Empowering Middle Level Educators

Reach every student. Grow professionally. Create great schools.

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To advocate for the middle school concept.

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NCMLE strives to help create and support high-performing schools with middle grades that are:

  1. Academically Excellent
  2. Developmentally Responsive
  3. Socially Equitable
  4. Organizationally Structured 

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Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Annual Conference


Due to district travel restrictions and the governors state of emergency declaration, we regrettably canceled  the 2020 conference.

Cancellation details can be found here

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2021 Conference 

March 21st-23rd, 2021

Koury Convention Center Greensboro, NC


NCMLE Journal

Annual Conference

NCMLE Journal

The NCMLE Journal is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published three times each year (Fall, Spring, and Summer). The Journal publishes manuscripts on a variety of  topics related to the education of young adolescent learners and effective leadership. NCMLE partners with the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform for nationwide distribution.

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