NCMLE News & Events
- 39th Annual NC Middle Level Education Conference: March 16-18, 2014
- 40th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education: November 7-9, 2014
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NCMLE is your resource for information, strategies, best practices, professional development, and middle level advocacy. Our focus is on the middle grades and we are here to help you provide a great experience for students.
Dear Middle School Educator,
Welcome to the North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education Website. Our association is here to support middle level educators as you impact the lives and life-long learning of adolescents. We offer resources and networking that will provide you with up-to-date pedagogy, technology resources to use with adolescents, professional development opportunities, and current research that relates to the middle level.
NCMLE offers the best middle grades conference in the country. I hope you will plan to join us in Greensboro, NC on March 16-18, 2014 for this year’s conference. This year’s theme, Hand-in-Hand, Connecting in the Middle, will influence middle level educators to think about how we foster relationships with students to impact their success in school. Debbie Silver, keynote speaker and author of Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8, Teaching Kids to Succeed will get us started on the road to creating meaningful relationships and offering relevant curriculum to our students.
Continuing with fostering relationships, as partners in educating adolescents, we also need to recognize the exemplary people who choose to work with middle grades education each day. At the conference, we recognize superintendents, principals, teachers, teams and support personnel who make a difference in the lives of middle grades students every day. Please see our website for information, criteria and due dates. As well as recognizing individuals, NCMLE, in conjunction with the National Forum for Middle Grades Reform, works to recognize “Schools to Watch”. Information and criteria for this distinguished recognition is available on the Schools to Watch Link above.
Do you have a project that you want to try with middle grades students, but don’t have the necessary supplies to complete it? NCMLE also offers grants. Please see our link that addresses the criteria and application. We want to help you receive funds that will allow you to create relevancy in your lessons for your students.
NCMLE offers online publications that contain information on current practices and programs in middle level education. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. It is important that we, as middle level educators, connect and foster professional relationships. We need to talk about all the things we do for students every day and share our expertise to continue to improve middle grades education and the lives of children.
NCMLE is a professional organization. Check out the link above about becoming a member. Through membership in our organization, you will have access to professional development, best practices, current research, and much more. I look forward to the next year as we work Hand-in-Hand and connect in the middle with our students and each other.
Kim Lynch, President