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Local Professional Development Events

All of the events below meet the guidelines for AMS hours of professional development. They are hosted by colleagues in the wider community, so if you have questions please direct them to the event hosts—not to AMS. A reminder that events hosted by AMS can also earn you hours of professional development.

To have your event listed here, check the guidelines for event types and formats. If you believe your event qualifies, send an e-mail to Leah Zak that includes each of the following details in a bullet-pointed list:

  • Event website (required): Listings must have event information hosted on a website. We will not link to PDFs of flyers, postcards, etc.
  • Date of event
  • Event name and type (conference, workshop, etc.)
  • Topic
  • City and state (or country, if not in the U.S.)
  • Sponsoring organization

All submissions must be for events no less than 30 days in the future. Reciprocal links are appreciated.

Free Upcoming Events

July 28, 2016
Free Webinar
“Create an Amazing Classroom Environment that Connects to Your New Children”
EdWeb.net

July 28, 2016







Free Workshop







“Teacher Tuesday: The Stories Buildings Tell”







Institute of Texan Cultures

July 28, 2016







Free Webinar







Cultivating Curiosity in Your Classroom







Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

August 2, 2016







Free Workshop







“The Stories Buildings Tell”







Institute of Texan Cultures

August 9, 2016







Free Webinar







“Putting Manipulatives to Work Part 3: Developing Algebra Understanding and Skills in Grades 6-9 with Algebra Tiles and Algeblocks”







EdWeb.net

August 16, 2016







Free Webinar







“How Do I Keep the Ship Moving Forward? Merging UDL and Classroom Strategies in the Art Room”







The Kennedy Center

August 30, 2016







Free Webinar







“Reading Art Enriches Writing”







EdWeb.net

September 13, 2016







Free Webinar







“Body, Voice, Imagination: How Theatre Arts Curriculum Can Be Used to Overcome Barriers for Students with Autism”







The Kennedy Center

October 13, 2016







Free Webinar







“Speaking with Impact”







Macmillan English

November 7, 2016







Free Webinar







“What Every Educator Should Know About Special Education Law”







EdWeb.net

November 8, 2016







Free Online Conference







“The Macmillan Education Online Conference”







Macmillan English

December 7, 2016







Free Webinar







“Teachers at the Heart: Careers”







Macmillan English















All Other Upcoming Events

2016

July 25, 2016







Blackwood, NJ







Workshop







Learn Tips and Tricks to Take Your Google Classroom to the Next Level







Educational and Resource Center

July 26, 2016







Blackwood, NJ







Workshop







What's in Your Digital Backpack?







Educational and Resource Center

July 26 – 29, 2016







Avilla, IN







Training







Instructional Assistant Training







United Montessori Schools of Indiana

July 27 – 29, 2016







Denver, CO







STEM Forum & Expo







National Science Teachers Association

July 28, 2016







Webinar







“Cosmos & Gaia: Education & Emergence of a New Human”







Deep Time Journey Network

August 1 – 2, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







“Why Science Is Fun!”







ETC Montessori 

August 1 – 6, 2016







McLean, VA







MACAR Training 







“Understanding Children with Learning Differences”







Montessori School of McLean

August 2 – 3, 2016







Washington, DC







Teaching for Civic Engagement







Seminar







Streetlaw.org

August 2 – 3, 2016







St. Paul, MN







Workshop







Montessori 101







St. Catherine University

August 3, 2016







Webinar







“Social-Emotional Education for Creating Positive School Culture in Early Learning Settings”







Early Childhood Investigations

August 4, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







“Developing a Mathematical Mind”







ETC Montessori

August 4 – 6, 2016







Covington, KY







Course







“Montessori Assistant Teacher Program”







Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education

August 5, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







“Developing a Mathematical Mind”







ETC Montessori

August 9, 2016







St. Paul, MN







Workshop







The Montessori Teacher and Assistant: An Essential Partnership







St. Catherine University

August 9 – 11, 2016







Madison, WI







Distance Teaching & Learning Conference







University of Wisconsin-Madison

August 10, 2016







St. Paul, MN







Workshop







Classroom Management: Difficult Behaviors, Creative Solutions







St. Catherine University

August 10 – 11, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







Effective Classroom Leadership, Workshop Cooperatively in Your Teaching Teams







Houston Montessori Center

August 11, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







“Incorporating Fine Arts into Cultural Curriculum”







