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Lindsey Halman

The Edge Academy - Essex Middle School
Essex, VT
Lindsey Slan Halman has always been drawn to young adolescents and their unique nature and needs and teaching at the middle level. She has taught middle school in Vermont for the past eleven years and is currently teaching at Essex Middle School on the The Edge Academy team. She is a co-founder of the Edge team which focuses on student voice, project-based learning, technology integration and education for sustainability into all aspects of the team. She is passionate about building strong relationships with students and incorporating student voice into the learning experience. She is a strong advocate for middle level education and is currently the Past- President of VAMLE (Vermont Association for Middle Level Education) which encourages and inspires middle level educators to develop programs and practices designed specifically around the needs of early adolescents, with the focus upon learning for every student, and a strong student voice.