Messages from AMLE

Statement in Support of Learning Environments that Meet the Social-Emotional Needs of our LGBTQ+ Students

In response to recent proposed legislation, particularly that which seeks to limit the supports available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students in their school communities, the AMLE Board of Trustees seeks to reaffirm and emphasize what we have known for decades to be best practice in educating young adolescents. While proposed legislation

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AMLE Strategic Vision and Plan

Strategic Plan 2022-2026: A vision for the future of AMLE and middle level education

“If we are to build the real middle level school, the school that is developmentally responsive and intellectually vigorous, it will take convictions and the courage to carry them out.” -Dr. John H. Lounsbury Have you ever asked, what is the purpose of an association (like AMLE)? There are associations for just about every profession,

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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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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. 2021 Recipient: Janet Melinda (Linda) Hopping Most recently, the award was bestowed on Linda Hopping, retired middle school principal

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