Energize Your Middle Level Leadership Workshop

AMLE Workshop

Join us for a workshop that inspires and empowers educators through collaboration and learning with other middle level teachers and leaders across the state. Learn with teachers and leaders from other high performing middle schools and national experts on how to create a middle level culture that focuses on each child reaching his or her fullest potential. Walk away with strategies you can use tomorrow on your way to creating a high performing middle school.

In cooperation with Minnesota Middle School Association.

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MMSA Summer Institute 2018 featuring Kim Campbell

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"Kim Campbell Presentation"

We survive as middle school teachers because middle school teachers know and understand that having a sense of humor, building positive strong relationships, and being able to manage our middle ones are critical to our survival as middle level educators. Join me as we have fun laughing, playing, and celebrating all the great things about being a middle school teacher.

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MMSA Educator of the Year (EOY) Award

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Do you have three minutes to nominate someone who is an outstanding educator in your school? The Middle Level Educator of the Year Award provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding middle level educators in the state, and to call attention to the importance of this profession. This award will give $250 to the winner plus another $250 to the winner's school!

Please complete this online application to begin the nomination process.

From Our Executive Director

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Greetings from MMSA! I am thrilled to be serving as Executive Director of an organization made up of  educators who care deeply about young adolescents. The work we do as educators is exhausting and oh so rewarding; thank you for all you do day in and day out to support the academic and personal growth of all students. Please know that as a Board we will continue working to support and celebrate educators who have chosen to "live" in the middle grades. I look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the State Conference in December, the leadership event in March, and our Summer Institute in June. In addition to these opportunities, the Board continues to pursue other initiatives and will keep our membership informed of opportunities as they arise. Again, thank you for all you do.  I look forward to meeting those I have not yet had the opportunity to meet.  Have a wonderful school year!

Minnesota Twins Perfect Attendance Incentive

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The Minnesota Twins recognize that good performance in school begins with good attendance and they’re excited to team up with Minnesota Middle School Association to create the Perfect Attendance Incentive Program.  We’ve had a great experience for many years and this year’s program was the best ever! The Twins recognized 47 students who had perfect attendance during the 2016-17 school year! 

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Perfect Attendance Program!

Read on for more information. Follow this link to register!

For more information contact:

Chris Bussmann, Principal
Levi P. Dodge Middle School
Farmington, MN 55024

"Inspire, Challenge, Celebrate!"

The mission of the MMSA is to connect a community of educators to support and develop middle level education.

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