The Camp Director

Leadership, Technology, Training, Staff Recruitment, Marketing, Child Development, Risk Management

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Speaking Schedule

Note about handouts and media: If my slides are available they will be posted here for a brief period of time.

I am teaching online classes in Social Media:
– Introduction to Social Media
– Integration of Social Media
– YouTube for Business
– Facebook for Business


SXSW Interactive
March 7-12, 2013
Millennials Speak Out: How to Manage the GenX Boss (adviser)
Praise and A’s: Maximizing a Millennial Workforce (speaker)

American Camp Association National Conference
February 12-14, 2013

LERN 2012 National Conference
November 17, 2012
7 Essential Ingredients of Successful Facebook Business Pages [slides]
8 Best Practices for Listening and Engaging Consumers in Social Media [slides]
Beyond Email and Facebook [slides]
Overcoming Social Media Excuses [slides]

Using Social Media to Promote Independent Schools
East Bay Independent Schools Association
September 27, 2012 [Marketing: Slides | Audio] [Facebook: Slides | Audio]
Example Facebook Pages: Luke Davids;
Live to Love Apparel:

7 Essential Ingredients of Successful Facebook Business Pages
September 20, 2012

Facebook Business Page Tutorial Class
September 18, 2012

LERN Summer Institute
June 4-7, 2012
2 days on Social Media

March 9-13, 2012
Best Practices for Supervising Millennials

ACA National Conference
February 21-24, 2013
Understanding & Accommodating Campers With Social Disorders [slides] [handout] [audio – sorry it is not as good as I hoped, should have used surround mic and not one direction mic.)
Beyond Email And Facebook: Favorite Sites And iOS Applications Of Productive Camp Directors [slides] [audio] [links]

LERN Annual Conference
December 2, 2011
7 Essential Ingredients of Successful Facebook Business Pages [slides]
Using Technology to Be Productive and Get Things Done [slides]
The 8 Best Practices for Listening and Engaging Consumers in Social Media [slides]
How to Use Online Video to Market Your Programs [slides]

ACA Southern California/Hawaii Spring Leadership Conference April 12-15, 2011
Enough About Facebook: Using Other Forms of Technology to Promote Camps and Be Productive
Get Seen: 8 YouTube Tips & Tricks to Maximize Exposure – with David Betz of CampTV & Todd Wagner
7 Essential Ingredients of Successful Business Facebook Pages
7 Strategies for Young Adults Managing Social Media

South by Southwest – Interactive 2011
Successfully Leverage Volunteers and Interns

Learning and the Brain
iGeneration: How the Digital Age is Altering Student Brains, Learning, and Teaching
February 17-18, 2011

American Camp Association National Conference
February 8-11, 2011
Posting Videos Daily at Camp [audio] [slides]
Maximizing Your Camp Facebook Page [audio] [slides]

The National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Conference
November 11-12, 2010
Out On My Own – How to Survive in the Business World and Access Resources in College
Social Networking and Internet Security – How Much Should You Tell?

LERN Annual Conference
November 7, 2010

  • 8 Best Practices for Listening and Engaging Consumers in Social Media
  • Essential Ingredients for Your Facebook Business Page
  • Creating Your Own Social Networks
  • Convert Your Site to Web 2.0

Northeastern Illinois University Chicago
November 4, 2010
Beyond Your Party Photos: Using Facebook and Social Technology in Your Professional Life

American Camp Association & National Recreation and Park Association Webinar
March 25, 2010
Developing School Partnerships

South by Southwest – Interactive
March 14, 2010
Moblizing the Power of Interns and Managing GenY

Social Networking for Business Certificate 2010: College of the Rockies, British Columbia, Canada
Online starts in April, 2010

American Camp Association National Conference
February 18-19, 2010

Association of independent Camps National Conference Event
February 15, 2010

NACCHO 2010: North American Camping Conference of Hemophilia Organizations
February 6, 2010

Social Networking for Business Certificate 2010: University of Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Online class runs February – May 2010

LERN Annual Conference
November 20, 2009

California Parks and Recreation Society Dist 8
November 13, 2009

American Camp Association: Rocky Mountain Section
November 12, 2009

American Camp Association: Southeastern Section
September 22, 2009

Social Networks for Recreators – webinar
April 14, 2009

April 1-4, 2009
1) Blogging 101 For Summer Camps: Are Losing Business Without One?
2) Help! Technology is Interfering with Camp: How Camps Cope and Use it to
Their Advantage
3) Facebook for Power Users: Recruiting Staff, Campers, and Communicating
with Parents
4) Websites and Marketing in the New Media Age (ticketed)

California Parks and Recreation Association
March 5, 2009 Santa Clara, CA
1) How to Harness the Power of Social Networks
2) Working with Special Needs Kids and Staff
3) Evaluating Staff Using the 360 Degree Process

Association of Community College Educators
February 26, 2009
Using Social Media

Social Networks for Continuing Education – webinar
Feb 24, 2009

American Camp Association National Conference
February 17, 2009
Technology Tour for ALL Generations

February 18, 2009
Day Camp Cafe 6:30 – 7:45 am
Building and Fostering an Online Community 1:45 – 3:00 pm

February 19, 2009
Training Staff, Parents and Camper in a Wired World: ELearning, Wikis, Video and More 8:00 – 9:15 am

Streaming Media West 2008
September 23, 2008
Beyond the Classroom: Reaching a Global and Mobile Audience With Elearning

Pine Lake Preparatory School, Mooresville, NC
Shary Elementary, Mission, TX
Archdiocese of New Orleans – Catholic School Teachers
Sevilla West School,Phoenix, AZ
Afton Central School District, Binghamton, NY
Glassboro Public Schools, Glassboro, NJ
Paterson Regional Catholic High School, Paterson, New Jersey
St. Thereses, Paterson, New Jersey
St. Gerards, Paterson, New Jersey
Blessed Sacrament, Paterson, New Jersey
St. Mary’s, Paterson, New Jersey
Trenton School District, Trenton MO
Catapult Learning