Membership

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

Events

  • Annual VAMLE Conference. March 11, 2020 – Beyond Bullying: Creating a Culture of Respect in Learning Communities
  • 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 3, 2020 (To be confirmed)  Member schools receive a reduced table rate
  • VAMLE Board meetings, open to all middle level educators, 6-8 times a year in regional locations

Communication

  • www.vamle.org 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.

Affiliations

  • 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)

Advocacy

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

VAMLE Membership dues

  • $400 – VAMLE’s new District/Supervisory Union membership which would include all schools with grades 5-8
  • $200 – Schools with 200+ students in grades 5-8
  • $100 –  Schools with 100+ students in grades 5-8
  • $75 –  Small schools with less than 100 students in grades 5-8
  • $25 –  Individual Membership
  • Contact: Sue Gee, Executive Director, director@vamle.org, (802) 522-7180

We hope you will join VAMLE this year!

Thank you!