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Rooted in decades of research, the 5th edition of AMLE’s landmark position paper offers a set of five attributes and eighteen characteristics that define successful middle grades schools.

The text and accompany book study for teams explores a robust framework for creating the learning environments that all young adolescents deserve.

The Successful Middle School Assessment

Driven by research-based exemplars, AMLE’s holistic school assessment helps gauge your implementation of middle grades best practices. Led by an AMLE coach, schools receive a comprehensive report that includes analysis, recommendations, and actionable next steps.

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A recognition and continuous improvement program that is open to any school, anywhere in the world, that educates students aged 10-15. Schools are be supported with AMLE resources and celebrated for their commitment to the best practices outlined in The Successful Middle School: This We Believe.

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Join us for the 49th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education where we’ll spend three incredible days learning, connecting, and collaborating as we aim to create learning environments for students that are Responsive, Challenging, Empowering, Equitable, and Engaging. November 3-5 | Orlando, Florida Register for event

Research to Practice: Cultivating International-Mindedness in the Middle Grades

As I drove my 10-year-old daughter Halden to school one recent morning, we caught the end of a news report on the radio about the war in Ukraine. “Some Russian people are against the war,” Halden stated confidently. “It’s just that they don’t get to hear about what’s really happening in Ukraine.” As we talked,

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Findings Published from the National Educator Shortage Summit Recommending 5 Key Shifts

This past February, I had the opportunity to represent AMLE at the National Educator Shortage Summit convened by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA). As a membership organization, we saw our representation at this first-of-its-kind gathering as essential because we know that we will only solve this crisis through a collective leveraging of

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Association for Middle Level Education Announces Inaugural Schools of Distinction Recipients

For Immediate Release June 8, 2022 Columbus, OH — The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) has announced twelve schools that have been named its inaugural AMLE Schools of Distinction. The recipient schools are:

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Become an AMLE Member

AMLE is the only international organization of its kind for middle school educators, serving as the go-to source for peer-reviewed research, best practice, and professional development. We invite you to join our community of more than 35,000 educators and discover what’s possible when middle school educators support each other with a shared vision of success.