KAMO Leadership Forum

April 20, 2023

Join us on Thursday, April 20, for the 2023 KAMO Leadership Forum. The conference will be held in the PSU Overman Student Center, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. 

This interactive event will be led by Jeff Charbonneau. The 2013 National Teacher of the Year, Charbonneau is internationally recognized as a teacher leader and education advocate.

The goal of KAMO 2023 is encouraging attendees to learn from (and let go of) the past while blazing a trail into the future.

  • Champion high-level teaching for all students and high-level support for all staff.
  • Give yourself permission to change the narrative.
  • Gain inspiration and come away with a game plan to create immediate and lasting improvements for student success.
Who should attend?
  • Principals
  • District Leaders
  • Teacher Leaders
  • School Teams

Conference Fees:

  • $75 individual registration

Contact Information:

Graduate Credit: 

  • The 2023 KAMO Leadership Forum will be offered for 1-credit hour (attendance & follow-up assignment required). 

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Charbonneau

Jeff Charbonneau

2013 National Teacher of the Year
Principal, Zillah High School
Zillah, Washington

Jeff Charbonneau has worked at all levels in the education spectrum. From 2001 to 2018, he taught chemistry, physics, and robotics at Zillah High School. He is currently serving as Principal of Zillah High School following four years as a middle school principal in Zillah, WA. Charbonneau has also worked as an adjunct faculty member at Central Washington University in the Continuing Education Department. 

After being named Washington’s Teacher of the Year in 2013, he was selected as the 2013 National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers. President Barack Obama recognized him for his innovative teaching approach and success during a ceremony at the White House. In 2015, he was a finalist for the Global Teacher Prize. 

Charbonneau is an internationally recognized teacher leader and education advocate. He has presented at conferences across the globe focusing on STEM education, teacher preparation programs, teacher leadership initiatives, and dual credit programs. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Central Washington University, is the longest-serving appointed member of the Washington Student Achievement Council, and is a member of the national legislative committee for ASCD.

Other Information

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. The program provides a snapshot of the conference activities.

KAMO 2023 Program

Please print the parking pass to display on your front dash. The campus map identifies four parking lots that you may use. As a reminder, the permits will allow you to park in brown, visitor or unmarked areas and NOT red, orange or blue designated areas. 

KAMO 2023 Parking Pass