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James P. Garvin Distinguished Service Award

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

Since 1986, the New England League of Middle Schools' “James P. Garvin Distinguished Service Award” is presented to one or more outstanding New England educators (when appropriate) selected by the Board of Directors. This award is presented at the Annual Conference.


2023 Award Recipient Dave F. Brown
from left to right:
Jeff Rodman, NELMS Executive Director, Jessica Kennedy, NELMS Co-Board Chair, Dave F. Brown, and Chris Pollet, NELMS Co-Board Chair

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