2020 Schools-to-Watch Conference.
Date & Location.
Cost & Registration.
Individual registration for the 2020 Schools-to-Watch virtual conference is $60. Groups of five or more register for $50 per person.
Individuals and groups can register for the conference by using the button above to go to
our Eventbrite registration page.
8:30 – 9:00 ... Login & Welcoming
9:00 – 9:40 ... Keynote: Jack Berckemeyer
9:40 - 9:50 ... Brain Break
9:50 - 10:35 ... Breakout Session 1
10:40 - 11:25 ... Breakout Session 2
11:25 - 11:35 ... Brain Break
11:45 - 12:20 ... Breakout Session 3
12:25 - 1:00 ... Networking Session
1:00 - 1:30 ... Closure & Prizes
CAMLE is proud to announce that Jack Berckemeyer will be keynoting this year's Schools-to-Watch conference. Jack's keynote is entitled, "Maintaining Optimism & Humor in Wild Times."
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 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. He is also the co-author of H.E.L.P. for Teachers. 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 Sil ver and Judith Baenen.
Jack is the owner of the Nuts and Bolts Symposiums, a highly acclaimed, never boring conference for educators. Jack lives in Denver, Colorado and has no pets or plants.
Blended Learning Structures within Hybrid & Remote Instruction
Empowerment and Engagement during a Pandemic
Community Building within a Teaming Model
BitmojiFest - Share your Bitmoji Classes
Circle Up: Connecting in a Digital World
Knowing and Loving Ourselves during Tough Times
Si Se Puede: Transforming Our Counseling Program in This Online World
Get Good with your Virtual Presence
Families Can Create! Community Workshops & Innovative Tech
Getting Started with Pear Deck & Google Slides!
Engaging your Students in Asynchronous Learning with Pear Deck!
Challenging Our Assumptions Around Student Self-Advocacy for Struggling Readers
School Counseling and Social Media
Finding your PD Niche: What to Focus on When There's So Much Out There!
The What, Why and How of the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Connection in Education
Science/Math Integration for a Sustainable Planet
Middle School Post-Secondary Readiness Planning and Pathways
Power Tools for Powerful Teaching
Learning Targets: Creating Pathways for Formative Assessment
Flexible Formative Assessment for Mathematics
How to Become a Colorado Trailblazer "School to Watch"
Attendees of the 2020 CAMLE Schools-to-Watch Conference can earn one-half (.5) graduate credits through Adams State University. Naturally, the University changes a small tuition payment for graduate credit.
Attendees can also earn eight (8) recertification hours to apply to their Colorado Department of Education license renewal. These hours are free-of-charge.