Speeches & Presentations

Dr. Rankin presented a TED Talk at TEDxTUM and other TED events, is featured in an upcoming National Public Radio (NPR) segment, and presents annually at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting and other major events.

Not counting her classes or media interviews, Dr. Rankin has delivered 170 speeches/presentations at 51 different venues in 6 countries, including presentations at ACSD conferences, AERA Annual Meetings; ISTE Conference; Mensa Annual Gathering; National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM INCLUDES Conference; U.S. Department of Education conferences; and many and others (listed below).

If you prefer a list format of all speeches and presentations by Dr. Rankin, one follows below. Otherwise, use the visually robust Presentations gallery page to find speeches by topic or venue.

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Speech & Presentation Gallery

For a visually robust way to peruse speeches and presentations by topic and venue, visit the Presentations gallery page.


Speeches & Presentations

(in Traditional CV/List Format)

 

The list below includes speeches/presentations at the following 52 venues: Africa New Day Giftedness Conference; Africa New Day Teacher Burnout Conference; ACSD Conference on Teaching Excellence; American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting; Anaheim Union High School District; ASCD Empower17 Conference; Buena Park School District; California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Conference; California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conferences; Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education; Classroom 2.0’s Learning 2.0 Conference; Connect: Canada's National Learning and Technology Conference; Global Learn Conference in Berlin, Germany; Illuminate Education (34 venues); Illuminate Education Equity Symposium; Illuminate Education User Conference; International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) Conference; GATE Collaborative; Jaspersoft Webinar; K-12 Online Conference; KIPP LA Innovation Day; Learning Revolution Conference; Leadership Innovation Event at Montfort College, Chang Mai, Thailand; Mensa Annual Gathering (U.S.); Learning Tree University (now Corinthian Colleges); Mensa Speakers Forum; National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention; National College Access Network (NCAN) Common Measures Learning Community (CMLC) Webinar; National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) Annual Meeting; National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM INCLUDES Conference (Keynote Panel); New Teacher Center (NTC) Symposium; Northcentral University Graduate Faculty of the School of Education Commencement Ceremony; OC Mensa Speakers Forum; Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) Annual Conference; Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education (OCC GATE) Annual Conference; OCC GATE Parent Nights; O’Reilly Media; OZeLIVE! Australia: Ed Tech Down Under Conference; Rocket Ready Day; Saddleback Valley Unified School District; SAGE Research Methods Video Collection; Schoolzilla Data Champion Summit; Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Conference; State Elevating & Celebrating Effective Teaching & Teachers (ECET2); Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) School Leadership Summit; TED Talk at TEDxTUM; TIBCO NOW Conference; University of California, Irvine (UCI) Digital Learning Lab; University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) Conference; U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) STATS-DC Conference; Wonder Women Tech Conference; and others.

 

April 12-17, 2018

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

  • Title: Strategies for Sharing Your Research (Professional Development Course)
  • Location: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, 811 7th Ave 53rd St., New York, NY
  • Event Information: www.aera.net/Events-Meetings/Annual-Meeting

 

March 17, 2018

Illuminate Education Equity Symposium

 

February 12, 2018

New Teacher Center (NTC) Symposium (Invited/Featured Speaker)

  • Title: Leadership as First Aid for Teacher Burnout
  • Location: Location: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, 1333 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, California 94010
  • Event Information: https://newteachercenter.org/events

 

January 16-18, 2018

Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education (OCC GATE) 3rd Annual Parent Education Nights (Keynote)

  • Title: Stress, Perfectionism, Underachievement, and Motivation in Students who are Gifted (Keynote)
  • Location: Buena Park School District, Irvine Unified School District, and Santa Ana Unified School District
  • Event Information: www.occgate.org

 

November 29, 2017

California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conference

  • Title: First Aid for Teacher Burnout: Research on Leveraging Partnerships for Peace and Success
  • Location: Disney Convention Center, Anaheim, California
  • Event Information: http://cera-web.org

 

November 14, 2017

Illuminate Education Equity Symposium

 

October 28, 2017

Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education (OCC GATE) Annual Conference (Keynote)

  • Title: Reaching Every Gifted Mind (Keynote)
  • Location: Cal State Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
  • Event Information: www.occgate.org/conference

 

October 26, 2017

TIBCO NOW 2017 Conference (Invited/Featured Speaker)

