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2018 Annual Conference Registration

Review the registration rates below before starting the registration form.

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Pay by Check

Download the Individual Registration form if you are paying by check or purchase order. If registering 3 or more people, use the Group Registration form.
Please note: An additional $25 processing fee is applied when using the individual registration form, and a $75 processing fee is applied when using the Group Registration form.

Pre-Registration Rates

Get the best rate by registering by our Early Bird date of November 17, 2017. To qualify for this rate, registrations must be submitted online, postmarked, or faxed by this date.

Pre-Registration will close on March 2, 2018 and reopen at the registration desk located in the conference hotel on March 21, 2018. AMS reserves the right to close registration earlier.

Full conference registration provides access to all regular workshop sessions, keynotes, and networking events Thursday after 4:00 PM through Sunday, and to the Exhibit Hall. One-Day registration entitles you access to events and to the Exhibit Hall on that day only.

Not included in any registration type: meals, lodging, school tours, Thursday workshops starting before 4:00 PM, and tickets to the Springtime Fancy.

Early Bird Rate
Registrations received by 11/17/17

 

Full Conference

Friday Only or
Saturday Only

Saturday & Sunday

AMS Adult Learner*

$395

$220

$295

AMS Member**

$435

$260

$335

Nonmember

$545

$360

$445

Regular Rate
Registrations received 11/18/17 – 3/2/18

 

Full Conference

Friday Only or
Saturday Only

Saturday & Sunday

AMS Adult Learner*

$495

$320

$395

AMS Member**

$ 535

$360

$435

Nonmember

$645

$460

$545

*Individuals who have an AMS Adult Learner membership and are enrolled in an AMS-affiliated teacher education program at the time of their conference registration.
**This rate is valid for current AMS individual members. If your school is a member, but you are not, you do not qualify for the member rate.

On-Site Registration Rates

On-Site registration opens at the Sheraton Denver Downtown on Wednesday, March 21.

On-Site Registration Rates

 

Full Conference

Friday Only or
Saturday Only

Saturday and Sunday

AMS Adult Learner*

$595

$420

$495

AMS Member**

$635

$460

$535

Nonmember

$745

$560

$645

*Individuals who have an AMS Adult Learner membership and are enrolled in an AMS-affiliated teacher education program at the time of their conference registration.
**This rate is valid for current AMS individual members. If your school is a member, but you are not, you do not qualify for the member rate.

Thursday Events

Events below are not included with your conference registration, but can be added to your registration for an additional cost.

Day of Service

$20

School Tours

$90

School Accreditation Workshops

Introduction to AMS School Accreditation

$45

Understanding the AMS School Accreditation Self-Study

$45

Workshop Intensives

Introduction to Anti-bias Education

$180

Eco Lab: A Complete Montessori Elementary Science Curriculum

$225

Nurturing Our Inner Lives for Peace

$150

Strategic Admission & Enrollment Management

$140

A Framework for Analyzing Your School's Enrollment Story

$140

Advocacy Training for Montessori Public Policy

$50

Aligning Public School Standards with the Montessori Curriculum

$90

By registering for the AMS Annual Conference, you acknowledge the following:

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Requests for refunds must be made in writing and emailed to AMS no later than March 2, 2018. Refunds will be disbursed within 30 days after the conference. For each refunded registration, a $50 cancellation fee will be debited from the refund for each canceled registration.

Age Requirements
All attendees must be aged 18 or over. Children under the age of 18 are not permitted in any conference events, including workshop rooms, keynote presentations, and the Exhibit Hall.

Photo & Recording Release
Attendees acknowledge that by attending any part of the conference they are agreeing that their picture/likeness may be taken/recorded and they release permission for that picture/likeness to be used by American Montessori Society (AMS). They acknowledge that AMS may use said picture in print media or other forms of visual communication as it sees fit. They attest that they are not entitled to any form of monetary/financial compensation for the use of my likeness, have not been promised such, and recognize AMS need not provide compensation for this use or any other type of use of their picture/likeness.

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    Discounts

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