See our 2019 directory of SIG members and research interests.

Position Announcements

Calls for Chapters and Manuscripts 

Call for Manuscripts for the Handbook of Research in Middle Grades Education – Health and Well-Being in the Middle Grades: Research for Effective Middle Level Education – Edited by Katherine Main and Susan Whatman

Middle Grades Review – Issue 6(1): Open Call 

Submission Date: December 15, 2019, Anticipated Publication Date: April, 2020

Middle Grades Review  provides a provocative forum for debate within the field of middle grades education. Inviting a critical perspective, the Review is a peer-reviewed, multi-media venue for scholars and practitioners who wish to broaden the discourse of middle grades education by challenging conventional wisdom. In this general issue, the Review seeks pieces that explore the three key themes of democratic education, innovation, and social justice, in relation to middle grades education and early adolescence

Calls for Presentations 

 None currently.

New Publications

Handbooks of Research/Resources in Middle Level Education

The series editors of the Handbooks of Research/Resources in Middle Level Education proudly announce our newest volumes:

** Research Volumes**

Equity & Cultural Responsiveness in the Middle Grades, (2019), edited by Kathleen Brinegar, Lisa Harrison, & Ellis Hurd.

Preparing Middle Level Educators for 21st Century Schools: Enduring Beliefs, Changing Times, Evolving Practices, (2018), edited by Penny Howell, Shawn Faulkner, Jeanneine Jones, & Jan Carpenter.

** Resources Volumes **

The Online Classroom: Resources for Effective Middle Level Virtual Education (2018), edited by Brooke B. Eisenbach & Paula Greathouse

Literature Reviews in Support of the Middle Level Education Research SIG Agenda (2018), edited by Steven B. Mertens & Micki M. Caskey. 

This volume contains the literature reviews and subsequent research questions for each of the research topics