  • Title: Design Reports that Make Data “Over-the-Counter” & Easy to Use
  • Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd., San Diego, California 92101
  • Event Information: https://now.tibco.com/san-diego

 

September 24, 2017 4:00 PM

OC Mensa Speakers Forum (Keynote)

 

July 18, 2017

O’Reilly Webcast (Invited/Guest Speaker)

  • Title: Make Your Data Over-the-Counter (Invited/Guest Speaker)
  • Co-presenter: Shane Swiderek of TIBCO/Jaspersoft
  • Location: Online Webcast
  • Event Information: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3893

 

July 7, 2017 (3 presentations)

SAGE Research Methods Video Collection (Invited/Recorded Speaker)

  • Titles: Research Ethics in Education, Gifted & Talented Education, and Managing Multiple Research Projects
  • Location: SAGE Publishing Headquarters, Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Recording Information: http://methods.sagepub.com/Video

 

June 30, 2017

ACSD Conference on Teaching Excellence

 

May 16, 2017

Over-the-Counter Data / Jaspersoft Webinar (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

May 6, 2017

Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) Annual Conference (Keynote)

 

May 4, 2017

National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM INCLUDES Conference (Keynote Panel)

 

April 28, 2017

SAGE Research Methods Video Collection (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

April 28, 2017

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

 

April 13, 2017

Africa New Day Teacher Burnout Conference (Keynote)

  • Title: First Aid for Teacher Burnout (Keynote)
  • Location: Africa New Day schools, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Location Information: www.africanewday.org

 

April 12, 2017

Africa New Day Giftedness Conference (Keynote)

  • Title: Challenging and Engaging Gifted Students (Keynote)
  • Location: Africa New Day schools, Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Location Information: www.africanewday.org

 

March 28, 2017, 1:00 PM

Rocket Ready Day (Keynote)

  • Title: Rocket Ready Day Keynote
  • Location: HS Library, Laguna Beach Unified School District, Laguna Beach, CA

 

March 27, 2017, 1:00 PM

ASCD Empower17 Conference

 

March 25, 2017, 1:00 PM

ASCD Empower17 Conference

 

March 9, 2017

Gifted Students Parent PD (Keynote)

  • Title: Unlocking Every Gifted Child’s Potential
  • Location: Laguna Beach Unified School District, Laguna Beach, CA

 

March 8, 2017

Schoolzilla Data Champion Summit (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

February 23, 2017

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

February 28, 2017

GATE Collaborative (Keynote)

  • Title: The Push for Engagement (Working Title)
  • Location: Saddleback Valley Unified School District, Mission Viejo, CA

 

January 25, 2017

Gifted Students Teacher PD (Keynote)

  • Title: Unlocking Every Gifted Child’s Potential
  • Location: Laguna Beach Unified School District, Laguna Beach, CA

 

December 1, 2016

California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conference

  • Title: Accountability Data Can Only Serve Students If…
  • Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA, California
  • Event Information: www.cera-web.org

 

November 22, 2016

TEDxTUM Speakers Dinner (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

July 17, 2016

Wonder Women Tech Conference and Expo

  • Title: How Ed-Tech Influences the Next Generation (Panel)
  • Location: Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, CA
  • Event Information: https://wonderwomentech.com/speakers

 

July 3, 2016

Mensa Annual Gathering

 

April 9, 2016

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

 

April 7-11, 2016

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) Annual Meeting

 

March 22-24, 2016

Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

 

January 23, 2016

KIPP LA Innovation Day (Keynote)

 

January 22, 2016 (Rescheduled)

State Elevating & Celebrating Effective Teaching & Teachers (ECET2) (Keynote)

 

December 3, 2015

California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conference

  • Title: Data Visualization & Teaching Kids to Speak Data
  • Location: Disney Convention Center, Anaheim, California
  • Event Information: http://cera-web.org

 

October 24, 2015

TED Talk at TEDxTUM

 

July 8, 2015

U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) STATS-DC Conference

 

April 16-17, 2015

Global Learn: Global Conference on Learning and Technology

 

March 31, 2015

National College Access Network (NCAN) Common Measures Learning Community (CMLC) Webinar (Invited/Featured Speaker)

