Criteria: * Understands how young adolescents learn * Champions middle level education * Actively promotes middle level education * Builds community support * Supports and models effective middle level philosophy * Encourages professional development of middle level best practices
The nominator, who must be from the same school district, must address in writing how the nominee meets the criteria stated above, in one thousand words or less.
The nominator must collect two letters of support, of not more than five hundred (500) words, from each of the following:
* An administrator or middle level teacher from within the system and * A student, parent or community member associated with the middle school
Recognition: Those that receive an award will be recognized at the Monday luncheon at the PAMLE annual State Conference. They will receive a full Conference registration to our annual conference, be given a one-year PAMLE/AMLE Dual membership, and will be recognized in the PAMLE Newsletter, and on the PAMLE web site.
ALL Nominees MUST be members of PAMLE and application MUST be received on or before December 15.
PAMLE reserves the right to use names and images of award winners for publicity purposes.