Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education
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Reaching out to update you on the exciting new events and opportunities we have in store! Feel free to share these announcements with your connections and school community.
May is Mental Health Month, and we're offering a FREE video series to help you manage stress, build self-confidence, and use social media in a way that supports your mental wellbeing. Our team of interns will guide you through personal experiences, practical strategies, and tools that you can use in your daily life. Perfect for your classroom, team practices, or for sharing with parents to use at home. Sign up HERE!
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Remote Internship Opportunities - Expand your resume, earn college credit, network with tech experts, and much more by applying to our annual internship program! We have multiple opportunities for students based on interests, experience, and desired level of commitment. Learn more and sign up HERE.
2024 Digital4Good Summit Nominations - It’s not too late to nominate a student for next year’s summit! Selected students will be honored at our event and receive benefits such as professional one-on-one mentoring, publicity for their projects, and more. Submit an application by April 30th HERE.
Nominate Digital4Good for the GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards - Have you booked an #ICANHELP assembly, volunteered with us, or purchased one of our online courses? We want to hear from you! Help us raise visibility for our work by posting a brief story of your experience HERE.
Students4Good: Your Legacy - The world impacts us in so many ways, but how do you impact the world? Join us on May 7, 2023, at 4 PM PST/6 PM CST/7 PM EST for a discussion of legacy, leaving your mark, and more. Register for free HERE!
Students are part of the solution! Encourage students to sign up to be presenters HERE.
May Monthly Challenges - Need some fresh ideas for challenges or activities that will keep your students engaged and focused on their wellbeing? Check out our May Challenges here.
Thanks for being a part of the Digital4Good family!
During the month of May, long-time PAMLE corporate sponsor Horace Mann is hosting no-cost webinars on what you need to know about retirement income. Learn more and sign up for one of their sessions at https://www.horacemann.com/webinars today! Encourage your staff to sign up as well!
Virtual Middle School Summer Camp
August 7-11, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Offer your students experiencing homelessness a unique virtual summer enrichment program!
When students experiencing homelessness head into the summer months, they may feel anxious and unprepared for another school year to start. ECYEH’s Build Your Best School Year! virtual summer camp is designed to provide the skills and self-confidence middle school students will need to start the 2023 school year on a high note.
Students entering grades 6-8 in fall 2023 who reside in Pennsylvania may attend. Priority is given to students experiencing homelessness.
Each camper will receive a Welcome to Camp kit including a free Amazon Fire 7 tablet, supplies for camp activities, school supplies, and a special surprise to kick off the start of camp!
Registration and more information about the camp are coming soon!
Notify me when registration opens!
Contact Melissa Turnpaugh, 717-763-1661, ext. 120.
Earth Day is about doing our part to protect the environment, even if it feels small. Our individual contributions can have impactful collective results. Since 2017, ChildLight has gravitated all of our paperwork, files, and manuals into a digital format. No more wasted paper here! And although we love to be together in person, we know that continuing to meet online significantly decreases our carbon footprint.
In celebration of Earth Day, today through Sunday we are offering 25% off all of our online products including LIVE online trainings! For those of you who prefer the accountability of LIVE learning, this is our first sale of the year that includes our LIVE online trainings!
Read more on the beginning of Earth Day here.
25% OFF ALL ONLINE PRODUCTS:
Use the code: ED25
Did you know that ChildLight Education Company is a Continuing Education Provider through Courses4Teachers? The credit they offer is graduate-level professional development semester credit, through the University of the Pacific, designed for salary advancement and/or to renew credentials for teachers in districts across the U.S.
Are you looking to transform your school? Then you won't want to miss the Nuts and Bolts Symposiums! These one-of-a-kind professional development opportunities are designed specifically for administrators, teachers, and school personnel.
Contact for more info and custom pricing
We believe that students are the key to making real-time change.
Change that starts now and creates a powerful and lasting impact.
If you are over the age of 13, now is the time to join the Digital4Good + #ICANHELP team!
Benefits of interning with us:
Learn more about the open roles and how to apply by clicking the button below, but hurry! Applications close soon!
The Pennsylvania Game Commission invites Pennsylvania students in middle school, grades 6 through 8 and high school, grades 9 through 12, to participate in the American Marten Reintroduction and Management Plan Art Contest.
The American Marten was last seen in the state of Pennsylvania around 120 years ago. Now, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is considering reintroducing the American marten to the state. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for artist representations of the American marten on suitable Pennsylvania landscapes to be featured in the American Marten Reintroduction and Management Plan.
Through this art contest, the Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes to:
The winning artwork will be displayed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA, from July 10 through August 11, 2023.
Learn more about the Contest Rules and Registration Procedures
Digital4Good + #ICANHELP
Do you know a student who has made a positive impact within their community or on their school campus?
Nominate them today to become a featured Digital4Good Winner to receive priceless mentorship, help them expand their audience reach and advance their project or mission even further!
The University of Pennsylvania’s South Asian Center is offering three grants of $1,500 each for teachers to travel on GEEO's India and Nepal program running from July 30 to August 15, 2023. More information about the program can be found here.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey educators who apply before April 13th will be given special consideration, but anyone is welcome to apply at any point, and grants will be awarded on a rolling basis based on the quality of the applications, with preference given to educators from districts with limited resources.
To apply for the grant, please click this link: https://forms.gle/jad9GPyGhUgZTien9
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to sharing their travel experiences in the classroom the following academic year. Grant recipients will be required to create a lesson plan by the end of the fall 2023 semester.
Applicants who are offered a grant will have 72 hours to accept the grant by completing the GEEO program's booking form and paying a $350 deposit. The grant will cover $1,500 of the remainder of the program fee. All travel costs not covered by the grant, including the balance of the GEEO program fee and international airfare, are the responsibility of the grant recipient. Round-trip airfare is approximately $1,900-2,000 from Philadelphia and $1,650-1,800 from JFK.
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ChildLight Education Company is a Continuing Education Provider through Courses4Teachers. The credit they offer is graduate-level professional development semester credit, through the University of the Pacific, designed for salary advancement and/or to renew credentials for teachers in districts across the U.S.
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