$125 – $150

Florida League of Middle Schools 49th Annual State Conference

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University Of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd

Tampa, FL 33606

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Middle Schools: Connect Now & Level Up

Game on! Middle school education champions from across the state will rally in Tampa to learn new plays! Join us as we celebrate the wins from the current year and get pumped for 2020/2021!

Audience: All middle grade (5-9) educators, administrators, and support staff who are ready to get fired up!

Presenters: Middle School Advocates and SEL Strategizers

Topic of Focus: Jack Berckemeyer will launch the day with his humor and real talk about today's young adolescent learner. We will bring it on home with three hard-core breakout sessions aligned with CASEL's Core SEL Competencies: Self-awareness, Self-management, Relationship Skills, Responsible Decision-making, and Social Awareness. The takeaways include relevant and actionable strategies to engage learners and foster skills to unlock their potential.

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Keynote / Featured Speaker – Jack Berckemeyer

Region Meet Up

Lunch (included)

Breakout Session 1

Breakout Session 2

Breakout Session 3


*Registration and sign-in will open 1 hour before the event

Keynote / Featured Speaker: Jack Berckemeyer

A nationally-recognized presenter, author, and humorist, Jack Berckemeyer, began his career as a middle school teacher in Denver, Colorado. After two years of teaching he was named as an outstanding educator at his school, and shortly thereafter he was identified as 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 to all staff development as he helps teachers and administrators remember why this job makes a difference. Jack has presented in conference and school district settings both 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.


Registration Costs

$125 = Early Bird Registration (now through April 15)

$135 = Standard Registration (April 16 through May 30)

$150 = Late Registration (May 31 through June 6)

Groups of 10 or more can use Promotional Code GROUP10 for a 10% discount (only applies when registering together on same order)

University Student special pricing is available, please contact organizer for discount code: flmsregion5@yahoo.com

FLMS Members

FLMS Members will receive a complimentary T-shirt at the conference. Non-members can purchase their annual membership at flms.org/membership or purchase a T-shirt the day of the conference.

Hotel Block

Home2 Suites by Hampton Inn

1155 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602, 813-525-9900,

1.1 miles to University of Tampa, 0.6 miles to city center

Use link to reserve under our room block with special rate of $99 per night for room with two Queen beds or $149 per night for room with a King bed, valid from June 3 to June 8.

The room block is limited, so register early!

Booking link: the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly



What are my parking options at the event?

Nearby parking garage is available free of charge within the university's campus. Limited spaces are also available adjacent to the Vaughn Center, building where the conference will be held.

What if I need to pay by check or invoice?

Please complete the online registration and select Payment Method you need from dropdown options (Pay by check or Pay by invoice). For assistance, contact the event organizer: flmsregion5@yahoo.com

How do I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email: flmsregion5@yahoo.com

What's the refund policy?

No refunds will be issued. All sales are final.

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