Dave is currently sharing the following with educators around the world:

  • Standards Based Grading: What, why, how? (90 min)
  • Student Engagement: How to measure it and how to increase it (90 min)
  • It’s Like Riding a Bike: How to make learning last a lifetime (3 hrs)
  • Bold Humility: How to lead your staff into high yield risk taking (90 min)
  • The Principal’s Role in Grading Reform (90 min)



Interested in having Dave share with you and your staff? Contact him here or via e-mail at itslikeridingabike@gmail.com

Dave is currently scheduled to present at:


Raise the Bar Annual Conference- Pensacola, FL

Michigan Association of Middle School Educators- Jackson, MI


Dave has recently shared at:

Raise the Bar (2018)- Escambia County Schools

Baker College (2014) -Student Teachers of Michigan Conference

Central Michigan University (2014)- Student Teachers Local Conference

Washtenaw Intermediate School District (2013, 2014)- Administrative Conference

Oakland Intermediate School District (2013, 2014, 2015)- Administrative Conference, Teacher Leader Conference

Michigan Association of Middle School Educators-MAMSE (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)-Annual Conference

Association of Middle Level Educators-AMLE (2015, 2016, 2017) -Annual Conference

Numerous district and school building level presentations across America