May 1-3, 2019
Learn. Grow. Share. Join approximately 1,200 education colleagues from across the state and surrounding areas for the sixth annual Common Ground, Maryland's top professional development event of the year. Thought-provoking speakers, hundreds of inspiring sessions, and demonstrations of the latest products and services will provide you the 21st century know-how you need.
Together, sixteen non-profit educational organizations are focused on creating an unforgettable learning experience rich in innovative ideas, best practices, and sharing what works. Don’t miss this opportunity to join your fellow educators and be teaching, leading, and learning in the digital age!
Quality Instruction ~ Quality Leadership ~ Quality Schools
2019 KEYNOTE - Gerry Brooks
PRINCIPAL, DAD, HUSBAND, PUBLIC SPEAKER, FUN MAKER,
AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL EDUCATOR'S SEASON
Gerry Brooks is principal at an elementary school in Lexington, Kentucky. His educational experience includes six years in the classroom, two years as an intervention specialist, and 12 years as an administrator.
He is a passionate public speaker whose focus is on encouraging and helping teachers improve their instructional abilities. He also has a desire to help administrators successfully lead their staff.
An encouraging speaker, he has spoken to educational groups all around the nation. His focus is on encouraging teachers to improve their instruction through personal climate and culture strategies. He desires to help administrators focus on how to lead all staff in a positive and constructive manner.
His following on social media has developed through humorous videos that focus on real-world educational experiences. He is currently followed on these social media sites by over 500,000 people.
Please visit Gerry's website at www.gerrybrooksprin.com/
Pre- Conference Speaker- Jennifer Abrams