Annual Conference for Middle Level Education

Philadelphia, PA • November 6–8, 2017

Conference Presenters

Conference Presenters
The call for presentations for the 44th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, November 6–8, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania closed on February 19, 2017. Session selections will be released via email the week of April 10, 2017.

Completed Proposals

Symposium Presenters
The call for presentations for the 2017 Symposium on Middle Level Education, November 5, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Applications closed on April 12, 2017. Session selections will be released via email on May 15, 2017.

Completed Proposals

Presenter and Session Information
Concurrent Session
Speed Learning Session
Spark & Tell Session
Symposium Research Paper Session
Symposium Signature Assignment Session
Symposium Roundtable Discussion
Room Set-up and Audio/Visual Information
Pennsylvania Convention Center Floor Plan

Presenter Registration
Presenters receive a discounted registration for AMLE2017. Visit Presenter Registration to access the presenter registration form and to view your registration status. If you have any questions, please contact Dena Harrison at Please note that if you are accepted to present at the conference, you serve on a contributing basis and are required to purchase registration. You will not be reimbursed for registration, lodging, travel, audiovisual equipment rental, or additional costs. *Symposium presenters may register for the conference at the presenter rate and must purchase an add-on ticket to the Symposium.
Presenter Registration Policy

If you need help convincing your school administrator to support your conference attendance, here's a customizable funding request letter that itemizes the top 10 reasons you and your school will benefit from your attendance at the AMLE Conference.
Make the Case to Present: Template Letter

Need ideas for funding sources to approach to fund your attendance at the AMLE Annual Conference? Want to know what to include in a professional learning funding proposal?
Funding Your AMLE Annual Conference Experience

Session Facilitators
Session facilitators play a large role is how seamless a session is presented. We are always looking for great individuals to assist our presenters with their sessions. If you are looking to have a one-on-one connection with a presenter and want to be involved in the conference, sign up to become an official AMLE2017 Facilitator. *Students are provided with reduced registration rates in exchange for facilitating two sessions at the conference.
Facilitator Guidelines

Help Promote Your Session
The Annual Conference for Middle Level Education is coming to Philly! Help spread the word to educators who want to reach every student, grow professionally, and create a great school. Make sure every middle grades educator knows about AMLE and your participation in this great event with these helpful tips in the Presenter Promotion Kit.

Presenter Author Form
If you are an author of a book related to your session and you are interested in having AMLE sell your book at the conference in our bookstore, please submit this form along with a copy of your book by July 21, 2017 for review. You will be notified by August 18, 2017 if your book was selected.
Presenter Author Form

Professional Learning Contact Hours
To receive professional learning contact hours, attendees must record your Contact Hour code from your session on their Contact Hour card found in the back of the program book. I encourage you to include this PowerPoint Template Slide as the last slide in your PowerPoint presentation and to announce your session code at the end of your session. If you do not provide this code to the attendees, they will not receive credit for attending your session.

App Instructions for Presenters
As a presenter at the AMLE Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, you have a virtual session in the online event networking and planning tool. The online tool offers you a way to get additional exposure with attendees before, during, and after the conference, and upload your session handouts.
App Instructions

Business Center Information
The Pennsylvania Convention Center offers a FedEx Office Print & Ship Center on-site. The FedEx Office is open 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. on weekdays, and on weekends during show hours. The FedEx Office is located inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center on the 200 level between Exhibit Halls B & C. The FedEx Office offers the critical business services you need to make your meeting a success. Whether you need signs and banners, pre-convention printing and copying, packing and shipping, or last-minute office supplies, we have you covered. To contact the FedEx Business Center, call 215-925-1218 or email Further details can be found online.

Important Dates to Remember

February 19 AMLE2017 proposal deadline
April 10
Symposium proposal deadline
April 14 AMLE2017 session selections released
May 15 Symposium session selections released
June 2
AMLE2017 Presenter Agreement form/
Co-presenters information/
Audio/Visual reduced rate deadlines
June 16 Symposium Presenter Agreement form/
Co-Presenter information deadlines
July 17 AMLE2017 session schedules released
July 21 AMLE2017 Presenter Author form and final session edits deadlines/
Symposium session schedules released
August 4
Symposium final session edits deadline
August 18 AMLE2017 presenter author selections released
September 6 Presenter registration rate increases
November 5      Symposium, CMLA Summit, Affiliate Meeting
November 6–8 AMLE2017

Dena Harrison
Presenter Coordinator
Phone: 614-212-7814
Fax: 614-895-4750