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TAMS is affiliated with the Association of Middle Level Education. See the About page for membership forms and benefits.

To contact any of our current TAMS leadership, see the
Officers page.

Publications page provides .pdfs of several years of TAMS Journals and TAMS TidBits.

Galleries page features photos and videos from past events.

Awards page honors educators for their outstanding service.

Constitution and Bylaws were approved at the TAMS Summer Conference.

Call for Manuscripts for the Spring 2014 TAMS Journal

Contact our Executive Director...

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TAMS Summer Conference
Sevierville TN
June 11-12, 2014

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TAMS Summer Conference Online Registration
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TAMS Summer Conference Summary
TAMS Summer Conference Schedule
TAMS Presenter Application
TAMS Vendor Application

TAMS Concurrent Sessions Day 1
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TAMS Membership Form

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See the Fall Tidbits for information and entry forms to nominate the great teachers in your school for our annual awards!


Call for Nominations

Members and Future Leaders of TAMS The Tennessee Association of Middle Schools is interested in using your skills (or those of colleagues) in providing leadership and service to our organization as a member of the Board of Trustees. Individuals willing to serve should be prepared to attend all TAMS Board meetings that are normally held on Friday evenings prior to drive-in conferences, usually in October, January, and April, in addition to meeting at the annual conference. Board meetings and conferences rotate between east, middle, and west Tennessee. Attendance is imperative in helping TAMS remain a dynamic organization committed to Middle Level students.
The following positions are open on the board of trustees for 2014 elections:
• VICE PRESIDENT: Serves a four year term as follows:
Vice President, President-Elect/Annual Conference Chairperson,
TAMS President, Past-President/Membership Chairperson.
Must reside in West Tennessee
Serves three-year term
Serves three-year term
Serves three-year term
Serves three-year term

Please click the image above to complete the nomination form and return it by May 2, 2014 to: Jessie Hubbard, Wooddale Middle School, 3467 Castleman, Memphis, TN 38118 Should you have any questions about Board service, contact any of the current Board of Trustees members/officers listed on the website ( I will personally contact you about your nomination later this year. Your interest and willingness to serve in our organization is greatly appreciated!

Sincerely, Jessie Hubbard Elections Committee Chairperson


2014 AMLE Conference
Nashville, Tennessee
November 6-8, 2014

Please join us in extending heartfelt congratulations to TAMS Board member and past President Ashley Smith, Cleveland, Tennessee, upon his election as President-Elect of the Association for Middle Level Education! He will take office in Fall 2013.
Ashley wishes to thank those TAMS members who supported his candidacy. It is exciting to have one of our own achieve such deserved recognition on a national stage, and we look forward to his professional leadership. Ashley, you have all our support and best wishes in this new endeavor! More information...

Our Latest Publication:
Fall 2013 TAMS TidBits
Fall 2013 Journal

The parent organization of TAMS - the National Middle School Association - has changed its name to the Association of Middle Level Education, or AMLE! See our About page for more information. The new AMLE web address is
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