Valerie Sun, Ed.D.

Teacher.Speaker.Researcher.Consultant

Conferences & Presentations

This is exhaustive list of conferences and workshops where I have attended and presented to stay updated in the teaching, bilingual education, and educational technology community.

Winter 2018

Mar. 1-3: NABE

Presenter: Literacy

Fall 2017

Sep. 23: PlaydateLA, Los Angeles, CA

Oct. 14: SGVUE Innovation Celebration

Presenter: Give me some pi, Raspberry Pi!

Oct. 27-28: FallCUE, American Canyon, CA

Presenter: Writing: Brainstorming to Publishing

Co-Presenter: #TechToolsSmackdown

Co-Presenter: Tech Out that Open House!

Nov. 11-12: Immersion Weekend PD @ USC

Organizer and Presenter with French Cultural Services

Nov. 17-19: ACTFL 2017, Nashville, TN

Presenter: EdTech Integration to Increase Language Production

Summer 2017

Jul. 21-22: CUE Leadership Institute, Monterey

Jul. 24-28: Picademy, Ann Arbor, MI

Facilitator: SenseHAT and Sonic Pi

Spring 2017

Feb. 7: Rick Morris, Fullerton

Feb. 18: California State University, Los Angeles CCOE Ed.D. Symposium

Presenter: Dueling Complexities: Lived Experiences of Dual-Lang Immersion Teachers

Feb. 23 - 25: National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE), Dallas

Mar. 4: SCTA Teaching Tomorrow's Teachers, Fullerton

Co-Presenter: #TechToolsSmackdown

Mar. 25: Week-end Bilinguisme, USC, Los Angeles

Presenter: Various Models of Bilingual Education

Fall 2016

Sep. 17: PlaydateLA, Los Angeles

Oct. 15: SGVCUE TechFair, Covina

Co-Presenter: #TechToolsSmackdown

Co-Presenter: We Scream for GreenScreen

Oct. 20-22: CARLA Immersion and Dual Language Education, Minneapolis

Presenter: Parental Support for Monolingual Families in Dual Immersion

Lesson Swap: Farm Animals

Oct. 27-29: FallCUE, American Canyon, CA

Co-Presenter: #TechToolsSmackdown

Co-Presenter: We Scream for GreenScreen

Dec. 8-9: Picademy, Austin, TX

Spring 2016

Jan. 30: SGVCUE Coffee Break, San Gabriel

Apr. 8-10: American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Fall 2015

Sep. 19: PlaydateLA, Los Angeles

Sep. 26: DENapalooza, Anaheim

Oct 17: SGVCUE, Covina

Presenter: MinecraftEDU in the classroom

Oct. 23-24: FallCUE, Napa

Co-Presenter: Got Chrome? Use it Tomorrow!

Nov. 16-17: 2015 CSDC Conference, Burlingame

Presenter: Free iPad Apps to Use for Any Classroom

Presenter: Mini Session: Teach me Code!

Summer 2015

Jun. 8-12: Glendale USD Teacher Summer Academy, Glendale

Co-Presenter: Chromebooks in the Classroom

Co-Presenter: Google Apps for Education

Jul. 8 - 9: Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer Academy, Irvine

Spring 2015

Mar. 19: Minecraft in the classroom, Los Angeles

Mar. 19 - 21: Annual CUE, Palm Springs

Co-Presenter: iPad apps for language development & Coding with Scratch

Mar. 28: Representative Royce's Women's Conference, Fullerton

Apr. 11: SGVCUE: Coffeebreak

Presenter: Implementing MinecraftEDU & How to teach students to code

Apr. 16 - 19: Amerian Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

Apr. 21: Discovery Education Math Academy, Glendale

Apr. 25: GLAMC Mini Conference #4, CSU Northridge

Fall 2014

Sep. 13: DENapalooza, Anaheim

Co-Presenter: Classroom web tools 2.0 & iPad apps for language development

Oct. 18: SGVCUE, West Covina

Co-Presenter: Classroom web tools 2.0 & iPad apps for language development

Oct. 24 - 25: FallCUE, American Canyon, CA

Co-Presenter: 10 Free iPad apps for language development

Spring/Summer 2014

Feb. 10: BER: Best iPads Apps & Strategies to Increase Student Learning, Buena Park

Mar. 20 - 22: Annual CUE, Palm Springs

May 31: Southern California CSU EdD Research Symposium

Jun. 23 - 26: Association of Two-Way and Dual Language Education, Sacramento

Co-Presenter: 10 Free iPad apps for language development

Fall 2013

Aug. 7: Common Core Writing, Glendale Unified School District

Oct. 12: Kagan: Cooperative Learning, Luther Burbank Middle School

Spring 2013

Feb. 26 - Mar. 1: Guided Language Acquisition and Design (GLAD), Glendale Unified School District

Mar. 15: Anti-bias training, Glendale Unified School District

Mar. 25: 12th Annual Dual-Language Institute, San Diego County Office of Education

Apr. 5: Kagan: Win-Win Discipline, Franklin Magnet School

Fall 2012

Oct. 16: Technology in the classroom training, Glendale Unified School District

Nov. 8-9: Guided Language Acquisition and Design (GLAD), Glendale Unified School District

Spring 2012

Feb. 7: Teaching for Learning that Sticks, Twin Rivers Unified School District

Feb. 22: Force and Motion with Bill Robertson, California State University, Fullerton

Feb. 23: Chemistry! with Bill Robertson, California State University, Fullerton

Fall 2011

Sep. 20: Motivating Students Who Don't Care, Twin Rivers Unified School District

Oct. 4: Botvin LifeSkills Training, Twin Rivers Unified School District

Oct. 26: Science Made Easy!, RAFT and Twin Rivers Unified School District

Spring 2011

Jan. 29: 21st Century Teaching and Learning Workshops, California State University, Fullerton - Multicultural Art Worlds Through Print Making and Book Making

Feb. 1: Rick Morris’ Classroom Management Seminar, California State University, Fullerton

Feb. 5: 21st Century Teaching and Learning Workshops, California State University, Fullerton - Creative Drama and the World of Harry Potter!

Feb. 12: SCTA Teaching Tomorrow’s Teachers Conference, California State University, Fullerton

Mar. 5: 21st Century Teaching and Learning Workshops, California State University, Fullerton - Creating Flipcharts for the Promethean Board

Mar. 15: SCTA Speaking in Tongues - Dual Immersion Classrooms, California State University, Fullerton

Apr. 16: 21st Century Teaching and Learning Workshops, California State University, Fullerton - Visual Art Media - experimenting with oil and chalk pastels, acrylics, colored pencils, and markers

May 7: 21st Century Teaching and Learning Workshops, California State University, Fullerton - Digital Storytelling with iMovie

May 14: Art & Architecture at the Getty Center, J. Paul Getty Museum

Fall 2010

Oct. 9: A Morning of Math, California State University, Fullerton

Oct. 23: OC Reading Association Conference, California State University, Fullerton