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AMS Peace Retreat

2014 AMS Peace Retreat in Fall Creek Falls

Living Harmoniously with Nature

October 2 – 5, 2014
Fall Creek Falls Inn
Fall Creek Falls State Park
Pikeville, Tennessee

Join members of the AMS Peace Committee for a serene weekend in the harmonious and beautiful Fall Creek Falls State Park, learning ways that you and your students can create a gentle and fluid connection with nature, and how you can educate for peace across all grade levels.

Falls Creek Falls State Park is Tennessee's largest state park. Between sessions focusing on relating to our planet and its many wonders, there will be plentiful time for hiking, bird-watching, stargazing, meditation, and other outdoor activities.

The retreat will be led by Betsy Coe, Sonnie McFarland, and Patti Yonka.

The AMS 2014 Peace Retreat is a welcoming environment for all educators including teachers, adult learners, teacher educators, and administrators. Participation in the AMS Peace Retreat enables you to earn up to 19 hours of AMS continuing professional development.


The retreat is currently SOLD OUT. Join our waiting list by e-mailing Carla Hofland at

The AMS 2014 Peace Retreat is an all-inclusive event. Your registration includes:

  • Entry to all Peace Retreat activities
  • 3 nights lodging at Falls Creek Falls Inn
  • All meals
  • Shuttle service to and from Nashville International Airport*

Accessible rooms are available; you may indicate this in your room preference on the registration page. Shuttle service from the Inn to the Falls will be provided on Saturday.

*Your travel plans must include arriving at the Nashville International Airport no later than 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 2, and departing after 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 5.

For cancellations please email Carla Hofland.


   Early Bird
 (through June 30)
 (July 1 – August 19)






AMS Member





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*Registrants wishing to book a double room must each book the double room individually. There is a field on the registration form to indicate your roommate for the double room. If you are traveling alone, but wish to be assigned a roommate by AMS (same gender), please register for a double and leave the roommate field blank.

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