Annual Middle Level

Conference & Exhibits

New England League of Middle Schools are leaders in promoting middle level best practices by providing collaborative learning experiences that support students’ academic, social, and emotional growth and success. 

March 18 & 19, 2022

Friday, March 18, 2022

General Session Keynote - 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Leadership at all Levels: Stepping Up and Stepping Back

Brooklyn Raney, One Trusted Adult


Brooklyn Raney, author of One Trusted Adult: How to Build Strong Connections & Healthy Boundaries with Young People, is an author, educator, trainer and speaker. This talk will address the burning question every leader at every level faces: When should I step up and use my voice? And when should I step back and amplify the voices of others? This presentation will prompt thinking on leadership leanings and qualities of trusted relationships, and call on all leaders to consider the ripple effects of step up and step back action.

Saturday, March 19, 2022

General Session Keynote - 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Don't Be Scared!

A'ric Jackson


In life, there are two ways to live, IN FEAR or IN ACTION. However, before action can go forward A'ric reveals a proven methodology that helps students, leaders, and staff release the fear and then produce unprecedented results.


  *  How to destroy "The Box" which is the one hidden factor that hinders performance and diminishes desired results in school and life.

  *  A powerful and proven method for discovering each individual's authentic leadership style

  *  How to Make A Difference with three tangible strategies that deliver results.

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