The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education – 2nd Edition

A new edition of The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education has recently been released! It is now available for purchase from Information Age Publishing. “The second edition of The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education has been revised, updated, and expanded since its original publication in 2005. The Encyclopedia is a comprehensive overview of the field; ...

Middle Level Cooperating Teacher of the Year

Middle Level Cooperating Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Martha, a math teacher at Sellwood Middle School, for receiving the Outstanding Middle Level Cooperating Teacher of the Year award. Martha was nominated by her practicum teacher who described her as “thoughtful and thorough” in response to questions and reports that she gives prompt feedback when observing. Martha is also described as someone ...

Mini-Grant applications

Mini-Grant applications
Calling all middle level teachers! Do you have a fun and innovative program in your school? Do you need a little extra funding to help turn your dream project into reality? The Oregon Middle Level Consortium (OMLC) in conjunction with the Oregon Middle Level Association (OMLA) is offering grants up to $500 for Oregon middle ...

Call for Presentations – Symposium on Middle Level Teacher Education

Come share the latest information, trends, and best practices to enhance the quality of middle level teacher education! You are invited to submit a presentation for the Symposium on Middle Level Teacher Education. This special ticketed event is part of AMLE2015, the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education, and will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, ...

Call for transcripts – Encyclopedia for Middle Grades Education (2nd ed.)

Call for transcripts - Encyclopedia for Middle Grades Education (2nd ed.)
We invite you to submit an entry for the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Middle Grades Education, with a tentative publication date of fall 2015 by Information Age Publishing. The Encyclopedia is designed to be a comprehensive overview of the field. It will contain alphabetically organized entries that address important concepts, ideas, terms, people, organizations, and seminal ...

Mini-grant Opportunity

Mini-grant Opportunity
Beginning this year, the Middle Level Consortium, in partnership with the Oregon Middle Level Association, is offering a mini-grant opportunity for practicing middle level teachers. The current call for proposals is focused on projects and materials that can be used in a middle level classroom to improve learning opportunities of middle level learners.  Please click here for ...

Call for Manuscripts

Call for Manuscripts
You are invited to submit a story to help readers Imagine A Place where passion for learning, authentic connection with colleagues and community, and strengths-based education thrive. Your story will describe places of learning and inspiration to teachers, administrators, teacher educators, and teacher candidates. The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2014. All questions should be directed ...

OMLC Representative Elected to AMLE Board of Trustees

Gail Anderson, a 6th grade integrated science teacher at Lake Oswego Jr. High School near Portland, OR, has been elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE). Anderson also has served on the Oregon Middle Level Association Board and currently serves as secretary of the Oregon Middle ...

OMLC Winter Meeting

Please mark your calendars now for Friday, January 24th from 10am-2pm at Concordia University. Information about parking will be coming soon! Please think about asking a colleague to attend if you cannot be at this meeting, and also, consider inviting a middle school leader or teacher in your area who might be a good addition to the Oregon ...

Call for editor

Call for an editor for Research in Middle Level Education Online. Please contact Karen W. Swanson  for more information