Andrea was sent by the American Library Association to the 2019 Sharjah International Library Conference to give both a full-day pre-conference and conference sessions.

Annual Digital Learning App Smash for Future Ready Libraries

  • 2nd Annual Virtual Event Hosted by Future Ready Schools--2021 (CoSpaces EDU)

  • 3rd Annual Virtual Event Hosted by Future Ready Schools--2022 (Focusable)


"Building Empathy, Understanding, and Tolerance through Collections, Curriculum, and Virtual Reality"

  • 2019 Sharjah International Library Conference Full-Day Pre-Conference Workshop (co-presented with Laura D'Elia)


"Create Your Own VR with CoSpaces EDU: #CYOVR"

  • ISTE 2018 CoSpaces EDU Presenter (co-presented with Maria Galanis)


"Creating a 360-Degree Virtual Library"

  • Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) Annual Conference 2022

  • School Library Journal Virtual Summit 2021

"Creating a Makerspace"

  • Northern Illinois Computing Educators (NICE) MiniCon 2018

  • TechCamp Northshore 2015


"Creating Your Own Virtual & Augmented Realities"

  • Illinois Computing Educators (ICE) 2019 (co-presented with Maria Galanis)


"Cultivating a Learning Community"

  • Library Journal / School Library Journal Remote Reboot--Winter 2021

Andrea presented a session in the School Library Journal's 2021 Remote Reboot Webinar Series called "Cultivating a Learning Community"

Andrea shares her experiences and doctoral research in her presentation, "Harnessing the Power of AR and VR to Develop Empathy."

"Grab 'n Go" Panel

  • Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) Continuing Education Webinar 2021


"Harnessing the Power of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to Develop Empathy"

  • American Association of School Librarians (AASL) National Conference 2021

  • American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2022

  • Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) Conference 2020

  • California School Library Association (CSLA) Virtual Conference 2021

  • Illinois Digital Educators Alliance (IDEA) IDEACon 2020

"Leading from the Heart in the School Library"

  • Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) Annual Conference 2022

  • Learning Revolution's The Emergency Home Learning Summit 2020

  • Midwest Education Technology Community (METC) Annual Conference 2019

  • TCEA + IDEACon 2021 Virtual Presentation


"Librarians: Architects of Curiosity, Awareness, and Empathy"

  • University of Illinois iSchool Summer Getaway 2018 (co-presented with Dr. Kristen Mattson)

Always focused on building a sense of community, Andrea shared how school libraries are "the heart of the school" at the IDEACon + TCEA Conference 2021.

Andrea enjoys sharing innovative ideas to transform school libraries with school librarians all around the world.

"Making Learning Come Alive with MERGE Cube"

  • Deerfield District 109 Teaching & Learning Conference 2020 (co-presented with Maria Galanis)


"Middle/High School Library Programming Panel"

  • Association of Illinois School Library Educators (AISLE) Virtual PD Offering 2020


"Transforming Your School Library"

  • 2019 Sharjah International Library Conference (co-presented with Laura D'Elia)

"Using Padlet to Promote a Virtual Community"

  • New Jersey of Association of School Librarians (NJASL) Spring 2021


"Using Virtual Reality to Explore the World Around Us"

  • International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Conference 2022 (co-presented with Amanda Jones)


"Virtual Reality: Opening Doorways to Experiential Learning for Students"

  • Information Technology Trends 2020: 7th International Conference

Andrea was invited to share her ongoing Ph.D. research virtually at the Information Technology Trends Conference in Abu Dhabi in November 2020.