Annual Conference for Middle Level Education

Nashville, TN • November 7–9, 2019

Beth Houf

Beth Houf is the proud principal at Fulton Middle School in Fulton, Missouri. Fulton Middle School was named a Missouri Exemplary Professional Learning Community in January 2019, as well as a Solution Tree Model Professional Learning Community in March 2019. Beth is passionate about making middle school amazing with an intentional focus on culture, collaboration, and shared leadership. Beth is also the co-author of Lead Like a PIRATE.

Featured Sessions

Thursday - November 7, 2019
Chasing Greatness: The Transformation of our School from SOS to Success!
Strand - Characteristics of High Performing Middle Schools
Overwhelmed by the enormity of school improvement? Feeling like you don’t even know where to start? Hit a rut and need ideas to propel you forward? Join Beth as she takes you through her school’s transformation from failure to award winning in less than five years. This presentation will be high energy, inspirational, and filled with real life, tried and true examples to help any middle school move to greatness.

Friday - November 8, 2019
House of Hornets! Creating a Culture and Climate of Inclusion through the Implementation of a School House System
Strand - Characteristics of High Performing Middle Schools
Co-presenter: Melody Hapner

Join Beth and Melody as they share their journey of implementing the house system in their school. From planning and organization to implementation, they will take you through both the celebrations and roadblocks to creating this experience for your students and staff.

Friday - November 8, 2019
Professional Learning Communities in the Middle
Strand - Characteristics of High Performing Middle Schools
You down with PLC? Yeah come join me! Join Beth as she shares the processes and practices Fulton Middle School has implemented to become a highly functioning professional learning community. Each participant will leave with multiple resources to take back and use immediately.