OASSP/OMLEA Leadership & Learning Conference

The OASSP/OMLEA Leadership & Learning Conference is a two-day professional development event geared to the needs of secondary and middle level administrators and teachers.

$149 (Members) $248 (Non-Members)
Teachers of OASSP/OMLEA Administration Members may attend at member price.
Lunch is included in the registration fee!

Join secondary principals and educators from across Oklahoma for this combined conference on leadership and learning at the Moore Norman Technology Center South Penn Campus located at 13301 S. Pennsylvania, Oklahoma City, OK 73170, on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8, 2019.

Day 1: Principal & Teacher Leadership
Edcamp sessions with principals and lessons in leadership with keynote speaker Jeff Zoul, author of 10 Principles for Leading Exceptional Schools. Also, special greetings from NASSP President Christine Handy!

Day 2: Middle-Level Best Practices
*Breakouts on best practices for middle level educators and with keynote presentations from Jack Berckemeyer, author of Joy in the Middle: Deliberate Optimism for Educators.

Interested in presenting a breakout session? Want to be purchase an exhibitor table? Nominating an OMLEA Educator of the Year? Email charlotte@ccosa for forms and applications.

*Please click here if you would like to submit a Request for Presentation.

CLICK HERE to book your room at the nearby Hampton Inn Suites. Please use the group code "OKC" to get the CCOSA room rate.

Special Greetings from NASSP President Christine Handy!
Dr. Christine Handy is principal of Gaithersburg High School in Gaithersburg, MD. She believes in creating an equitable environment that cultivates student success, and that it is the job of school leaders to ensure every student is ready to realize their goals, dreams, and aspirations upon concluding their education. In 2003, Handy served as representative for the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). She later served as secretary, president-elect, president, past president, and state coordinator on the executive board. Since 2014, she has served on the NASSP Board of Directors as a regional representative. In 2006, Handy was named the Maryland High School Principal of the Year. She is currently serving as the 2018 President of the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

Featuring Keynote Speaker Jeff Zoul

Jeff Zoul Dr. Jeffrey Zoul is a lifelong teacher, learner, and leader. During Jeff’s distinguished career in education he has served in a variety of roles, including teacher, coach, principal, and district administrator. Most recently he served as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the author/co-author of many books, including What Connected Educators Do Differently and Start. Right. Now. - Teach and Lead for Excellence and The Principled Principal: 10 Principles for Leading Exceptional Schools. Jeff has earned several degrees, including his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and his doctoral degree from the University of Alabama. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys running and has completed over a dozen marathons.  Jeff is President and Co-Founder of ConnectEDD, which provides coaching and professional learning services and hosts What Great Educators Do Differently conferences throughout the United States and Canada. You can follow Jeff's blog at or connect with him on Twitter @jeff_zoul .

Featuring Keynote Speaker Jack Berckemeyer
A nationally-recognized presenter, author, and humorist, Jack Berckemeyer, began his career as a middle school teacher in Denver, Colorado. 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 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 several books. He lives in Denver, Colorado and has no pets or plants. To contact Jack directly: Berckemeyer Consulting Group | .

Event Information

OASSP/OMLEA Leadership & Learning Conference
February 07, 2019    8:30am - 4:00pm
Moore Norman Technology Center South Penn Campus, Oklahoma City
13301 South Pennsylvania,

February 08, 2019    8:30am - 4:00pm
Moore Norman Technology Center South Penn Campus, Oklahoma City
13301 South Pennsylvania,

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