Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education


Board Members

Jessica Good

Alicia Kowitz

Scott Krauser

Jennifer Maryniak

Victoria Beers 

Merissa Scarr

Jared Shade

Karen Walker

Carol Watson

Kyle Wetherhold

Jesse White

Merissa Scarr,
Region President

EaST Region

The East Region of Pennsylvania Association of Middle Level Education includes the 29 counties in the eastern half of PA not counting the five county metro-Philadelphia area (PAMLE southeast region).  Our region includes approximately 200 school districts and over 10,000 teachers meeting the needs of 10-15 year olds in grades 5-8.  There are many ways you can get more involved in PAMLE and the East Region.

East Region News

On October 27, 2016, the East region presented a PDI on Professionalism to one hundred Kutztown University students.  Kyle Wetherhold, Principal at Wilson West Middle School, presented a session on classroom climate.  Chris McCaffrey, Instructional Technology Specialist for the Wilson School District, presented on educational technology.  The third session was a principal panel/mock interview, where students were given time in small groups to field mock interview questions from the following experienced middle level principals: Jesse White, Yellow Breeches Middle School; Dan Hartman, Markle Intermediate School; Jared Shade, Upper Dauphin Area Middle School; Scott Krauser, York Suburban Middle School. and Jim Brown, Kutztown Middle School.  A big thank you goes out to Kutztown University and Dr. Theresa Stahler for the opportunity to present.

On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 a Principal's Breakfast was held at Kutztown University.  The principal's in attendance were given a presentation on the value and flexible use of the PA Middle Level 4-8 certification.  Anyone who might have more questions about this topic, please contact Carol Watson at KU.

Meetings & Minutes

Sunday February 26th, 2017 at the PASAP-PAMLE Conference

May 9th, 2017 in Mount Joy, PA - 4:30 PM

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