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2007
"Beyond Bragging Rights and Bumper Stickers: The College Process, Adolescent Development and Family Dynamics" (with two colleagues)
NACAC's 63rd Annual Conference (Featured Presentation) - Austin, TX

2008
"Wonderful Wiki's - what are they, and why you as a teacher might want to use them"
Tech Talk at Rutgers Preparatory School, archived here.

"Twitter Newbies FAQ"
Online resource available to the general public at http://butwait.pbwiki.com/Twitter-Newbies-FAQ

"Defining Haiku"
Component of an online course on haiku writing, available here.

2009
"College Lists 2.0: How searchable databases, wikis, blogs, and other web-based tools can help us help students" (co-moderator with Scott White)
NACAC's  65th Annual Conference - Baltimore, MD (Our slidedeck is here.)

2010
"The Academy & the You-niverse: college search and fit in the internet age"
EduCon2.2 - Philadelphia, PA

TEDxNYED - NYC
(participant & reflections archivist)

"Counseling Tips & Tricks 2.0"
PACAC Mainline Workshops - Villanova, PA

EdCamp Philly
(participant)

"Whose List Is It, Anyway?"
NJACAC - Long Branch, NJ

Supercharged Search
Rutgers Preparatory School Senior Class Retreat - New Brunswick, NJ

Parents and the College Search (combined chat on Twitter)
Transcript & takeaway tweets here: http://www.smartcollegevisit.com/2010/12/takeaway-tweets-transcript-from-campuschat-ptchat.html

2011
EduCon2.3 - Philadelphia, PA
Digital Archivist - http://butwait.wikispaces.com/EduCon2.3+Reflections

Rutgers Preparatory School - Somerset, NJ
Social Media and Learning (led conversations with two different groups)

TeachMeetNJ  - Piscataway, NJ
Using Social Media to Grow Professionally (one of 3 lead learners) - http://bit.ly/tmnj11socmedpd

Invited to serve on Unigo's panel of Admissions experts: http://www.unigo.com/admissionsexperts

Facilitated a conversation at Princeton Monthly Meeting
“From Mimeograph to Twitter: New Media for Non-Violent Social Action”

edu140 - New York City, NY 
Changing our ringtones: moving beyond our "default" settings as learners (session facilitator)
(11 min. video is here: http://bit.ly/140edu11video)

NACAC - New Orleans, LA
Attended the Annual Conference of the National Association for College Admission Counseling

Edscape - New Milford, NJ
Attended the Edscape conference - "the innovative learning conference designed to transform your teaching and learning practice"

"Advanced Email and Social Integration"
Attended this webinar offered by Chris Penn of WhatCounts

"Personal Branding Online and Leveraging Online Networks"
Attended this webinar offered by Megan Fitzgerald of Career By Choice
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