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VAMLE has adopted the theme of bullying for the next 3 years.
 The 2nd Annual VAMLE Conference was a huge success!
17 schools, 170 attendees, great workshops!
Thanks to all who participated and to our sponsors! 
Beyond Bullying: Creating a Culture of Respect  
 
 
 
Vermont's Young Adolescents for the 21st Century.
 
Designed to inform and guide all stakeholders dedicated to make education relevant and successful for all of Vermont’s 10-14 year olds. Based on Vermont and National data Vermont’s Middle Grades Task Force created ten research based goals to support the educational needs of young adolescents.
 
Clearly aligned with the concepts embodied in our Transformation of Education efforts, and inspired by “High Schools on the Move” the document provides a roadmap that can be immediately helpful to educators at all levels. This a resource that will help all of Vermont’s educators envision and implement an educational system that truly responds to the diverse learning needs of Vermont’s learners.
 
At this time there is a professional development committee developing tools, resources and coaching opportunities to accompany Middle School Is Not a Building. Download the PDF 3MB
 
  
Mailing address:
VAMLE
2 Prospect Street, Suite 3
Montpelier, VT 05602
802-522-7180
 
 
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Announcements

  • Middle School is Not A Building, the publication, is now available for schools to purchase to use for professional development for new teachers. This 25-page paperback bound document provides the framework for measuring a school's progress in instituting research-based middle level programs and instructional practices and addresses all constituents in the community.
    Cost for member schools: $7.00 per copy, plus shipping
    Cost for non-member schools: $10.00 per copy, plus shipping
    Place your orders and inquire about VAMLE membership by contacting Sue Gee, director@vamle.org
     
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  • Keeping the Middle Alive - A Position Paper on Support for Adequate Funding
    If you are concerned about the level of funding, the consolidation of schools, and the possible threat to best practices of middle level education, read this Policy Statement adopted by VAMLE.  Feel free to distribute to teachers, community leaders, school board members, and legislators.
     
     
     
     
     
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