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Mark your calendars!

Mark you calendar for the following AIMS events scheduled for the 2017-18 academic year. We hope you can join us for one or all of these activities. Additional programs will be announced over the course of the coming weeks. *Thursday, September 19: AIMS Administrator's Roundtable. Mattoon Middle School. Mattoon, IL *Friday, October 20: AIMS Administrator's Roundtable. Rotolo Middle School. Batavia, IL *Thursday, December 7: AIMS Network Institute. Suburban Chicago location *Thursday, June 14: AIMS Summer [...]

Mark your calendars!2017-07-10T17:02:54+00:00

Teacher Licensure

Recently, there has been much discussion related to the future of Middle Grades Teacher Licensure in the state of Illinois. At the AIMS Summer Splash on June 15, Lori Ladesic of the DuPage County Regional Office of Education provided a presentation session on the topic for those in attendance. Lori has provided an Illinois State Board of Education document which explains the future of Illinois Middle Grade licensure. The document contains scenarios that can help [...]

Teacher Licensure2017-07-10T14:21:03+00:00

Thank you!

The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools (AIMS) would like to thank attendees and supporters who took part in the Summer Splash event on June 15 in Naperville. Special recognition to our host, Gregory Middle School and the many presenters who helped make the day special. AIMS is especially grateful to the Meemic Foundation and Dwain Ackerman for contributions and support of the Summer Splash program. Please visit the Gallery section of the AIMS website for [...]

Thank you!2017-07-10T13:11:59+00:00

2017 AIMS Summer Splash

The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools (AIMS) is pleased to announce further details for the 2017 Summer Splash to be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The event site is: Gordon Gregory Middle School 2621 Springdale Circle Naperville, IL 60564 The day begins with registration at 8:00 a.m. and concludes by 3:00 p.m. […]

2017 AIMS Summer Splash2017-05-18T13:59:14+00:00

Celebrate Middle Level Education and join us at Summer Splash 2017.

The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools (AIMS) is pleased to announce plans for the 2017 Summer Splash to be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at: Gordon Gregory Middle School 2621 Springdale Circle Naperville, IL 60564 The day begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and concludes by 3:00 p.m. The Summer Splash keynote topics will focus on  “Innovations in Education” presented by Steve Dembo. For more on Steve, visit   teach42.com […]

Celebrate Middle Level Education and join us at Summer Splash 2017.2017-04-19T23:28:47+00:00

Revisions to the AIMS Constitution

The Board of Directors for the Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools is proposing changes to the AIMS constitution. The constitution, containing proposed revisions, can be viewed here. AIMS members will be sent an email version of the constitution with proposed changes as well as a ballot indicating support or non-support for the revisions. Members should complete and return the ballot upon receipt.

Revisions to the AIMS Constitution2016-08-12T17:10:18+00:00

Now accepting applications for IHSTW

The Association of Illinois Middle Grade Schools (AIMS) is accepting applications from schools seeking to pursue designation as an Illinois Horizon School to Watch (IHSTW) during the course of the 2016-17 academic year. Information on  Illinois Horizon Schools to Watch can be found be clicking on "Schools to Watch" at the top of this page. If you are interested in hearing more about this designation or would like to discuss the application process, please contact: [...]

Now accepting applications for IHSTW2016-07-19T15:17:39+00:00

Election of board members and possible constitutional changes

The AIMS Board of Directors would like to make you aware of the reason you have not received a ballot for election of officers for next year. The Board will be submitting some proposed changes to the AIMS Constitution having to do with Board composition at the Annual Meeting, which will be conducted at the Summer SPLASH on June 14, 2016. Those changes also will be distributed to members through e-mail and available on the [...]

Election of board members and possible constitutional changes2016-06-03T14:46:30+00:00

AIMS Summer Splash “Breakout Sessions”

The AIMS Summer Splash program on June 14 will feature a variety of small group presentation sessions designed to reinforce the theme of “Educating the New Millennium Adolescent”. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Michael Bradley will lead conversations in small group settings that will cover a brain based paradigm intervention program for teens. Dr. Bradley will also facilitate an interactive problem solving discussion for middle level educators. […]

AIMS Summer Splash “Breakout Sessions”2016-05-02T13:05:07+00:00

2016 Summer Splash

The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools (AIMS) is pleased to announce plans for the 2016 Summer Splash to be held on Tuesday, June 14, at: Central Middle School 18146 Oak Park Ave Tinley Park, IL 60477 The day begins with registration at 8:00 a.m. and concludes by 3:00 p.m. […]

2016 Summer Splash2016-05-19T16:20:13+00:00
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Upcoming Events

  1. AIMS Administrator Roundtable

    October 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2. AIMS Network Institute

    December 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm