Appearances

Dr. Semendinger is widely known for his motivational presentations and engaging book talks.  He appears at conferences and in small venues across the country.

Please scroll down to see Dr. Semendinger’s upcoming (and past) public appearances and presentations.

MOST RECENT AND UPCOMING APPEARANCES:

October 18, 2019 – Dr. Semendinger will be featured at the North Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association convention in Cherry Hill, NJ to debut his new novel – Scattering the Ashes.

October 26, 2019 – KMET (1490 AM – WABC) – Dr. Semendinger will be the featured guest on Brian Cataquet’s weekly radio show as he discusses Scattering the Ashes and his Yankees blog – Start Spreading the News.

November 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – Dr. Semendinger will be conducting an author meet and greet and a book talk focused Scattering the Ashes and his own running experiences at the JackRabbit runners store in Morristown, New Jersey

December 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – Dr. Semendinger will be conducting a book and author talk focused on his writing journey and Scattering the Ashes at the Ramsey Public Library in Ramsey, New Jersey

December 11, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – Dr. Semendinger will be conducting a book and author talk focused on his writing journey and Scattering the Ashes at the Maurice M. Pine Public Library in Fair Lawn, New Jersey

January 14, 2020 – Dr. Semendinger will be one of the featured speakers at The Madison Institute’s iSTEAM Con at Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey.

January 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – Dr. Semendinger will be conducting a book and author talk focused on his writing journey and Scattering the Ashes at the Public Library in Wyckoff, New Jersey

January 27, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – Dr. Semendinger will be conducting a book and author talk focused on his writing journey and Scattering the Ashes at the Ramsey Public Library in Ramsey, New Jersey

February 12, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – Dr. Semendinger will be conducting a book and author talk focused on his writing journey and Scattering the Ashes at the Ridgewood Public Library in Ridgewood, New Jersey

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RECENT PAST PRESENTATIONS & APPEARANCES:

Regularly – The Bronx Beat Podcast – Dr. Semendinger is a regular guest on the popular Bronx Beat Podcast.

August 22, 2019 – Ridgewood Public Schools, Ridgewood, NJ (Dr. Semendinger presented his motivational messages at New Teachers Orientation)

July 26, 2019 – KMET (1490 AM – WABC) – Dr. Semendinger was the featured guest on Brian Cataquet’s weekly radio sports show.  

May 30, 2019 – Montvale Public Library, Montvale, NJ (Dr. Semendinger delivered a book (and motivational) talk based on his book Impossible is an Illusion.)

March 28, 2019 – TMI (The Madison Institute), Mahwah, NJ (Dr. Semendinger presented a full day program of his popular workshop:  The Early Years: Laying the Foundation for STEM Thinking.)

March 22, 2019 – New England League of Middle Schools, Providence, Rhode Island (Dr. Semendinger presented TWO workshops at this prestigious event: The Principal Can Be The Difference and The Early Years: Laying the Foundation for STEM Thinking.)

March 18, 2019 – Oakland Public Library, Oakland, NJ  (Dr. Semendinger delivered a book (and motivational) talk based on his book Impossible is an Illusion.)

February 19, 2019 – Navy Elementary School, Fairfax, VA (Dr. Semendinger was welcomed as the visiting author to present and talk about the Principal Sam books to the K-2 students at this most wonderful school. ) 

February 2, 2019 – ECET2METRO, Wayne, NJ (Delivered his dynamic and engaging workshop The Teacher is the Difference.)

January 26, 2019 – Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ (Read and hosted activities related to Principal Sam and the Three Bears for children.)

November 4, 2018 – NYC Marathon Start – Religious Services Chapel (Gave sermons and motivation at the Ecumenical Service prior to the start of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon.)

October 16, 2018  – Wyckoff Public Library (Delivered a book talk based upon his popular book  Impossible is an Illusion.)

October 4 & 11, 2018 – Ridgewood Public Schools (Delivered his dynamic and engaging four-hour workshop The Teacher is the Difference.)

August 20, 2018 – Ridgewood Public Schools, Ridgewood, NJ (Motivational message at New Teachers Orientation)

April 20, 2018 – STEMCON, Chicago, Illinois (Delivered the popular workshop:  The Early Years: Laying the Foundation for STEM Thinking.)

April 3, 2018 – Worth-Pinkham Public Library, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ (Delivered a book talk on Impossible is an Illusion.)

March 29, 2018 – Ridgewood Public Schools (Delivered the dynamic and engaging workshop The Teacher is the Difference to teachers in the school district.)

March 12, 2018 – Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ (Presented a book (and motivational) talk based on Impossible is an Illusion.

March 10, 2018 – Grace United Methodist Church, Wyckoff, NJ (Keynote/featured speaker at the Annual Women’s Retreat)

February 20, 2018 – Midland Park Memorial Library, Midland Pk, NJ (Read and hosted activities related to Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion and Principal Sam Gets Fit.)

February 11, 2018 – Grace United Methodist Church, Wyckoff, NJ (Presented on the topic of bullying – and kindness – as part of  Grace’s Community Forum Outreach series.)

February 1, 2018 – The Madison Institute, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ (Presented the popular workshop:  The Early Years: Laying the Foundation for STEM Thinking.)

November 1, 2017 – Wyckoff Public Library, Wyckoff, NJ (Read and hosted activities related to Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion and Principal Sam Gets Fit.)

October 9 & 26 – Ridgewood Public Schools (Delivered the dynamic and engaging four-hour workshop The Teacher is the Difference to teachers in the school district.)

October 19, 2017 – FEA/NJPSA/NJASCD Fall Conference, Long Branch, NJ (Presented the popular workshop:  The Early Years: Laying the Foundation for STEM Thinking.)

September 16, 2017 – Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ (Read and hosted activities related to Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion and Principal Sam Gets Fit.)

August 27, 2017 – Grace United Methodist Church, Wyckoff, NJ (Delivered the sermon, Kintsugi, as the guest preacher.)

August 21, 2017 – Ramapo High School, Franklin Lakes, NJ (Delivered motivational message, and offered thanks, to the great Ramapo High School Soccer Program and Coach Evan Baumgarten.)

August 17, 2017 – Ridgewood Public Schools, Ridgewood, NJ (Motivational message at New Teachers Orientation)

August 15, 2017 – TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater, NJ (Showcasing, selling, and signing my book Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion at the Super Summer Reader Author Festival.)

June 5, 2017:  Waldwick Public Library, Waldwick, NJ (Read & led activities related to Principal Sam and the Calendar Confusion)

April 7, 2017: STEMCON, Cleveland, Ohio (Presented: The Early Years: Laying the Foundation for STEM Thinking)

March 31, 2017: NELMS Annual Convention, Providence, RI (Presented: The Principal Can Be the Difference)

November 6, 2016: New York City Marathon Start, Staten Island, NY (Dr. Semendinger delivered two sermons and inspirational words at the Ecumenical Service Tent at the start of the New York City Marathon.)