Sam Houston State University Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC)

It was a pleasure to spend time today at Sam Houston State University for their TLC conference. The faculty and staff at SHSU were welcoming and well informed. I was honored to present on - How to Use Protocols to Increase Student Engagement. The presentation was well received and some meaningful relationships were formed. I hope to be back soon to enjoy the beautiful campus in Huntsville.

ICPEL (International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership) Summer Conference

Dr. Kelly Brown enjoyed the ICPEL Conference in Aliso Viejo, California. She presented two sessions that were both in the top five most viewed at the conference. In addition, she was elected to the Board of Directors for a three year term (2019-2020). The networking, research, learning and growth were unparalleled. We strongly urge you to check out ICPEL 2020 in Denver, Colorado! Look them up at

ASCD Empower 19- The Conference for Every Educator

I was excited to be accepted to present at ASCD’s Empower 19 Conference. It is always great fun and great learning when I am working with Dr. Deirdre Williams. We had a great response from the reviews and were able to connect to other educators focused on equity.

Lamar University Inspirational Woman Award for Faculty

I was so honored to have been awarded the Inspirational Woman Award by the Office of Global Diversity and Inclusive Excellence at Lamar University. The nominees were all accomplished and quality group of woman that I was happy to be associated with. It was a wonderful experience and I truly appreciate everyone who has supported me in my career journey.