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Join us at the 2018 Middle Grades Institute!

This year's institute will be held at Castleton University. Registration is now closed.

Educators at the Middle Grades Conference in the Spotlight!

The Vermont Professional Learning Network and the Vermont Agency of Education have produced two videos highlighting the great work being done by Vermont educators. Check out the videos below.

Vermont featured in ASCD's Ed Leadership Magazine

The hard work of Vermont educators is featured this month in the March issue of Educational Leadership, published by ASCD. The issue is dedicated to exploring the theme of Getting Personalization Right. Check out the article here!

Middle Grades Conference a Success!

We had an amazing turnout at the Middle Grades Conference on January 7th at UVM's Davis Center.

Record Breaking Numbers Anticipated for Tomorrow's Annual Conference!

Tomorrow, January 7, 2017, brings the 10th annual Middle Grades Collaborative Conference. We will convene over 160 educators and a record-breaking 31 presentations at UVM's Davis Center in Burlington, Vermont.

For a sneak-preview of the terrific topics we'll be exploring, be sure to check out the conference program. 

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Register Now for the January 7th Middle Grades Conference!

Registration is officially open for our 10th annual Middle Grades Conference. This year's theme is Flexible Pathways for Young Adolescents. At UVM's Davis Center, we will showcase the work of middle level educators and students across the state. Join us! 

10th Annual Middle Grades Conference: January 7, 2017


The 10th Annual Middle Grades Conference

Flexible Pathways for Young Adolescents 

 A state-wide conference showcasing effective middle grades practice

Davis Center

University of Vermont

Thanks to All!

Thanks to all for a terrific MGI 2016! For those of you who wish to (re)visit the learning from the week, much of the content is posted on the MGI 2016 website. In the meantime, here's what a few of you had to say about our time together:


  • My disposition for my pedagogy has changed from a "this is what I…

Welcome to MGI 2016!

We are excited to welcome educators from more than 40 schools to the 23rd annual Vermont Middle Grades Institute, held this year on the campus of Castleton University. Visit our MGI 2016 website (and follow us at #vtmgi16 on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tumblr) to get a sense of the phenomenal work we are undertaking!

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