Executive Director Holly Walter Kerby is a sought-after speaker on story and the use of story-based methods to communicate and concepts in classrooms, museums, science outreach, science communication, and STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics) initiatives. A list of her recent plenaries, keynotes, and presentations appear below.


Plenaries, Keynotes & Presentations

Using the Secrets of Story to Teach Science Concepts

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
February 20, 2015

Using the Secrets of Story to Teach Science Concepts

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia
March 19, 2015

Using the secrets of theater to bring learning and evaluation to the Chemical Demonstration Show

Biennial Conference on Chemical Education
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan
August 6, 2014

Fusing Demos, Drama, and Embodiment to Teach Big Ideas of Science

MadTheory Symposium
Performance Philosophy Collective
Madison, WI
April 12, 2014

Making Demos Matter

Invited Presentation
with Patricia Galvan, Director of Kids & Chemistry Division of the American Chemistry Society
Undergraduate Program
American Chemical Society National Meeting
Dallas, TX
March 16, 2014

Using the Secrets of Playwriting to Teach Chemistry In and Out of the Classroom

Two Year College Chemistry Consortium
Collins College
McKinney, TX
March 14, 2014

A Chemical Outreach Model Creates a Compelling Teaching and Learning Experience through Theater

Gordon Research Conference for Chemical Education
Salve Regina, RI
June 14, 2013

The Power of Story

Lakeshore Technical College Convocation
Cleveland, WI
January 10, 2013