Speaking Experience

National Conventions

  • American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention
  • International Dyslexia Association Annual Convention (IDA)
  • Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention (CEC)
  • Association of Educational Therapists Annual Convention (AEP)

State and Regional Conferences

  • Speech and Hearing Associations of Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, and Texas
  • Title One Dissemination Project of Massachusetts
  • The Literacy for All Regional Conference
  • Ohio Speech Pathology Educational Audiology Coalition (OSSPEAC)
  • Louisiana Speech Pathologists and Audiologists (SPALS)
  • International Dyslexia Associations (IDA) Branch for  Massachusetts
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Branch for  Illinois
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Branch for Wisconsin

University Speaking Engagements

  • Northeastern University
  • Emerson College
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Arkansas State University

Reading with TLC Speaking Engagements
Since 1994, Nancy has also been presenting regularly, together with her partner and co-director, Penny Castagnozzi, as the lead national trainers for Reading with TLC. They have provided training within school districts, universities, and at conferences throughout the US and Canada. Nancy and Penny also present often at the  Reading with TLC’s independently held seminars throughout the nation, including Train the Trainer workshops. In addition, they present webinars on various topics of literacy.

Just a few few of the hundreds of districts  that recently received the full Reading with TLC trainings, including provision of ASHA CEUs and Professional Development Credits.

  • New York City Public Schools -#1 largest district in US                                             March, 2012 – Trained 300 speech language pathologists (SLPs)                           Due to 100% “stellar” reviews, invited back to train  350 more SLPs Nov, 2012
  • Clark County School District (Las Vegas, NV) – 5th largest US district                 Approximately 300 SLPs and  reading were staff trained Oct, 2009; Nov, 2010
  • Palm Beach County School District (FL) – 13 largest US district                                   Approximately 270 SLPs and reading staff trained, Oct. 2011                                  Invited back due to “universal and cross the board positive evaluations” – Jan. 2012
  • Baystate Reading Initiative – MA – provides training to multiple school districts   Approximately 600 general and special education teachers trained since 2008    Invited back each year due to popular request, with 4 trainings in 2012
  • Calgary, Alberta, CA – Alberta Health Services                                                                Approximately 150 SLPs and reading staff trained