Press Release

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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Playbook Challenge

Association for Middle Level Education, American Student Assistance Announce Winners of Funding Contest for Educators to Kickstart Middle Grades Career Exploration Programming

The three schools will each receive a $5,000 prize to bring their career exploration program to life during the 2022-2023 school year. The contest follows the launch of AMLE and ASA’s joint publication, Career Exploration in the Middle Grades: A Playbook for Educators. The first of its kind specifically for middle schools, the Playbook and

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Megha Shankri - Student Voice Winner

AMLE Announces Megha Shankri as Winner of International Middle School Student Voice Contest

For Immediate Release November 7, 2021 Students competed for the top prize at the AMLE21 annual conference for middle level education Columbus, OH  — The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) announced today that Megha Shankri, an 8th grade student from Branchburg Middle School in New Jersey, had won its inaugural Great Middle School Student

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The Playbook Challenge

AMLE, ASA Launch Funding Contest for Educators to Kickstart Middle Grades Career Exploration Programming

For Immediate Release November 8, 2021 Columbus, OH — The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) and American Student Assistance (ASA) have collaborated to launch The Playbook Challenge, a funding contest aimed at empowering middle grades educators with the resources they need to initiate meaningful career exploration with their middle grades students. The contest follows

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AMLE Student Voice Contest Semi-Finalists

AMLE Announces Student Semi-Finalists in International Middle School Student Voice Contest

For Immediate Release October 21, 2021 Students will compete for the top prize at the AMLE21 conference in November. Columbus, OH – The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) announced today the semi-finalists in its inaugural Great Middle School Student Voice Off Contest, an international competition in which kids aged 10-15 make persuasive arguments for

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