All conference attendees are invited to a special General Session Friday morning. The session will conclude with the keynote address, presented by Dave Burgess. Get there early, as space is limited.
Dave Burgess is the New York Times best-selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE and co-author of P is for PIRATE: Inspirational ABC’s for Educators. He received national recognition as recipient of the 2014 BAMMY Award for Secondary School Teacher of the Year presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences.
As an award-winning teacher from San Diego, California, he was recognized as Teacher of the Year, a Golden Apple recipient, and a faculty standout for 17 consecutive years in categories such as Most Entertaining, Most Energetic, and Most Dramatic. He specializes in teaching hard-to-reach, hard-to-motivate students with techniques that incorporate showmanship and creativity. His dynamic and inspirational message coupled with his outrageously energetic performance style has transformed classrooms and sparked an educational revolution around the world.
CUE 2016 Fall Conference Opening Session & Keynote Description:
Teach Like a PIRATE
Join New York Times Best‐Selling author Dave Burgess for a high‐energy, entertaining, and inspirational program that will transform the way you look at your role as an educator. Learn how to dramatically increase student engagement, design wildly creative lessons, and build a course that is a life‐changing experience for your students.
Using a unique combination of magic and humor, Dave will reignite your passion for the education profession and show you exactly how to make school an amazing place that has students wanting to knock down the walls to get in.
Teach Like a PIRATE has sparked a full‐scale revolution in the educational world and has inspired teachers from all over the globe to achieve new levels of excellence in their schools and classrooms. This program is your chance to experience the one‐of‐a‐kind presentational style of unbelievable intensity and outrageous energy that has transfixed audiences at packed venues across the nation.
*There is an overflow room for the keynote. The overflow room is A153 in the Administration Building and the Cafeteria in Building B.