Middle Level SEL Institute

June 18–19, 2020
National Louis University
122 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL

Join us as we explore young adolescent development and the social emotional learning principles middle level professionals should be aware of when educating this unique age group.

This event will provide:

  • Engaging and personalized content with the opportunity for facilitated debriefs
  • Opportunities to network and share best practices with other middle level colleagues

Event Schedule

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Registration & Continental Breakfast (provided) 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
General Session
9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Home Base Meeting #1
9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Content Breakout Session #1 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided)
& Inclusion Ice Breaker
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Content Breakout Session #2
1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Content Breakout Session #3
3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Home Base Meeting #2 4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
AIMS Reception
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday, June 19, 2020
Home Base Meeting #3 (breakfast provided) 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Content Breakout Session #4 9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Content Breakout Session #5 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided)
& Job-Alike Session
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Content Breakout Session #6 1:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Home Base Meeting #4 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
*subject to change

Professional Learning Contact Hours

Contact hours are offered with your attendance at the Middle Level SEL Institute! A certificate for 16 contact hours will be emailed to you a few weeks after the event.

What is a Professional Learning Contact Hour?
In order to remain a certified middle level educator, it is critical to continue learning and growing through outstanding professional development opportunities—and to receive credit for those learning experiences. By participating in the Institute, you can earn Contact Hours to maintain your teaching and administration certification. Please check with your school system and/or state certification agency to make sure they accept contact hours from AMLE.


All events will be held at:

National Louis University
122 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL


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Included in registration:

  • Two breakfasts and two lunches
  • Earn 16 professional learning contact hours
  • In-depth training for middle grades educators
  • All presentations and course materials
  • Copy of This We Believe: Keys to Educating Young Adolescents
  • Chance to win a free registration for #AMLE20, the 47th AMLE Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD, November 12–14, 2020.
Attendee Registration Rates
AMLE Professional Member $399 (U.S.)
Non-Member & Associate Member* $550 (U.S.)
*All non-members receive a one-year Complimentary Individual Professional Membership.
AIMS Member** $399 (U.S.)
National Louis University Alumni** $399 (U.S.)
National Louis University
Current Student**
$249 (U.S.)
**Must use registration form.

Download Registration Form

-cancellation policy-


Cancellations must be made in writing and received a week before the event date. AMLE cannot be responsible for cancellations that are made by phone. A $50 (U.S.) processing fee is assessed for all cancellations. No refunds will be issued after the registration deadline, a week before the event date.

Registration fees include all presentations, course materials, and lunch each day of the event. Attendees are responsible for accommodations, transportation. Registrations must be received a week before the event date.

Within 14 days of your registration, AMLE will send you a confirmation email. Registrations received after the registration deadline may be returned, and you may be asked to register on-site at the on-site registration rate.