First 175 Registrants Receive Free Book!

The registrations are starting to come in– for our 30th anniversary as an organization, we’ve made some awesome updates!

Look into our new and updated Core Beliefs in our Core Beliefs tab, and don’t forget to register for this year’s MAMLE conference! We are excited to announce that for our 30th anniversary, we will be giving out FREE copies of AMLE’s This We Believe to the first 175 registrants!

Register at or check out our registration tab for more ways to register!

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Registration now open for MAMLE 2018!

We are so excited to have such an amazing lineup of breakout sessions, keynotes, and featured sessions for our 30th anniversary.

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To thank you all for 30 years of dedication to the middle level, we are offering a FREE copy of This We Believe to our first 175 registrants! Register today via Eventbrite: or fill out this registration form!

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Our keynote presenters for 2018 include Dr. Monte Selby and Explo, a hands-on exploration team providing project-based learning experiences! A special performance by MTOY 2018 Kaitlyn Young and her middle school students will follow her featured session on Friday! Don’t miss this awesome conference. Come home to MAMLE!

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Keynotes for 2018

Monte Selby and Explo will be leading our keynotes for 2018! Join us at the 30th annual MAMLE conference as Monte kicks off the conference discussing “Coming Home to the Middle.” The Explo team will then lead us through an interactive keynote session on Friday afternoon about best practices in hands-on teaching approaches.

We will also be hosting Kaitlin Young, the 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year! Kaitlin is a music teacher at SeDaMoCha, and will be leading a featured session on Friday morning. She will also be bringing her students to perform for us on Friday during lunch– get ready to be wowed!

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Interested in presenting yourself among these rockstars? Fill out our Intent to Present form today!


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Conference Schedule 2018

The 2018 MAMLE Conference Schedule is here! Join us for our 30th anniversary as an organization. It’s going to be awesome!

Thursday, October 18

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Opening Session

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Monte Selby

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Session A

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session B

12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Luncheon

2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Dessert, Exhibit Area

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Session C

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Bowling Social


Friday, October 19

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Session D

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Coffee break in Exhibit Area

*Point Lookout’s cabin check-out by 10:30

10:05 – 11:00 a.m. Session E

11:15 – 12:15 a.m. Session F

12:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Luncheon

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Keynote Presentation

2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Closing Session


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Save the Date! MAMLE 2018

Save the date for another engaging, practice-based, middle-level focused conference in 2018. We will be at Point Lookout October 18-19th, 2018. Keynotes for 2018 include Monte Selby. Registration will open in summer 2018. Check back for updates late December 2018! Save the Date 2018

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Call for Presenters

Many of us have just started summer vacation and are not thinking about the beginning of next year, but it will be here before we know it! As you are sitting back to reflect and relax, please consider sharing your experiences with other middle level educators across our state this fall. We all have ideas and resources to help each other grow and meet the unique needs of young adolescents.

The annual MAMLE Conference is October 19th & 20th at Point Lookout. This year’s theme is: “Middle School, Transitional, Innovative, Transformational…A Maine Event”. We would love to see you there as a participant or presenter. If you are interested in presenting, please complete the “Intent to Present Form”.

Questions about presenting or nervous about sharing what you do? Feel free to reach out to Co-Conference Chairs, Erin Hoffses ( or Lindsay Mahoney (

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Fabulous, Free Institute — Weaving a Tapestry of Learning

Here’s a shout out to all middle grades educators who advocate for integrated learning that engages students in solving real-life problems! The Thomas College Center For Innovation in Education’s Summer Institute: Weaving a Tapestry of Learning is the place to be in late June!

June 27-29, 2017

More Details & Registration:

It’s free for up to five members of your school team!

Focus on…

Steam curriculum and instruction, digital learning, and/or proficiency-based learning

A Few Highlights:

  • Tim McNamara, principal of High Tech High, kicks off the Institute.
  • Brooke Haycock from the Education Trust explores compelling issues impacting all schools through Docudrama.
  • An EXPLO experience will knock your socks off!
  • A supportive and knowledgeable coach supports your team planning.
  • Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere where you and your colleague actually have time to talk and plan.

Recruit Your Team Today!

More Details & Registration:

Specific Questions? Contact Dr. Katie Rybakova:

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