At the annual National Forum Schools to Watch Conference held each year in Washington, D.C. outstanding middle schools from throughout the country gather to share best practice, meet with legislators and receive recognition for their commendable work with middle school [...]
AIMS Directs Federal Grant to Support Illinois Middle Schools The Association of Illinois Middle-grade Schools (AIMS) advocates for middle school students and the professionals who serve them. In response to lagging proficiency in math and English language arts [...]
A talented lineup of presenters, sessions designed to inform and inspire middle school educators, and plenty of opportunities for networking - the AIMS Summer Splash is a can’t miss summer professional development event! Keynote speaker and middle school teacher Josie [...]
Call for Presentations The Association of Illinois Middle-grade Schools (AIMS) is seeking presenters (individuals or teams) for the 2018 Summer Splash event scheduled for Wednesday, August 1st at Chiddix Junior High in Normal, Illinois. Presenting at Summer Splash is [...]
It’s time to apply for the 2018-19 school year! The Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools is proud to work in conjunction with the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform in the administration of the Illinois Horizon Schools to Watch Programs. [...]
The 2018 Summer Splash is scheduled for August 1st! Mark your calendars, details coming soon!
Newly Designated: Olympia Middle School. Stanford, IL Stevenson Middle School. Melrose Park, IL Re-designated: Emerson Middle School. Niles, IL (Re-designation III) Granger Middle School. Aurora, IL (Re-designation III) Hickory Creek Middle School. Frankfort, IL (Re-designation III) Highland Middle School. Libertyville, IL (Re-designation I) [...]