Messages from AMLE

Dear Middle School Community

As educators, we are called to respond to expressions of bias and racism in ourselves and others. Dear Middle School Community, To all of our students, families, and colleagues of color, we see your pain and hear your frustration when your calls for action against racial injustice are met with little to no change. Listening

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In Celebration of Dr. John H. Lounsbury

Dr. John H. Lounsbury (1924-2020) was a true friend to the Association for Middle Level Education. One of the founding members of the organization, previously known as National Middle School Association, John was also considered one of the founders of the middle school movement. He was a teacher, mentor, writer, editor, and advocate who was

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AMLE Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes outstanding service by an organization or an individual who makes a significant contribution to advancing the work of the Association for Middle Level Education in reaching middle grades educators, schools, and young adolescents. Recipients: 2016 – Pat George 2014 – Norma Bailey 2011 – Ann Eichel 2006 – Imogene & Henry Forte

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The Association for Middle Level Education Launches New Brand

Rebrand process culminates in refreshed messaging, no-cost membership, AMLE Magazine, a new website, and a new logo and visuals. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2013 (Columbus, OH) – The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE), the leading international association for middle grades educators, announced that it has rebranded. The new brand, including refreshed messaging and

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AMLE Remembers Dr. Alfred A. Arth

Dr. Alfred A. Arth, a middle school advocate and long-time friend of AMLE, passed away suddenly, August 22, 2013, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Dr. Arth was an early messenger and supporter of the importance of a developmentally responsive education for young adolescents. Arth was a driving force that led to the 1982 publication of NMSA’s (now

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