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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. 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 on this page, check the guidelines for event types and formats. If you believe your event qualifies, send an e-mail to us that includes each of the following details in a bullet-pointed list. Note, submissions must be for events no less than 30 days in the future. 

  • Event website (required). We do not link to postcards or flyers.
  • Date
  • City and state (or country, if not in the U.S.)
  • Type of event (conference, workshop, etc.)
  • Event Name
  • Sponsoring organization
  • Is this a free event?

Upcoming Events

2017

November 28, 2017
Brooklyn, NY
Workshop
“Communication, Classroom Design & Routines for a Strong Inclusive Classroom”
RootsConnectED

November 28, 2017
Lakeland, FL
Workshop
ADHD Workshop for Parents and Educators
Huntington Learning Center

November 29 – December 1, 2017
San Diego, CA
Conference
Zero to Three Annual Conference
Zero to Three

November 30 – December 2, 2017
New Orleans, LA
Conference
Celebrate Science: Inspire, Integrate, Innovate
National Science Teachers Association

November 30 – December 1, 2017
Oakland, CA
Workshop
“Designing Making Experiences”
Lighthouse Creativity Lab

November 30, 2017
White Plains, NY
Workshop
Building Better Math Brains
Learning & the Brain

December 1, 2017
White Plains, NY
Workshop
Using Evidence-Based Reading Comprehension Instruction
Learning & the Brain

December 2, 2017
Chicago, IL
Workshop
Introduction to Anti Bias/Anti Racism Workshop
Crossroads Antiracism & Organizing Training

December 4, 2017
White Plains, NY
Workshop
Teacher Self-Regulation
Learning & the Brain

December 5, 2017
White Plains, NY
Workshop
Active Differentiation in Practice
Learning & the Brain

December 9, 2017
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Then and Now: Native Voices in American History”
National Museum of the American Indian

December 13 – 14, 2017
Centennial, CO
Workshop
Solutions for Standards-Based Grading Workshop
Marzano Research

2018

January 9, 2018
Naperville, IL
Workshop
World Class Learners: Educating Creative & Entrepreneurial Students with Yong Zhao
Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

January 13, 2018
La Crosse, WI
Conference
“Celebrating Our Montessori Children: Engaging and Serving Every Learner”
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

January 16, 2018
Schaumburg, IL
Workshop
Supporting & Measuring the Growth of Students with Learning Differences with Lee Ann Jung
Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

January 18, 2018
Chicago, IL
Workshop
Music Summit
Ingenuity

January 18, 2018
New York, NY
Conference
“NestCon 2018: The Conference for Autism & Inclusive Education”
New York University

January 19, 2018
New York, NY
Workshop
“Engaging Learners through Youth Cultures”
Teachers College, Columbia University

January 20, 2018
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Art and Portraiture: Seeds for Storytelling”
National Portrait Gallery

January 29, 2018
New York, NY
Workshop
“Shaking Up the Classroom: Multi-Level Instruction and Curriculum Adaptations”
Teachers College, Columbia University

January 29, 2018
Houston, TX
Conference
Happy Go Teach Conference
Independent Area Teachers

January 30, 2018
Springfield, IL
Workshop
Integrating Content-Area Reading, Writing, and Thinking with Nancy Steineke
Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

February 1 – 2, 2018
Boston, MA
Conference
2018 LearnLaunch Across Boundaries Conference
LearnLaunch Institute

February 2 – 3, 2018
Bedford, PA
Conference
PSEA's 3rd Annual Special Education Conference
Pennsylvania State Education Association

February 2 – 4, 2018
Barrington, IL
Workshop
“Parent Infant Facilitator Training”
Learning Together Eductation

February 6, 2018
Brooklyn, NY
Workshop
“Self-Regulation and Sensory Support for the Inclusive Classroom”
RootsConnectED

February 7 – 10, 2018
Chicago, IL
Conference
“The Opening Minds Early Education, Child Care, and School Age Conference and Expo, Chicago”
Opening Minds USA

February 8 – 9, 2018
Denver, CO
Conference
Conference on Inclusive Education
PEAK Parent Center

February 15 – 17, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Conference
“The Science of Innovation: Inspiring Innovation, Change, and Creativity in Schools”
Learning & the Brain

March 7 – 9, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Conference
2018 NAIS Annual Conference
National Association of Independent Schools

March 7 – 9, 2018
Seattle, WA
Conference
General And Special Education Conference
Rehab Seminars

March 7 – 9, 2018
Reno, NV
Conference
2018 National Conference on Bullying
School Safety Advocacy Council

March 10, 2018
Covington, KY
Conference
Cincinnati Montessori Society Annual Conference
Cincinnati Montessori Society

March 15 – 18, 2018
Atlanta, GA
National Conference
Science on My Mind
National Science Teachers Association

March 17, 2018
New York, NY
Free Workshop
Empowering Educators: Transformative Facilitation
New Leaf Collaborative

March 17, 2018
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Civil Rights: A Commemoration of Dr. King”
The Smithsonian Institute

March 21, 2018
Brooklyn, NY
Workshop
“Planning to Address Learner Variability in the Classroom”
RootsConnectED

March 22, 2018
Chicago, IL
Workshop
Dance Summit
Ingenuity

March 24 – 26, 2018
Boston, MA
Conference
ASCD Empower18: The Conference for Every Educator
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

April 6 – 8, 2018
Potomac, MD
Retreat
The Importance of Que(e)ry: Being an LGBTQ Educator in a Questionble World
The Glasgow Group

April 12 – 13, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Conference
No More Harm National Conference
No More Harm

April 19 – 20, 2017
Seattle, WA
Workshop
Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
Youth Change Workshops

April 19 – 21, 2018
New York, NY
Conference
“The Science of Stress: Promoting Emotional Agility and Mindfulness in Schools”
Learning & the Brain

April 20  21, 2018
New York, NY
Conference
“Where Did the Garden Go?”
Bank Street College Graduate School of Education

April 27, 2018
Seal Beach, CA
Seminar
3rd Annual CABA Autism Conference
Center for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis

May 4, 2018
Hayward, CA
Workshop
“Transformative Whole Community Engagement: Vision to Action Planning”
New Leaf Collaborative

May 30, 2018
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Craft Connections: Bringing It All Together”
Renwick Gallery

June 4 – 5, 2018
New York, NY
Workshop
“Leadership Institute for School Change: Building Capacity by Supporting Adult Development”
Teachers College, Columbia University

June 7, 2018
New York, NY
Workshop
Chancellor's Day Professional Learning Workshop
New York City Writing Project

June 19 – 20, 2018
Newark, DE
Workshop
“2018 Summer Program for Innovative Educators: for K-12 Teachers and Leaders”
University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship

June 25 – 29, 2018
Boston, MA
Summer Institute
“The Power of Mindsets”
Learning & the Brain

June 29 – July 1, 2018
Dallas, TX
Conference
ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence
Association for Supervision and Curriculum

July 9 – 12, 2018
Brooklyn, NY
Workshop
Orton-Gillingham for Classroom Educators
Teacher Resource Center at LIU Brooklyn

July 9 – 13, 2018
Boston, MA
Summer Institute
“The Power of Mindsets”
Learning & the Brain

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