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2017 Springtime Fancy

Support the Montessori leaders of the future at the Springtime Fancy, our annual spirited fundraiser! Twist, shimmy, and sing to the sounds of a live band, and enjoy dinner and drinks with your fellow Montessorians.

Your Donation Matters!

Living Legacy

Your donation in honor of the 2017 Living Legacy, Alice Renton, supports a cherished AMS practice: the awarding of scholarships to aspiring Montessori educators at AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.

Meet Timothy Purnell

New Executive Director

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Timothy Purnell, EdD, who will become AMS executive director on August 1, 2017.

Join Us in San Diego

AMS 2017 Annual Conference

Over 175 Montessori events await you, including workshops, keynote speakers, tours, networking, exhibits, research sessions, and parties!

Springtime Fancy 2017
Alice Renton Living Legacy
Timothy Purnell
The 2017 AMS Annual Conference

Apply Now for a Teacher Education Scholarship

Every year, AMS awards teacher education scholarships to aspiring Montessori teachers. The application deadline for the 2017 – 2018 year is May 1. Find out if you’re eligible to apply.

Resources for Teaching about Peace

Our Peace Support Materials webpage now includes an annotated bibliography of books for peace, and details about a documentary, “REFUGEE KIDS,” which you can rent for free.

Upcoming Requirements for HOS & Secondary Teachers

Heads of schools and Secondary teachers in AMS accredited and full-member schools: We encourage you to start preparing now for requirements that will take effect July 1, 2020.

Join the AMS Staff with these New Positions

The American Montessori Society seeks a director of professional development & conferences and a manager of online learning. Apply today!