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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

September 20, 2017
Webinar
Dealing with THAT Parent
Association for Early Learning Leaders

September 21 – 22, 2017
Centennial, CO
Workshop
The New Art and Science of Teaching Workshop
Marzano Research

September 22 – 24, 2017
Calgary, Alberta CA
Conference
Children Change the World
Montessori Way

September 28, 2017
Janesville, WI
Conference
Southern Wisconsin Mental Health Conference
HealthNet of Rock County, Inc.

October 5 – 7, 2017
Baltimore, MD
Conference
Making Science Accessible: Full Speed Ahead
National Science Teachers Association

October 9 – 10, 2017
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Conference
“Get Your Teach On: Best Practices to Engage and Inspire Students and Teacher”
Independent Area Teachers

October 12, 2017
Washington D.C.
Continuing Professional Development
Montessori 101: Practical Life
Metro Teacher Training Institute

October 12 – 13, 2017
Portland, OR
Workshop
Breakthrough Strategies to Teach & Counsel Troubled Students
Youth Change Workshops

October 13, 2017
Tacoma, WA
Conference
“Power Through Association: Building Communities with Purpose”
Northwest Association of Independent Schools

October 14, 2017
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Hispanic Heritage Month: Understanding the American Experience”
National Portrait Gallery

October 20, 2017
Jamaica, NY (Queens)
Conference
“Momenta: Literacy Conference for K – 12 Teachers”
Momenta NYC

October 20 – 21, 2017
Swansea, SC
Conference
South Carolina Montessori Alliance Annual Conference
SC Montessori Alliance

October 22 – 23, 2017
Boston, MA
Conference
“Whole Child, Whole Person Summit: Redefining Achievement, Education, and Well-Being”
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

October 24 – 25, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
“Strategic Agility in Practice: Value Innovation for Academic Differentiation”
Teachers College, Columbia University

October 25, 2017
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Craft Connections: Art, History & Culture”
Renwick Gallery

October 26, 2017
Washington D.C.
Continuing Professional Development
Including all Children and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Metro Teacher Training Institute

October 27 – 29, 2017
Kissimmee, FL
Conference
ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
Association for Supervision and Curriculum

November 1, 2017
Webinar
Strategic Communication Skills: Talking So Your Staff Listens!
Association for Early Learning Leaders

November 3, 2017
Chicago, IL
Conference
“Momenta: Literacy Conference for K – 12 Teachers”
Momenta Chicago

November 3 – 5, 2017
Den Haag, Netherlands
Conference
Congress 2017: The Hague
Montessori Europe

November 4, 2017
Missoula, MT
Workshop
Mindful Educator's Workshop
Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative

November 4, 2017
Silver Spring, MD
Greater Washington Montessori Conference at Barrie
Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies and Barrie School

November 4, 2017
Oxnard, CA
Workshop
GCSN Conference for STEM Education
Gold Coast Science Network

November 4, 2017
Boston, MA
Conference
“Culture Camp 2017 | The Creative Culture Conference for Educators”
The Purple Suitcase

November 7, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
“Paraprofessionals: Crucial Members of the Classroom Team”
Teachers College, Columbia University

November 9, 2017
Chicago, IL
Workshop
Theater Summit
Ingenuity

November 9, 2017
Pleasant Hill, CA
Workshop
“What's in a Number? Exploring Mathematics Conceptually”
Contra Costa County Office of Education

November 9, 2017
San Francisco, CA
Lecture
“Education for a New World”
California Institute of Integral Studies

November 9 – 11, 2017
Milwaukee, WI
Conference
Making Waves: Moving Science Forward!
National Science Teachers Association

November 10, 2017
Webinar
Practical Life: The Roots of Character and Culture
University of Wisconsin – River Falls

November 10 – 12, 2017
Boston, MA
Conference
“Merging Minds & Technology”
Learning & the Brain

November 14, 2017
New Brunswick, NJ
Workshop
“The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children”
A Partnership for Change

November 14 – 15, 2017
Centennial, CO
Workshop
Supporting Beginning Teachers Workshop
Marzano Research

November 15, 2017
Oakland, CA
Workshop
“Creating Gender Inclusive Schools”
California Teacher Development Collaborative

November 15, 2017
Burlington, VT
Conference
Engaging Active Leaners VIII
Flynn Center Performing Arts

November 15 – 18, 2017
Atlanta, GA
Conference
2017 NAEYC Annual Conference
National Association for Education of Young Children

November 16, 2017
Washington D.C.
Workshop
“Craft Connections: Creative Expression”
Renwick Gallery

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 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

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

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

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

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

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