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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!

Registration for MGI 2016 is now open!




Winter Conference a Smashing Success!

A big shout out to the 150 attendees and presenters for joining us on Saturday for a terrific conference. We're delighted that so many presenters have shared their materials with us. Please check out the conference program here for links to these resources!

Weather Status Update: Conference is on! See you all soon!

2016 Conference Presenters: Please share your materials with Thanks!

In an effort to disseminate the amazing work happening in Vermont schools, we're gathering the materials presented today and showcasing them in various formats.


Do you have materials in Google? Please share the file or files with

Not in Google? Please see Margie at the registration desk after opening remarks for a thumb drive.


Join us at "Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades," Jan. 9, 2016, 9am-3pm, UVM Davis Center!

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