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 of the middle level adolescent 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 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 on the nature of the young adolescent.
Jack was also the assistant executive director for National Middle School Association (now AMLE) for 13 years.
Jack works with schools all over the world and coordinates the NUTS and BOLTS Symposiums.
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