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Many thanks to the following sponsors:

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NELMS 33rd Annual Conference

Thanks to all who attended.

For a list of the winners of the Booth Walk prizes please click here.

NELMS Upcoming Events

Keys to Argument Writing

April 30, 2014
Holiday Inn • Enfield/Springfield • Enfield, CT
For more information and/or to register please click here.

The 4th Annual Essential Adolescent
Literacy Conference

Friday, May 9, 2014
To learn more and/or to register please click here

1:1 Learning Institute (Technology)

Middle School of the Kennebunks, Kennebunk, ME
June 26 & 27, 2014
To learn more and/or to register click here.

NELMS Summer Institute

North Conway Grand Hotel, North Conway, NH
July 28 & 29, 2014
More information will be available soon.

Magic in the Middle Continues in NH…
Celebrate the Magic of Young Adolescents!

October 10, 2014
More information will be available soon.

Middle Level Scheduling

NELMS is planning a Middle Level Scheduling Workshop.  Are you interest in attending?  If yes, please email Mary Jean Fawcett ASAP at

2014 Professional Development Activities

Click here for a pdf.


What is news?

  • NELMS NEWS NODE–(updated 4/16/14)
    The Dangers Of Defaulting On Student Loans
  • Read what attendees had to say about the NELMS Summer Institute.
  • Bring a virtual Rick Wormeli to your school.
    "Differentiated Assessment and Grading with Rick Wormeli" DVD set.
    • 6 dynamic sessions on 7 DVD's
    • Powerpoint presentations with handouts available on the NELMS website
    • Practical advice on diverse middle level learners in middle level classrooms
    • Shatter myths about differentiation
    Click here to download a pdf of Rick Wormeli's "Differentiated Assessment and Grading" DVD information and order form. Or, go to the NELMS bookstore by clicking here and ordering.
  • Member Benefit Alert! Members should have received an e-mail with a link, user name, and password for MidLines. If you have your username and password you can click here to download MidLines anytime. If you did not receive the e-mail detailing access to MidLines please e-mail us by clicking here. Not a member? Click here to find out more about NELMS Membership.
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