2016 Speaking Engagements/Book Talks

Due to the birth of two new grandchildren and a writing retreat in the Greek Islands, I will be on hiatus from speaking engagements until June 2016. Contact me for rates and availability at marlenebumgarner@gmail.com.

2015 Speaking Engagements/Book Talks

March 8-11, 2015    National AfterSchool Association (NAA) Convention, Washington D.C.  Title: Dynamic Partnerships with Higher Education.  Partnerships between colleges and afterschool programs can strengthen the quality of children’s educational opportunities beyond the school day and build social emotional skills at the same time. Learn how to leverage funds while connecting youngsters with college students who can enrich their knowledge and their lives.

March 22, 2015    Delta Kappa Gamma (Leading Women Educators Impacting Education Worldwide) AREA IV Event: Celebrate Reading.  Los Gatos Lodge, Los Gatos, California

April, 2015   13th annual Afterschool Summit.  Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama.

June 18-19, 2015  Online Education Conference, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California

November 5, 2015  Delta Kappa Gamma Information Meeting: Young Writers Project in Santa Cruz Unified School District



Spring 2016

Gavilan Community College, Gilroy, California

  • CD2 Early Child Development (3 units; 16 weeks; online)
  • CD3 Development During the School Years (3 units; 16 weeks; online)

Classes start January 26, 2016. Contact information:  www.gavilan.edu


A Selection of Published Articles

 PDFs of Powerpoint Presentations

 Curriculum Vitae

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