Middle Level Liaison Resource Page

Spring 2020


NYS K-12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards

-Shannon Logan, Coordinator, Technology Policy NYSED

Building A School Culture of Respect

-Don Gately, Jericho MS Principal

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Winter 2019



APPR Update December 2019

-Alexander Trikalinos, Office of Educator Quality and Professional Development, NYSED


National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform Updates

-Dr. David Payton, National Forum Executive Board and member of NYS Middle Level Hall of Fame


NYS ESSA Accountability

-Dr. Shibu Joseph, Associate in Education Research, NYSED


Physical Education Update

-Darryl Daily, Office of Curriculum and Instruction, NYSED


What Do You Meme? SEL Activity for Staff

-Winton Buddington, Principal, Bay Trail MS, Penfield NY

Fall 2017 Meeting

December 2017


  • Meeting Notes (Word)

  • Changes to the Middle Level Unit of Study Requirements for CTE (Slides)

  • Beekmantown CSD Presentation on One to One Devices (Slides)

  • Arts Standards Update (PDF)

  • Ira Schwartz Update on ESSA (PDF)

  • Erik Sweet ELA Standards Presentation​ (PDF)

Fall 2016 Meeting

November 17-18, 2016



  • Meeting Notes

  • Computer-Based Testing and Scoring (Slides)

  • Oceanside Middle School  Interdisciplinary Projects for Exploratory Areas (Video)

Spring 2017 Meeting

March 9-10, 2017




Spring 2016 Meeting 

March 17-18, 2016




Civic Readiness

-Christy Radez, Lead Facilitator of the Civic Readiness Initiative, NYSED


Middle Level CTE: Application in the Field

-Brian Reeve, Principal, Greenville MS

As representatives of statewide middle level education, our purpose is to advocate for middle level needs, inform SED about ML issues, and collaborate with SED on matters that impact Middle Level Education. 


Interested in becoming a Middle Level Liaison?


Send an email to: ron.nichols@nysed.gov to be added to the list to receive registration materials and meeting agendas when they are distributed.

The meeting dates for the 2017-18 school year are December 7-8, 2016 and March 8-9, 2017.

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