MAMLE’s  2018 Annual Conference

Inspiring and Influencing Maine’s Middle Grades Educators for Over 25 Years

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October 18th-19th, 2018

 Point Lookout Resort and Conference Center, Northport, Maine

Point Lookout is in Northport, just north of Camden and south of Belfast. Its extensive facilities and grounds provide the perfect setting for our conference.


Registration for the 2018 conference can either be downloaded and sent by mail to Thomas College c/o Katie Rybakova, 180 West River Road, Waterville, Maine, 04901 (made payable to MAMLE) or via credit/debit card online (Eventbrite will be up Summer 2018). Please see the registration tab for more information.

Contact Information

Contact Katie Rybakova, MAMLE’s Executive Director, with any questions regarding the conference or MAMLE membership. Her email is rybakovae@thomas.edu. You can find her mailing address, phone, and fax number here.


The MAMLE 2018 Annual Conference welcomes internationally known Dr. Monty Selby as one of our keynote speakers.

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Dr. Monte Selby is a Grammy award winning musician and co-author of eight books about education. He is considered “education’s songwriter” and has presented nationally and internationally to teachers, administration, and students. His keynote presentations are dynamic, entertaining, and poetic, modeling what it means to be an inspiring educator.


Concurrent Sessions

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Concurrent sessions run throughout day 1 and day 2, and include interactive, hands on workshops geared to help middle level educators network, engage in dialogue, and bring back practical tools to their classrooms. Concurrent sessions are presented by talented local teachers and stakeholders in middle level education. Topics include 21st century literacies, STEM and STEAM integration, and PBE.


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MAMLE honors outstanding Maine middle-level educators each year at the annual conference.  There are three categories:

Congratulations to our 2017 Award Winners:

Exemplary Practice in Middle Level Education

Kristen Anderson, Susan Burwell, Ian McKenzie, and Allysa Anderson, Camden-Rockport Middle School

Amy Bebell, Sarah Doremus, and Ben Moss, Brooklin School

Morgan Cuthbert & Yarmouth Shellfishery, Frank H Harrison Middle School

Mary McCarthy & Evan Chase, Middle School of the Kennebunks

Ed Brazee Legacy Award

Dr. Wally Alexander, Thomas College 

Exact criteria for each award and a link to download the application form can be found on the page MAMLE Awards.

Conference Sponsor

Conference Sponsor


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