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This two-day Conference will include lunch on Thursday, February 18 followed by an EdCamp!

Registration Information

The cost for the Conference is $225.00 for CCOSA Members and staff of CCOSA Members and $450.00 for non-members for 2-days, and includes lunch and a t-shirt. To attend for 1-Day the cost is $125.00 for CCOSA Members and Staff of CCOSA Members or $250.00 for non-members, this includes lunch for those attending on February 18 and a t-shirt.

*Due to a glitch in our online registration system, the cost for attending for 1-day appears to be the same as attending for both days, but upon registering we will correct it on the back end. If you are registering as Staff of CCOSA Member, please register as a guest and add a note on the billing information that you are registering as Staff of CCOSA Member and we will update your registration fees to reflect the member price.

Hotel Information

Book your room at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center by January 27, 2016 to receive a discounted room rate of $105.00 per night. Click Here to book your group rate for OK Middle Level Educators

Keynote Speakers

Dru Tomlin, Ph.D.Dru Tomlin, Ph.D.
As the Director of Middle Level Services for the Association of Middle Level Education, Dru Tomlin, Ph.D. has a commitment to educational improvement and a passion for teaching, learning, and middle school. In 1994, Dru began his 20 year career in education as an English teacher at Harrisonburg High School in Virginia and then, in 1998, he discovered the joys of middle school in Georgia as a language arts, reading, and social studies teacher and then as a school administrator. He has also been a school system staff development trainer and a faculty member for AMLE’s Leadership Institute, believing firmly in the power of professional learning. For his work, Dru has been recognized as a school system Teacher of the Year and as Georgia’s Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year.

Dr. Cedrick GrayDr. Cedrick Gray
Dr. Cedrick Gray is the superintendent of Jackson Public Schools in Jackson, Mississippi, where he is considered an agent of educational change and reform. He has also served as a teacher, an assistant principal, a director of leadership development, and a superintendent of school improvement. As a former middle school principal, Dr. Gray was credited for the academic and cultural turnaround of two urban middle schools. Dr. Gray has presented at state and national conferences including the AMLE annual conference. He currently serves as a faculty member for the AMLE Leadership Institute. His engaging presentations are filled with practical and inspiring information.

Dediated to the education of the young adolescent.

Event Information

OMLEA Mid-Level Conference

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