Committed ~ Emotionally Intelligent ~ Globally Competent ~ High Interpersonal Skills ~ High Intrapersonal Skills

Attuned to socio-political, educational and technological developments

Presentation of The Role of Teacher and School Leader on Student Achievement:
Academic Optimism
Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) ~ Summer 2014
“Putting the “D” Back into PDR Pilot Project” sponsored by the Teaching & Learning Centre, University of Canberra, Semester 2, 2014

Scholarly and Professional Activities

Multicultural Education Review

Associate Editor                                                            2015-present

ePortfolios Australia

Invited speaker, September webinar, The interplay between portfolios, social media and digital identity                                                                                                           September 2019

Invited speaker, August webinar, Researching with ePortfolios in higher education: Process, pitfalls and epiphanies                                                                                                     August 2018

The Association for Authentic, Experiential, & Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL)

Invited speaker, webinar for NYC conference                         July 2019

Invited moderator, Twitterchat #ePortfolio                              August & November 2019

Invited ‘unconference’ speaker AAC&U ePortfolio Forum     January 2020

The Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change, Hong Kong Institute of Education (now The Education University of Hong Kong)

Visiting Scholar with Prof Alan Walker                                        Feb-Apr 2015

Research Fellow                                                                             2015-2017

Invited Participant, Asia Leadership Roundtable 2015, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand with Prof Phillip Hallinger                                                                                   March 2015                                                                             

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Member                                                                                            2006-present

Invited Panel Reviewer for Annual Meeting                                  2010-2016

Mahara ePortfolios/Catalyst IT NZ

Project Smart Evidence.  Collaborated with academics across UC faculty and (open source) Catalyst NZ programmers to improve Mahara functionality for users to display evidence maps electronically. Released in Mahara 15.04 on 17 April 2015. Further work with other organisations is ongoing and Smart Evidence is continually being improved through its implementation in K12 and University education worldwide.                                                                                                                        2013-2016

American Secondary Education Journal

Editorial Board Member                                                                   2010-2017 (until final issue)

University of Wollongong, Learning & Teaching Centre                         

Invited by Dr. Christine Brown to present workshops on ePortfolio implementation, Feb 2015

TQI: Teacher Quality Institute

Australian Capital Territory TQI ePortfolio Professional Development Workshops: Planning and Implementation, 2013-2015                                                                                                          

ISTAA: Independent Schools Teacher Accreditation Authority, NSW

Invited cohort facilitator to lead a series of four webinars on action research data collection, analysis and implications to support the Experienced Teachers earning accreditation. 2015

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

Member                                                                                                 2014-present

Invited Reviewer for Annual Conference                                                           2014 

University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)

Reviewer for Annual Convention                                                     2008- 2010; 2015

Project Advisory Group for the NSW School Partnerships Evaluation     2012

ACT Department of Education and Training

Academic Mentor, Kingsford Smith School (K-10)                                              2010                                                                                                                                           

Invited Manuscript Referee for the Following Journals:

            Journal of Educational Administration

            Asia Pacific Education Review

            Asia Pacific Journal of Education

            Global Partners in Education Journal

            International Journal of Organizational Analysis

Book Reviews

            Sage in Global Education                                                                                              

            Cengage Publishing                                                                                              

            Pearson (Anita Woolfolk Hoy’s Australian edition of Educational Psychology)                                              

Other Highlights

Personal Liaison to Jonathan Kozol during campus visit for Project HOPE’s Annual Conference, Flinging Our Arms Wide: Providing School Stability for Students in Need, February 2006.

Member of the Graduate Honor Council, the College of William & Mary of Virginia, 2005-2009.

Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Xi Chapter, 2006-2009. Education honor society, Historian, the College of William & Mary of Virginia, USA.

Member, Judicial Appeals Committee, the College of William & Mary, 2006-2007.

Member, National Council of Teachers of English, 2001-2010, USA.

Participant, Amnesty International Human Right Educator’s Summit, July 2003, NYC.

Member, Summer 2002 Class, The School Law Institute, Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC.

First alto, University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Chorus and Southern Arts Festival Chorus, 1996-1999. Performed the NY premier of Choose Life by Samuel Adler, Lincoln Center, NY, NY, Spring 1998.

A decade of superior retail sales (commission) and hospitality service.