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CAMLE 2021 (Hybrid) The Middle Years

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Jenkins Middle School

6410 Austin Bluffs Pkwy

Colorado Springs, CO 80923

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Join middle level educators VIRTUALLY or IN PERSON at CAMLE 2021 on Saturday, October 9 at Jenkins Middle School, Colorado Springs!

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Join middle level educators from across the state, VIRTUALLY or IN PERSON at the 2021 CAMLE Annual Conference, The Middle Years: Handle with Care on Saturday, October 9 at Jenkins Middle School in Colorado Springs, CO. Select from 44+ sessions presented by school practitioners, regional experts and national organizations on the following topics: 

  • Creating a strong school culture
  • Building strong teacher/student relationships
  • Understanding the Teenage Brain
  • Elevating student ownership and agency
  • Strengthening student engagement
  • Lessons learned from synchronous/asynchronous teaching
  • Harnessing optimism
  • Student goal setting strategies
  • Cooperative learning structures
  • Community Service Learning
  • Teacher self-care
  • Teacher teaming tips and techniques
  • Teacher professional development
  • Systemic school structures that empower students and teachers the middle grades!

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Jenkins Middle School - Colorado Springs District 11

6410 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80923


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Schedule of Events

7:30 – 8:25         Registration & Schedule Review (Continental Breakfast for IN PERSON)

8:30 – 8:45         Welcome & Introductions

8:45 – 9:30         Keynote Speaker - Jimmy Casas

9:35 – 10:30       Session 1

10:35 – 11:30     Session 2

11:30 – 12:20    Keynote Speaker - Jack Berckemeyer

12:10 – 12:55     2021 School to Watch Awards (Lunch for IN PERSON)

1:00 – 1:55       Session 3

2:00 – 2:55       Session 4

Keynote Speakers


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Jimmy Casas served twenty-two years as a school leader. He is a best selling author, speaker, leadership coach, and a state and national award winning principal. Jimmy was named the 2012 Iowa Principal of the Year and was runner-up NASSP 2013 National Principal of the Year.

Jimmy currently serves on the Professional Development Faculty for NASSP, the National Association for Secondary School Principals and also serves as Principal Advisor for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Jimmy is the author of seven books, including: Culturize - Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes, Live Your Excellence - Bring Your Best Self to School Every Day, and Handle With Care - Managing Difficult Situations in Schools With Dignity and Respect.


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Jack Berckemeyer, a nationally-recognized presenter, author, and humorist, began his career as a middle school teacher in Denver, Colorado. After two years of teaching he was one of the outstanding educators in the district. In 2003, he received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Falcon School District. Jack brings his energy, humor, and expertise nationally and internationally. Jack served as a judge for the Disney American Teacher Awards and served on the selection committee for the USA TODAY All Teacher Team.

Jack Berckemeyer is known for his motivating, practical ideas communicating a message of hope, laughter, and insight into education. Jack was also the Assistant Executive Director for the National Middle School Association for 13 years and is the author of Managing the Madness - A Practical Guide to Middle Grades Classrooms. His most recent publications are Taming of the Team - How Great Teams Work Together and Deliberate Optimism - Reclaiming the Joy in Education, co-authored with Dr. Debbie Silver and Judith Baenen.

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Colorado Association of Middle Level Education (CAMLE) is a leader for continuous improvement in the education of middle grades students through promoting exemplary educational practices and offering support and professional growth opportunities to all Colorado middle grades educators.

Colorado Association of Middle Level Education is the state affiliate of the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE) and the only middle level organization in the state that embraces teachers, administrators, teacher educators and teacher candidates.

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