Hope to see you at one of these events—or your own!


To request a workshop, keynote, or other service for your school, district, university,

company, organization, or region, use the contact form on the Services pages.


New events are frequently confirmed, so check back!

Note: Events open only to members of specific organizations are not listed.




Strategies for Living the Upper Level Language Teacher Dream, Fullerton, CA, 6-7 December
with Tina Hargaden

What Hard Grammar? COACH Foreign Language Project Winter Workshop, Garden Grove, CA, 8 December



Poised for Proficiency: Mind, Body, & Voice Skills for Language Teachers, Saint Paul, MN, 1 February

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Language, New York, NY, 14-15 February
JSB: Chill Input (Friday session 5, #187)

Our Voices: A Conference for Inclusive Classics Pedagogy, New York, NY, 15-16 February
JSB: invited session (TBA)


MARCH 2020

LILIUM conference, Florence, Italy, 26-29 March
JSB: featured speaker


APRIL 2020

Dynamic Language Learning conference, Ermelo, Netherlands, 4 April
JSB: keynote speaker


MAY 2020

Biduum Cornellianum, Ithaca, NY, 1-3 May
JSB: instructor

Low Prep ~ High Success, Winneconne, WI, 16 May


JUNE 2020

BICS Summer Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 15-19 June
JSB: BICS (Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills) methods instructor


JULY 2020

TCI China: The Power of Reading conference, Shanghai, PRC, 25-28 July
JSB: invited presenter



Iowa World Language Association conference, Iowa City, IA, 2-3 October
JSB: keynote speaker



Indiana Foreign Language Association conference, Indianapolis, IN, 6-7 November
JSB: keynote speaker