Collegiate Middle Level Association at Texas A&M University-Commerce
An affiliate of National Middle School Association, the world's largest association of middle level educators
CMLA (Collegiate Middle Level Association at Texas A&M University-Commerce) is open
to all students who are seeking teacher certification in grades 4-8 and/or to any student who
thinks they might at some point be interested in teaching grades 4-8.
If you're interested in joining, please contact
Becky Adams (chapter advisor) by e-mail or by phone at 903-886-5887
Some things CMLA has done in the past...
- Monthly meetings on designated Mondays at 2:30 in Ed. S. room 128
- Fundraiser lunches in Ed. South foyer - nachos, hot dogs, etc.
- CMLA t-shirts
- Hosted a Scholastic Book Fair (fundraiser and service) in Education South
- Set up and manned a CMLA booth and the Middle Level Education booth at A&M-C Mane Event Preview Day
- Sent 22 middle level students to the 31st Annual TMSA Conference in Galveston March 2-4, 2006 ...........we presented a session on how to begin and maintain a successful CMLA chapter...
- CMLA scrapbook
- Raffle tickets sales (fundraiser)
- Host a Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with the annual Bill Martin Jr Memorial Symposium in the A&M-C SRSC
- Several chapter meetings hosting guest speakers and other helpful middle level teacher resources
- Sent five officers/members to the CMLA National Retreat in Columbus, Ohio
- Purchased another microwave for students' use to be kept in the first floor of Education South
- Sent CMLA members to several National Middle School Association Annual Conferences and Texas Middle School Association Annual Conferences
- October - Month of the Young Adolescent - sponsored essay contest - 97 applicants, all from 6th grade. We gave away a first place prize of $75.00 and 2nd place of $25.00. All applicants were given a free ice cream cone donated by Sonic. The essay topic was .....talk about your favorite teacher and explain why they were your favorite......What qualities do good teachers possess?
- Angel Tree - provided toys, clothing, etc. to Angels in conjunction with Cooper Headstart Program
- Christmas Party