2016 TAMS Summer Conference

June 8th and 9th
Sevierville Events Center
Sevierville, TN

Hotel Room Conference Rate – $119
Reserve early. This rate is for early registration and there is a limited number of rooms available.
For Hotel Reservations contact:
Wilderness at the Smokies Resorts


Officer Elections

Several Positions are up for nomination/election:

Vice President (Must be from East Tennessee)
Teacher Rep Middle TN
Administrative Rep East TN
Administrative Rep Middle TN
Higher Ed Rep Middle
Rep at Large Middle TN


Please send nominations to board@tams.net

Deadline: May 13, 2016


2016 TAMS Awards Nominations

2016 TAMS Awards.pdf

Deadline: May 13, 2016


Conference Forms

2016 TAMS 40th Flyer.pdf


2016 TAMS Flyer.pdf

2016 TAMS Agenda.pdf

2016 TAMS Paper Registration.pdf

2016 TAMS Presenter Application.pdf

2016 TAMS Vendor Flyer.pdf

2016 TAMS Vendor Registration.pdf

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Our Latest Publications


Call for Manuscripts Spring 2016
This is the call for manuscripts for the upcoming edition of the Spring 2016 issue of the Tennessee Association of Middle School Journal. Deadline for submission of manuscripts is February 28, 2016. This is an open edition, which allows you to write on any topic related to middle schools. The editor and two other reviewers will review the manuscripts. Possible topics:
• Have you reviewed an excellent book about the middle school or middle school concepts?
• What data do you have on the effect of standards and the middle school?
• What are your most effective strategies for teaching middle school students?
• How is your school rallying to implement the Tennessee Academic Standards?
• How are you implementing RTI in the classroom?
• How are you using geography in the new social studies standards?
• How are you using writing and argumentation to produce critical thinking? Share your information with readers across Tennessee. Send your manuscript to: TAMS Journal Dr. Cherry Watts Address cwatts@utm.edu

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 http://www.amle.org.