  • Title: Creating a Culture of Inquiry and Making Data Usable and “Over-the-Counter”
  • Location: Online
  • Co-presenter: Dr. Margie Johnson of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
  • Event Information: www.collegeaccess.org/Events.aspx

 

March 3, 2015

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Conference

  • Title: Research on Implementing Big Data: Technology, People, & Processes (Panel)
  • Location: Rio All-Suites Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Co-presenters: Dr. Margie Johnson of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and Randall Dennis of Intelligex
  • Event Information: http://site.aace.org/conf

 

December 4, 2014

California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conference

  • Title: Data Use Improves When Data Is “Over-the-Counter”
  • Location: Paradise Point Resort and Spa, San Diego, California
  • Event Information: http://cera-web.org

 

October 24, 2014

University of California, Irvine (UCI) Digital Learning Lab (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

July 31, 2014

U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) STATS-DC Conference

 

June 29, 2014

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) Conference

  • Title: Over-the-Counter Data’s Impact on Educators’ Data Analysis Accuracy (Roundtable)
  • Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Event Information: https://isteconference.org/2014/program

 

June 6, 2014

Graduate Student Poster Session at the 2014 Northcentral University Graduate Faculty of the School of Education Commencement Ceremony

 

April 29-30, 2014

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) Center for Advanced Technology in Schools (CATS) Conference

  • Title: Over-the-Counter Data’s Impact on Educators’ Data Analysis Accuracy
  • Location: Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach and Marina Hotel, Redondo Beach, California
  • Poster Presentation: www.cse.ucla.edu/conference2014/#tuesday

 

April 24, 2014

Learning Revolution Conference

 

March 27, 2014

Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) School Leadership Summit

 

March 17-21, 2014

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) Conference

 

March 11, 2014

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update “Liked Videos” / “This Week’s Submitted Favorites”

 

February 22, 2014

OZeLIVE! Australia: Ed Tech Down Under Conference

 

December 5, 2013

California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conference

  • Title:  “Over-the-Counter” Data Supports Improve Analyses
  • Location: Disney Convention Center, Anaheim, California
  • Event Information: http://cera-web.org

 

October 28, 2013 – November 1, 2013

K-12 Online Conference

 

October 25, 2013

California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE) Conference

  • Title: Remedying Educators’ Data Analysis Errors with Over-the-Counter Data
  • Location: Kona Kai Resort, San Diego, California
  • Event Information: http://ccte.org/?page_id=752

 

October 5, 2013

Teaser Video for K-12 Online Conference

 

May 7, 2013

Connect: Canada’s National Learning and Technology Conference

 

April 9, 2013

Los Angeles Unified School District (Invited/Featured Speaker)

 

March 28, 2013

Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) School Leadership Summit

  • Title: How Data Systems and Reports Can Either Fight or Propagate the Data Analysis Error Epidemic, and How Educator Leaders Can Help
  • Recording with Slides of Presentation: http://admin20.org/page/summit

 

July 1, 2010 to December 31, 2013 (52 presentations at 34 venues)

Illuminate Education

  • Titles: Data Analysis, Ÿ Data-Informed Decision-Making, Ÿ Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Implementation/Etc., Ÿ Standards-Alignment, Ÿ Educational Technology, Ÿ Assessment Writing/Building, Ÿ Test Debriefing, Ÿ Classroom Best Practices, Ÿ Data Communication, Ÿ Accountability, Ÿ Compliance (e.g., Writing SARC, Writing SPSA, Writing LEP/Improvement Plan, etc.), Ÿ WASC Preparation, Ÿ Technology Training (e.g., Scanning, GradeCam, Illuminate Data and Assessment Management System, Illuminate Student Information System, etc.), Ÿ Etc.
  • Location: Throughout California
  • Slides available upon request.

 

August 22, 2012

Classroom 2.0’s Learning 2.0 Conference

 

December 1, 2011

California Educational Research Association (CERA) Conference

 

June 7, 2011

Illuminate Education User Conference (IEUC)

 

June 6, 2011

Illuminate Education User Conference (IEUC)

 

June 6, 2011

Illuminate Education User Conference (IEUC)

 

June 6, 2011

Illuminate Education User Conference (IEUC)

  • Title: Welcome to Conference Segment
  • Location: Soka University, Aliso Viejo, California
  • Slides available upon request.

