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CONFERENCES
  • Networking
  • General Sessions
  • 21st Century Classroom
  • Best Practices
  • March 2-4 Conference

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Dr. Jennifer L. Wilson Teaching Excellence Award


The South Carolina Association of Middle Level Education (SCAMLE) established the Dr. Jennifer L. Wilson Teaching Excellence Award to honor the work of Dr. Wilson after her untimely death on August 28, 2011. Dr. Wilson was an associate professor of middle level education and literacy at the University of South Carolina who was well known throughout the state and nation as a passionate teacher and a tireless advocate for young adolescent education. Dr. Wilson was a 2008–2009 Fulbright scholar in Norway, director of the Santee-Wateree Writing Project, and founder of the nonprofit organization “A Chance through Literacy.” She served the SCAMLE (formerly SCMSA ) as editor of the SCAMLE (formerly SCMSA) Journal and as a board member, and she was actively involved in the work of the Middle Level Teacher Education Initiative sponsored by the SCAMLE (formerly SCMSA).The Dr. Jennifer L. Wilson Teaching Excellence Award recognizes significant contributions of a classroom teacher, literacy leader, or teacher educator who has had a significant long-term impact on the advancement of middle level teaching excellence in South Carolina schools or colleges and universities. The contribution may be in service, leadership, and/or research.

The application consists of the nomination data form including a one-page narrative and two letters of recommendation. The data information form must be submitted electronically by November 30th to ppendarvis@sc.rr.com and the letters of recommendation should be postmarked no later than November 30th to:
SCAMLE Teaching Excellence Award Committee
Attn: Phyllis W. Pendarvis, PhD
406 Sulgrave Drive
​Columbia, SC 29210
​The presentation of this award is at the discretion of the SCAMLE Board of Directors. The award will be presented at the SCAMLE annual conference. The recipient will not be notified of his or her nomination or selection; however, the selection committee will inform the winner’s family so they may make arrangements to attend the awards ceremony at the conference.



Congratulations to our 2012, 2013, 2014. 2015, and 2016 recipients:   

Dr. Delayne Johnson of Clemson University, Tara Nanke of Fulmer Middle School,  Dr. Robert Vanderburg of Claflin University and Andy Posey from Fulmer Middle School, Dr. David Vawter from Winthrop University and  


Dr. Randy Wall Distinguished Service Award


The South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education (SCAMLE) established the Dr. Randy Wall Distinguished Service Award to honor the work of Dr. Wall. Dr. Wall was passionate about middle level education, having served as a middle level teacher and administrator and serving the South Carolina Middle School Association as the first president to serve a two-year term. Dr. Wall was also instrumental in helping South Carolina become a nationally recognized Schools to Watch state.The Dr. Randy Wall Distinguished Service Award recognizes significant contribution(s) of an individual, school, or organization. The winner must exhibit a considerable, long-term impact on the advancement of middle level education in South Carolina. The contribution could be in one or more of the following areas: service, leadership, and/or research.

The application consists of the nomination data form including a one-page narrative and two letters of recommendation.
The nomination packet must be submitted electronically by November 30th to Angie Rye, arye@lex3.k12.sc.us .
Letters of recommendation should be postmarked no later than November 30th to:
SCAMLE Distinguished Service Award
Committe Attn: Angie Rye
425 Shealy Road
Batesburg, SC 29006
​The presentation of this award is at the discretion of the SCAMLE Board of Directors. The award will be presented at the SCAMLE Annual Conference. The recipient will be notified of his or her nomination. The selection committee will inform the recipient so he or she may make arrangements to attend the conference to receive the award. The recipient will be invited to serve on the selection committee the following year.





Congratulations to our 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and  2016 recipients:

​Dr. Phyllis Pendarvis of MLTEI, Dr. Baron Holmes of SC EOC, and Linda Allen of SCAMLE (formerly SCMSA), Fred Splittgerber of MLTEI and Larry Allen.

SCHOOLS TO WATCH

Schools to Watch are on a sustained trajectory of improvement, and can serve as models for other schools.  

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