Every middle school is a bustling community, made up of a unique set of students and the parents, teachers, administrators, counselors, and staff that all care deeply about student success. Leading in a space as complex and diverse as a middle school takes strong values, character, and more than a little optimism.
We support middle school principals, assistant principals, and other administrators with leadership development, research, and school-wide resources and professional development tools you need to create a successful middle school.
The Successful Middle School: This We Believe
The single best resource we offer for administrators is our foundational position paper: The Successful Middle School: This We Believe, recognized as the best articulation of the middle school concept. Ground your team in best practice by exploring the five essential attributes and 18 characteristics of successful middle grades schools. AMLE offers a menu of customizable professional development products and resources to help you create the Successful Middle School program that works best for your school.