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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 with:

  • Event website (required): Listings must have event information hosted on a web page, We will not link to 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

Upcoming Events

2014

April 23, 2014
Free Webinar
“Google WEB Tools for Teaching & Learning”
Education Week

April 25 – 27, 2014
Chicago, IL
Workshop
“Parent Infant Facilitator Training”
Learning Together Education, South Loop Montessori

April 28, 2014
Wilmington, DE 
Workshop
“Reading 7 Spelling: Developmental Continuum for Kindergarten Through High School”
Center for Montessori Advancement

April 28, 2014
Wilmington, DE 
Workshop
“Reading & Spelling: A Developmental Continuum for Kindergarten Through High School”
Center for Montessori Advancement

May 3, 2014
Philadelphia, PA
Workshop
“Educating with Art: The Renaissance”
Philadelphia Museum of the Arts

May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM (ET)
Free Webinar
“America's Role in the World”
TeachingAmericanHistory.org

May 7, 2014
Wilmington, DE 
Workshop
“Paws for Reading – PAWS for People/Therapy Dogs”
Center for Montessori Advancement

May 15 – 18, 2014
Hartford, CT
National Conference
“The Future Is Magnetic”
Magnet Schools of America

June 16 – 18, 2014
Frisco, TX
Conference
“Ignite14”
Texas ASCD

June 26 – 29, 2014
Brookville, LI
Conference
“Alternative Education”
Alternative Education Research Organization (AERO)

June 27 – 29, 2014
Grapevine, TX
Conference
“Teaching Excellence”
ASCD

June 29 – July 2, 2014
Las Vegas, NV
Conference
“National Charter Schools Conference 2014”
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

August 10 – 12, 2014
Tokyo, Japan
2014 Montessori Asia Conference
“Seeking an Educational Model for the 21st Century: Is Montessori Good Enough?”
Kimitoshi Matsurra, Chair, Japan Executive Committee

October 7 – 9, 2014
St. Louis, MO
Annual Conference
“Young Children with Special Needs and their Families”
Division for Early Childhood

October 10, 2014
River Falls, WI 
Workshop
“From Sensation to Abstraction: The Role of Sensorial Materials”
University of Wisconsin – River Falls Montessori Teacher Education Program

October 25, 2014
Conference
“DuPage AEYC Fall Conference 2014”
DuPage AEYC

November 5 – 8, 2014
Dallas, TX
Annual Conference & Expo
“Education for Young Children”
NAEYC

November 12 – 15, 2014
San Diego, CA
65th Annual Conference
“Reading Literacy & Learning”
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)

December 12, 2014
River Falls, WI 
Workshop
“Mapping the Learning Journey”
University of Wisconsin – River Falls Montessori Teacher Education Program

2015

February 13, 2015
River Falls, WI 
Workshop
“The Pedagogy of Peace”
University of Wisconsin – River Falls Montessori Teacher Education Program

April 10, 2015
River Falls, WI
Workshop
“Opening the Doors to Chemistry”
University of Wisconsin – River Falls Montessori Teacher Education Program

September 25 – 27, 2015
Estes Park, CO
Conference Retreat
“Montessori in the Mountains 2015”
Montessori Education Center of the Rockies

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