Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Mantooth Elected to the Association for Middle Level Education Board of Trustees
Information provided by the Association for Middle Level Education
Rita Mantooth, principal of Ralph Chandler Middle School, has been elected to serve as South Region Trustee on the Board of Trustees of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE). AMLE is a global non-profit association and leading provider of quality resources, programs, and services for those who work with young adolescents—youth aged 10 to 15. Founded in 1973, AMLE has more than 28,000 members in 45 countries, and 58 affiliate organizations worldwide.
“I am grateful to have been chosen to serve on the Board of Trustees of AMLE,” commented Mantooth. “I look forward to continuing my professional growth as a middle level educator and to making whatever contributions I can to the organization.”
Members of the AMLE Board of Trustees serve a critical role in setting the strategic plan of the association and advocating for policies and practices that guarantee a quality education for all young adolescents.
“We are pleased to have Rita join the AMLE Board as we engage in the important work of making a difference in the lives of students,” said AMLE Executive Director William Waidelich.
About the Association for Middle Level Education
The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) is the premier association for middle level education. With 30,000 members who are principals, teachers, central office personnel, professors, college students, parents, community leaders, and educational consultants around the globe. AMLE offers information, resources, and professional development to middle grades educators working to develop more effective schools that focus on the success of every student.