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Teams That Make a Difference Award

Award to Recognize a Mississippi Group of Teachers
for Exceptional Middle School Educational Practices

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Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE)

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Award to recognize a Mississippi pair or group of teachers for outstanding dedication and efforts to improve the educational experiences of middle school students. This award is intended for a group of teachers that work together to meet the intellectual, physical, and social needs of adolescents, ages 10-14.

A team must have demonstrated outstanding performance in the following areas:

1. Advancement of middle level philosophy in school and/or community
2. Building team identity/cohesion
3. Creative interdisciplinary/integrated curriculum planning
4. Student recognition, service projects and/or special team activities
5. Specific activities designed to meet the social, physical, intellectual and emotional needs of young adolescents
6. Promotion of parent involvement

The presentation of this award will be at the MAMLE Annual Conference in Jackson at the MAMLE Conference Luncheon on March 1, 2017. Each team member on the winning team(s) will be given a complimentary registration valid at the 2018 Annual MAMLE Conference.

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GrantWatch ID#: 161459

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This award will be presented to a practicing middle level team of 2 or more teachers.

Though nominations will typically come from MAMLE membership, any individual may nominate a team for this award.

Pre-Application Information:

MAMLE Conference information:

The funding source is an official state affiliate of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE). For more information, go to

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

All items must be submitted to:

MAMLE Awards Committee
PO Box 3702
Jackson, MS 39207

For additional information, contact Cynthia Huff at (601) 502-4656 or

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi

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