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Collegiate Middle Level Association-C.M.L.A.

Collegiate Middle Level Association is an affiliate of National Middle School Association

The purposes of CMLA are to:


The MSSU Chapter of CMLA holds monthly meetings presenting guest speakers, relevant middle level topics, interdisciplinary lesson plans, and middle level conference opportunities. CMLA has an active relationship with area schools and membership is appropriate for elementary, middle, secondary, and K-12 certification majors.  Middle level education targets the needs of the 10 to 14 year old student.  Missouri's middle level certification is for grades 5-9.

How to become a member of CMLA: