It’s Not Too Early to Begin Planning Middle Level Schedules for School Year 2021-2022

Presenter: Elliot Y. Merenbloom
Thursday, January 28, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST

Master schedules are key to fully implementing the core best practices of middle level education. Based on experiences since the opening of the 2020-2021 school year, decisions are needed to best address the needs of early adolescents as we, hopefully, permanently return to in-person learning in the fall. During this webinar, we’ll explore how to approach the key components of scheduling for the 2021-2022 school year including mission/vision statements, primary frameworks and inserts, interdisciplinary teams, common planning time, FAI (flex/advisory/intervention), role and function of a team, exploratory curriculum offerings, and professional development to successfully implement the schedule.

PAMLE This webinar is being offered in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education to provide participants with Act 48 continuing professional education credit. You will receive an email after the webinar with details on how to obtain your credit.

Elliot Y. Merenbloom, an educational consultant for more than 25 years, specializes in creating middle level master schedules. He served as a classroom teacher, school counselor, middle school principal, director of middle school curriculum, and area director in Baltimore County, MD Public Schools.

With co-author, Barbara A. Kalina, he wrote: Making Creative Schedules Work in Middle and High Schools, Creative Scheduling for Diverse Populations in Middle and High Schools, and The Educational Leader’s Guide for School Scheduling: Strategies Addressing Grades K-12.

A long time AMLE member and presenter at AMLE annual conferences, he has assisted schools and districts in 46 states.