• The annual NELMS-VAMLE Scholar Leader Dinner was held on June 7, 2017
    at Norwich University, Northfield, VT.
    Congratulation to 84 middle school students!
    SAVE THE DATE for the VAMLE Beyond Bullying Conference for 2018
    MARCH 14, 2018 
    Champlain College, Burlington, VT. 
    For a review of 2017 Conference: 
    The VAMLE Board wishes to thank our sponsors, Special Olympics Vermont and Ben and Jerry's Foundation, and
    our partners, The Middle Grades Collaborative, UVM and A World of Difference Institute. 
    View the Video of the 2016 Conference
    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:
    2 Prospect Street, Suite 3
    Montpelier, VT 05602
    802-522-7180  FAX 802-229-4801
    School Memberships are based on number of students in grades 5-8. 


  • The following VAMLE Board members have been elected as officers for 2017-2018:

    Monica McEnerny, President

    Ryan Becker, Secretary

    Kathy Johnson, Treasurer

    President-Elect, Lindsey Halman

    Past President, Betsy Memoe

    Congratulations to these new officers! Looking forward to an exciting year!

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    Rising Star - Kelly Spreen, Shelburne Community Schoo

    Master in Middle Level - Jennifer Boeri-Boyce, Hartford Middle School

    These teachers received their awards on June 7 at the Scholar Leader Dinner at Norwich University.

    VAMLE will be nominating them for the NELMS teacher awards for 2018.


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