ETC Montessori

August 11 – 12, 2016







Adrian, MI







Two-day Workshop







Incorporating Fine Arts into Cultural Curriculum







Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute

August 15, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







“Science in the Early Childhood Classroom”







ETC Montessori

August 24, 2016







Webinar







“Word Wizardry: Vocabulary Enhancement in early childhood, Pre-K through Grade 1”







ETC Montessori

August 25, 2016







Webinar







“Co-Planning: The Key to Student Success in the Co-Taught Classroom”







Council for Exceptional Children

September 15, 2016







Webinar







"From Philosophy to Practice: Enacting Authentic School Inclusion"







Council for Exceptional Children

September 17, 2016







Trenton, NJ







Workshop







Music and Story: Perfect Together







New Jersey Education Association

September 21 – 22, 2016







New York, NY







Designs on eLearning Conference







"Anxiety and Security"







The New School

September 22, 2016







Webinar







“Deep Time Storytelling for ALL Ages”







Deep Time Journey Network

September 24, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







Mentoring in the Montessori School: P. Donohue Shortridge







Houston Montessori Center

September 24, 2016







San Diego, CA







Workshop







Storybook Science







Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

September 30 – October 1, 2016







Savannah, GA







Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy







Georgia Southern University

October 5, 2016







Webinar







“Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues: What We Need to Know”







Council for Exceptional Children

October 5 – 6, 2016







Trenton, NJ







Workshop







Healing in the Classroom







New Jersey Education Association

October 6, 2016







Blackwood, NJ







Workshop







Dyslexia: What Educators Need to Know







Educational and Resource Center

October 8, 2016







Woodbridge, NJ







The Edscape Conference







New Jersey Education Association

October 7 – 9, 2016







Berlin, Germany







17th Montessori Europe Congress







“Responsibility—the Core of Montessori Education”







Montessori Europe

October 15, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







Creating the Mindful Classroom







ETC Montessori

October 16, 2016 & October 30, 2016



Whitsett, NC



2-part Workshop



Re-Imagining Montessori's Great Lessons in the Light of Thomas Berry



Center for Education, Imagination and the Natural World

October 18 – 20, 2016







Louisville, KY







Annual Conference







Division for Early Childhood

October 19 – 21, 2016







New York, NY







Leadership Institute







A Developmental Approach to Effective Feedback







Teachers College at Colombia University

October 20, 2016







Webinar







“Empowering Your Students to Tell the Story”







Deep Time Journey Network

October 22, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







Technology in the Montessori Classroom







ETC Montessori

October 25 – 28, 2016







Anaheim, CA (and online)







Annual Meeting







EDUCAUSE

October 26 – 28, 2016







Phoenix, AR







Regional Conference







National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

October 26 – 29, 2016







Orlando, FL







Annual conference 







International Dyslexia Association

October 27, 2016







Webinar







“Culturally Relevant Instruction: Teaching for Everyone's Success” 







Council for Exceptional Children

November 2 – 5, 2016







Los Angeles, CA







Annual Conference







National Association for the Education of Young Children

November 2 – 6, 2016







Seattle, WA







Annual Conference 







American Educational Studies Association

November 3 – 6, 2016







Providence, RH







Annual Conference







History of Education Society

November 3 – 6, 2016







Orlando, FL







State Affiliate Conference







National Association for Gifted Children

November 4 – 6, 2016







National Harbor, MD







ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership







Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

November 10 & 11, 2016







Houston, TX







Workshop







Shaping a Montessori Community – Center for Applied Research in Dementia







ETC Montessori

November 15, 2016







Webinar







“Teaching Emotional Regulation: Essential Skills for Students with Disabilities”







Council for Exceptional Children

November 17, 2016







Webinar







“Big History in Montessori Adolescent Programs”







Deep Time Journey Network

December 2 – 4, 2016







Washington, DC







Annual Conference







National Council for Social Studies

December 8, 2016







Webinar







“Exploring the Universe Story through Myth and Ritual”







Deep Time Journey Network

December 8, 2016







Webinar







“Supportive Executive Function in the Classroom: Improve Student Learning”







Deep Time Journey Network

2017

April 1, 2017







Houston, TX







Workshop







Lives in the Balance: The Explosive Child, Monica DeSchryver







Houston Montessori Center

June 30 – July 5, 2017







Boston, MA







Annual Meeting







National Education Association

July 27 – 30, 2017







Prague, Czech Republic







28th International Montessori Congress 







“Pathway for Peace: Montessori Education for Social Change”

















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