The Vermont Association for Middle Level Education (VAMLE) is your school’s resource for research-based, age-appropriate educational programs for students in grades 5-8.

Benefits of membership in VAMLE


  • Annual VAMLE Conference, March 13, 2019 – Beyond Bullying: Creating a Culture of Respect in Learning Communities
  • NEW for 2019 Beyond  Bullying Conference – Member schools may bring a 6th person for the team,  free of charge
  • Teacher Recognition Awards: Rising Stars (in first 3 years); Master in the Middle (10 years+)
  • Annual Scholar Leader Dinner to recognize outstanding students at Norwich University, June 6, 2019  Member schools receive a reduced table rate
  • VAMLE Board meetings, open to all middle level educators, 6-8 times a year in regional locations


  • Website
  • E-mail messages to registered users on research, professional development, legislative news
  • Middle School Is Not A Building – free publication outlining goals for all middle level programs
  • Follow VAMLE on Twitter and ’Like’ on Facebook, Tweets go out on relevant articles
  • Networking for all middle level educators
  • Excerpts from the Weekly Field Memo of the Vermont Agency of Education (VT-AOE)
  • Updates on regional meetings on implementing PLPs, the Common Core, and networking.


  • Special Olympics Vermont-Unified Champion Schools
  • A World of Difference Institute
  • Middle Grades Collaborative (MGC)  includes UVM, Saint Michael’s College, Northern Vermont University, and Castleton University
  • Middle Grades Institute, a summer institute for middle level teachers and administrators
  • Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE)
  • New England League of Middle Schools (NELMS)
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA)


  • Vermont legislation updates: Flexible Pathways Initiative, PLPs for Grade 7-8

School Membership dues

  • Three membership categories: $200, $100, $75, according to size of school.
  • Contact: Sue Gee, Executive Director,, (802) 522-7180
Individual Membership – $25
District Membership – $400

We hope you will join VAMLE this year!

Thank you!