Just Announced: ELMLE's Fall Leadership Retreat

ELMLE leaders and aspiring leaders are invited to join us September 21-22, 2018 at the American International School of Budapest for the return of our annual Leadership Retreat. Connect with colleagues and meet new friends as leaders in middle years education come together to collaborate, be inspired, problem solve, and learn from one another.

Valencia | 2019

ELMLE returns to the beautiful south of Spain in 2019. Our theme this year is "The Art and Science of Middle School." Join us in Valencia from January 24-26, 2019 at the historic Las Arenas Resort Hotel for a rejuvenating weekend of inspiration, networking, and collaboration with other passionate Middle School educators like you!

Check out Culture Trip's 15 Reasons you Should Visit Valencia Once in your Lifetime!

Registration opens in September. See you then!

Budapest | 2020

The ELMLE Steering Committee is preparing for another great conference in Budapest in 2020. It will be our third conference in the Pearl of the Danube. Plan to join us!

Call for Presenters is now Open!

ELMLE's conferences are GREAT because of teachers like YOU! Each year our conference is enriched by members sharing best practice. Not only do teacher presenters bring a high caliber of professionalism, but they encourage collaboration among colleagues. It is a great opportunity to share the work that is going on in various international schools across Europe and beyond. Educators have a forum to learn with and from one another and share ideas that work at this conference catering to the unique strengths and needs of students ages 10-14.

If you have a special area of interest, expertise, or want to share some of the great things happening at your school, the Call for Presenters is open NOW. Join us!

Deadline for submission is September 28, 2018.

What Our Teachers Say

  • "Learning and connecting with others at ELMLE is one of the highlights of my year. I love to be able to share my practice and learn from my like-minded educators."
  • "The smaller conference size creates a warm and collegial atmosphere. It's definitely one of the best conferences I know of today."
  • "It's brilliant to have these organisations (NWEA MAP, IBO MYP) present at the conference and us not having to do two conferences."
  • "Rosalind's opening keynote was fantastic. She is a dynamic speaker and her knowledge of adolescents and the issues of social media were spot on."
  • "The presenters were personable and knowledgeable and did a great job of balancing information and activities with time to process, reflect, and integrate into our own units."
  • "The speakers and the variety of teacher presenters provided easy, useable tools for immediate implementation in the classroom."

The European League for Middle Level Education

ELMLE is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting middle level education. Founded in 1986, ELMLE is an international affiliate of the United States’ Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE).

ELMLE’s global membership comprises schools and individuals in Europe, and includes members from such countries as the United States, South Africa, India and China. A ten-member steering committee, elected by its diverse membership, organizes its annual European educational conference.

Mission Statement

The European League for Middle Level Education is dedicated to inspiring administrators and teachers of young adolescents to improve their knowledge and professional practices which promote positive student learning. Our main task is to sponsor an annual conference for middle level educators.

Opportunities in Orlando

Check out our parent organization's Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Conference in Orlando, Florida for three days of innovation, creativity, and inspiration at their 45th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education. Save the date: Oct 25-28, 2018! Submit a proposal and share your practice!

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