogging and facilitated the creation of class blogs for all participants from the session at district-wide Choices Professional Development Day in St. Cloud, MN. Winter 2015.
Home Visits: Presented reflections, research, and actions steps to conduct home visits with students to build rapport and increase parental involvement to staff at Talahi Community School in St. Cloud, MN. Fall 2014.
Carlson, C., Court, S., & Rettig, M. (2014). Is the Pen Mightier than the Blog?: Comparing 3rd Graders' Response Journals to Paper and Pencil Response Journals Kansas Journal of Reading, 29, 10-17.
Classroom Libraries: Physical and Digital: Presented current best practices, organizational tips, and funding options for physical and digital libraries at district level professional development day in Salem, VA. Spring 2013.
Is the Pen Mightier than the Blog?: Presented findings from action research, as well as, other current research on using blogs in the classroom to improve student writing at the Kansas Reading Association Annual Convention in Emporia, Kansas. Spring 2011.
Boys and Books: Presented findings from an independent study to a graduate course at Washburn University in Topeka, KS on examining the challenges of teaching literacy to males.
Courageous Conversations: Worked on a presentation team to facilitate staff meetings discussing equity and closing the achievement gap at Cordley Elementary School in Lawrence, KS. 2010-2012.