 

July 24, 2008

Leadership Innovation Conference at Montfort College, Chang Mai, Thailand

  • Title: Test Results: An Interactive Learning Experience for Kids
  • Location: Montfort College, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Slides and agenda available upon request.

 

June 6, 2008 to June 3, 2010 (31 Presentations)

Saddleback Valley Unified School District

  • Titles: Leadership & Team Building Ÿ Data Analysis Ÿ Data-Informed Decision-Making Ÿ Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Preparation/Etc. Ÿ Standards-Alignment Ÿ Test Administration Ÿ Response to Intervention (RTI) Ÿ Curriculum/Instruction-Centered Test Preparation Ÿ Educational Technology Ÿ Classroom Observation (“Walk-Through”) Data and Response Ÿ Assessment Writing/Building Ÿ Test Debriefing Ÿ Classroom Best Practices Ÿ Data Communication Ÿ Accountability Ÿ Compliance (e.g., Writing SARC, Writing SPSA, Writing LEP/Improvement Plan, etc.) Ÿ WASC Preparation Ÿ Technology Training (e.g., Scanning, DataDirector, Haiku, etc.) Ÿ Etc.
  • Location: Saddleback Valley Unified School District, Mission Viejo, California
  • Slides and materials available upon request.

 

August 30, 2007 to June 30, 2008 (7 Presentations)

Anaheim Union High School District

  • Titles: Data Analysis Ÿ Data-Informed Decision-Making Ÿ Standards-Alignment Ÿ Test Administration Ÿ Curriculum/Instruction-Centered Test Preparation Ÿ Classroom Observation (“Walk-Through”) Feedback and Response Ÿ Test Debriefing Ÿ Bloom’s Taxonomy and Rigor Ÿ Classroom Best Practices Ÿ Instruction Best Practices Ÿ Curriculum Implementation Ÿ Data Communication Ÿ Accountability Ÿ Behavior and Discipline Ÿ Compliance (e.g., CCR/CPM) Ÿ Technology Training (e.g., DataDirector) Ÿ Students (Steps to Success) Ÿ Parents (Seminar Night, Back to School Night, Open House, Awards Night, Report Card Night, etc.) Ÿ Etc.
  • Location: Anaheim Union High School District, Anaheim, California
  • Agendas and materials available upon request.

 

August 28, 2003 to June 30, 2007 (44 Presentations)

Buena Park School District

  • Titles: Data Analysis, Ÿ Data-Informed Decision-Making, Ÿ Standards-Alignment, Ÿ Pacing Guide Creation and Implementation, Ÿ Test Administration, Ÿ Response to Intervention (RTI), Ÿ Curriculum/Instruction-Centered Test Preparation, Ÿ Educational Technology, Ÿ Developing Capable Young People, Ÿ Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Ÿ Assessment Writing/Building, Ÿ Test Debriefing, Ÿ Bloom’s Taxonomy and Rigor, Ÿ Classroom Best Practices, Ÿ Data Communication, Ÿ Accountability, Ÿ Compliance (e.g., SARC, SPSA, LEP/Improvement Plan, etc.), Ÿ Step Up to Writing, Ÿ Jumpstart Teacher Technology Training (e.g., Microsoft Excel), Ÿ Other Technology Training (e.g., Scanning, ParScore/Scantron, EADMS, Plato, AssessmentMaster/StandardsMaster, DataDirector, etc.), Ÿ Students (Passing the Cusp, Teaching), Ÿ Parents (Back to School Night, Open House, Parent Institute for Quality Education, etc.), Ÿ How to Deliver Summer School Writing Program (Also Curriculum’s Author) Ÿ, Etc.
  • Location: Buena Park School District, Buena Park, California
  • Agendas and materials available upon request.

 

January 4, 1999 to August 25, 2000 (17 Presentations)

Learning Tree University (Purchased/Absorbed by Corinthian Colleges Inc. in 2003)

  • Titles: Learning Paths (Degree Tracks), Open House Ÿ Faculty E-cruitment Ÿ Faculty Recruitment  Ÿ Instructional Strategies  Ÿ Accreditation Compliance Ÿ Curriculum Implementation Ÿ Colleague Trainings in Technology and Efficiency at Headquarters’ Joint Program Meetings, (e.g., Microsoft Excel)               
  • Location: Chatsworth, Irvine, and Thousand Oaks LTU Offices, California
  • Slides and agendas available upon request.