Support educators who serve young adolescents between the ages of 10-15 years of age.


Fall 2016-2017 | Vol. 41 No. 1

In the Middle is the official newsletter of the Ohio Middle Level Association and is published three times per year.

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There is nothing like teaching this age group. It's different from elementary, high school, or university teaching. Next to ages zero to two, young adolescents are in the fastest metamorphosis of their lives – physically, emotionally, intellectually, and socially. This makes for a wondrous and challenging journey..."
Rick Wormeli –Keynote speaker for the upcoming 2016 OMLA Conference


August brings with it mixed emotions for educators. One emotion is sadness due to the end of expanded time with family that is hard to come by during the school year. The other emotion is one of excitement that leads to, as Rick Wormeli says, a wondrous and challenging journey.



President's Message

Lorrie Kubaszewski

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