Leading in the Middle: A Conference for Middle-Level Administrators and Teacher Leaders

Coeur d'Alene resort on Lake Coeur d'Alene in Idaho

Empowering Middle Level Educators to Improve Student Achievement

Our mission is to provide evidence-based professional learning for middle level educators to increase students’ academic, social and emotional growth and readiness for college and careers.

Education Northwest, in partnership with the University of Idaho is offering its first ever conference devoted entirely to middle level educators in the Northwest. The program will create opportunities to network, attend breakout sessions regarding important student achievement issues, and engage in a thoughtful process to focus improvement strategies for middle grades.


  • Create networking opportunities among middle level educators
  • Engage in a thoughtful need sensing process to focus school improvement efforts
  • Examine and gain insight into challenges to middle level student achievement

Participants: The conference is designed for middle school educators (administrators and teacher leaders). While we encourage teams, we also welcome individual registration.

Location: The institute will take place at the stunning Coeur d’Alene Resort located at 115 S. 2nd Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814. We will be meeting on their conference level. Group rates of discounted rooms are available at $89 + tax per night. Please call 800.688.5253 and ask for the “Northwest Rural Education Convening” group rate.