Means, D., LaPlante, K., & Miller Dyce, C. (2013, November). College access as a family affair: The educational engagement experiences of families of underserved high school students in a college access program. Paper to be presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education’s Council on Ethnic Participation Pre-Conference, St. Louis, MO.
LaPlante, K., Means, D., & Miller-Dyce, C. (2012, November). A phenomenological case study approach to understanding the experiences of families of underserved high school students in a college access program. Roundtable at the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Las Vegas, NV.
LaPlante, K., (2011, November 5) Families at the Intersections: Engaging Diverse Populations in a College Access and Success Program . National Association of Multicultural Educators (NAME).
LaPlante, K., (2010, December 11) Preparing for the Next Step: Early College Planning. Keynote speaker for the Youth Empowerment Academy program at Ebenezer United Church of Christ.
Johnson, K., LaPlante, K., Long, D., Means, D. (2010, September). The Elon Academy: A four-phase college access and success program. Invited feature presentation presented at the North Carolina Independent College Access Network Conference, Elon, North Carolina.