One Man Many Voices<br />

Talks, seminars and workshops concerning:
– Storytelling, Literacy and Curriculum: (Pre-K – 5th grades)
– Developing Children Chapel programs with stories, storytelling, music, and children's art

– Arts Approaches to Literacy

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops include:

    KEYNOTE Speaker:
  • Nassau County AEYC (2010)
  • MAESA (Mid Atlantic Assoc. of Episcopal Schools) 2010
  • Manhattanville College: "Supporting Literacy through the Arts: Early Childhood Conference"
  • Presbyterian Weekday Ministries Conference, Houston, TX, 2008.
    FEATURED Speaker
  • NAES (National Association of Episcopal Schools) Early Childhood Leadership Conferences: Los Angeles (2010); NYC, Chicago (2007).
  • SAES Early Learning Retreat, Houston, TX 2009
  • Hollins University Children’s Literature Institute, VA 2009.
  • NAES Biennial 2008, 2000.
  • West Virginia Episcopal Diocesan Conference, Fall 2007.
  • In collaboration with ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) NCTE Conference, 2007.
  • Tenn-AEYC (1996)
    SEMINAR/WORKSHOP Leader
  • Full Day Seminar/Course: Union Theological Seminary (2011, 2012)
  • Full Day Seminar Leader, New York Library Association (NYLA) 2008
  • Full Day Seminar Leader, Mercer School of Divinity, 2007
  • Seminar: NAES Biennial 2000, San Francisco
  • Panel: New York Public Library (2011)
  • Workshop: Episcopal Women’s Triennial, CA, 2009
  • Workshop: NAES Biennial 2002, 2004, 2006
  • Workshop: New York Philharmonic Teaching Artists 2004
  • Workshop: NYS-AEYC (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
  • Workshop: NAEYC (2 years), NYC-AEYC (1998, 1999)
  • Workshop: ATIS (Association of Independent Schools) ’97 – 2009.
  • Workshop: Sesame Street Magazine Editorial Staff
  • Workshops: Individual schools include: Diller Quayle Music School (2 day intensive), All-Souls School; Columbia Green House, Riverside Day School, Riverside Church Pre-School, St Chrysostom's (Chicago)


Events


Sept. 16: Storytelling Tour of Akin Free Library. The Akin Free Library in Pawling New York was built in the first decade of the 20th Century and is a stone Victorian structure standing on Quaker Hill. It is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places and houses a curious and diverse group of collections including old tools used in Dutchess County, a giant python skin, a a water buffalo head, butterfly collection, stuffed birds and spinning wheels. Bill will lead a storytelling tour through the collection, offering folktales from around the world to accompany the viewing of the objects. Come hear stories from Bali, Iceland, Japan, American Indian, Brazil, Finland, African American and more as you examine the many objects on display. The stories will be accompanied by banjo of course. The tours are at Noon and 3:00 and will last about an hour. The event is FREE.