2021 Fall Conference & Delegate Assembly
October 22 - 23, 2021
The Hilton in Fort Collins, Colorado
425 West Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Delegate Assembly - the Call for Resolutions is now open and the deadline for submission this year is Friday, August 30th. There is a guidance document that provides additional information on the process. 


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Join your colleagues for a time of networking, learning, and meeting exhibitors that are here to support your district efforts. We'll be convening in the beautiful town of Fort Collins across from the CSU campus.

Opening Keynote Speaker

Gerardo Munoz


Gerardo Muñoz is the 2021 Colorado Teacher of the Year. He has taught middle and high school Social Studies in the Denver Public Schools for over twenty years, the last fifteen at the Denver Center for International Studies. Born and raised in Denver, his roots run deep in Mexico and Southwestern Colorado. He graduated from Manual High School in 1994 and went on to complete his Bachelor of Arts in History and Latin American Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, followed by a Master of Arts in Education at the University of Denver in 2009. A seven-time Distinguished Teacher, as measured by DPS’s rigorous LEAP evaluation system, he serves in the role of Senior Team Lead for Student Voice and Leadership in which he supports, coaches, and evaluates other teachers. He is active in the Denver Classroom Teachers Association’s Latinx and Ethnic Minority Educators’ Caucuses and the national organization EduColor. Additionally, he is an independent media producer as founder of Too Dope Productions, where he produces three education-related podcasts. He is working on his first book and will begin his Ph.D this fall.


Gerardo Muñoz

2021 Colorado Teacher of the Year






Closing Keynote Speaker

Dr. Janine Davis


Janine Davidson, Ph.D., has served as president of Metropolitan State University of Denver since 2017. She is a national thought leader in higher education and on topics such as public service, U.S. foreign policy and national security.

Prior to her time at MSU Denver, Davidson served as the 32nd undersecretary of the United States Navy. Her appointment by then‐President Barack Obama as Navy “under” followed nearly 30 years of academic, civilian and military service.

She has taught at George Mason University, Georgetown University, Davidson College and various professional military schools, and was an aviation and aerobatics flight instructor at the U.S. Air Force Academy. She recently returned to the classroom at MSU Denver, co‐teaching a course on the philosophical and legal origins of freedom of speech in the United States.

Janine Davidson, Ph.D.

President of Metropolitan State University of Denver


Agenda at a glance


7:00 - 8:30 a.m.       Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.     Opening General Session 

  • Keynote Speaker, Gerardo Muñoz, Colorado Teacher of the Year

10:40 - 11:40 a.m.    Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout     Onboarding New Board Members is Time Well Spent
  • Breakout     Gaining Clarity on Board-Superintendent Roles and Responsibilities
  • Breakout     Engaging Student Voice in Your Board Work
  • Breakout     Telling Your Story: How to Effectively Communicate

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.   Networking Lunch 
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.     Regional Conversations
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.     Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout     Governing with a Decision Making Lens
  • Breakout     Strategic Planning and Effective Agendas 
  • Breakout     Mental Health Supports for Your Students & Staff
  • Breakout     Time to "Tell Your Story": Resources and How To's

3:15 - 3:35 p.m.     Snack Break
4:45 - 4:45 p.m.     Closing General Session 

  • Dr. Janine Davidson, Metropolitan State University President

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.     President’s Reception


7:00 - 8:30 a.m                 Breakfast
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.                Delegate Check-In
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.      Delegate Assembly
12:00 p.m.                        Adjourn

PRICING Early Bird - before Aug. 27 After Aug. 27
Member - Friday & Saturday $400 $450
Member - Saturday Only (Delegate Assembly) $150 $200
Non-Member - Friday Only $800 $900
Additional Friday Reception Ticket $60  
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Hotel Information: Room availability will be for October 21 & 22 (two nights).
Hilton Fort Collins
425 West Prospect Road  I  Fort Collins CO 80526 I  970-482-2626
Two double beds or king bed - $149, $8/night for overnight guest self-parking

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