Institutional Membership

We at RIMLE seek your commitment as we advocate for instruction and leadership at the middle level.  Your involvement is critical to the success of middle level education in Rhode Island. Institutional Membership is necessary to continue this important work on your behalf.

Institutional Membership allows RIMLE to:

  • Advocate for and support all of you on middle level issues
  • Assist in staff development efforts to strengthen a personalized school culture, scheduling to enhance the achievement of all students, and make instructional decisions based on data management
  • Continue to consider school culture, classroom instructional practice, and using technology as a professional development tool
  • Continue to provide professional learning and net-working opportunities such as:
    • The Annual Winter Conference, a forum to learn and grow from colleagues using research proven techniques. 
    • The Scholar Leader Dinner that is held in May of each year recognizing two students from participating schools for their leadership, community spirit, and academic achievement.
  • Networking opportunities include:
    • Middle Level Membership Meetings held throughout the year provide a networking and professional development opportunity
    • Access to professional development activities through our collaborative partners
  • Provide news and items of educational interest to middle level educators via “RIMLE Updates” which also include notations from the Commissioner’s Weekly Field Memo
  • Advocate for the middle level in Rhode Island, regionally and nationally
  • Continue to maintain a connection to our Congressional leaders to promote their support for the middle level
  • Work closely with regional and national advocacy groups, such as the New England League of Middle Schools and the Association for Middle level Education, to bring the message of the middle level to educational decision-makers
  • Collaborate with partner organizations, such as the Rhode Island Association of School Principals and Rhode Island ASCD, to advocate for practices and resources to support our students and educators.