2017 Board Elections

Voting Now Open

Members may now vote in the 2017 AMS Board of Directors elections. Voting closes January 18 at 3 PM Eastern, 12 PM Pacific.

Your Donation Matters!

Living Legacy

Your donation in honor of the 2017 Living Legacy, Alice Renton, supports a cherished AMS practice: the awarding of scholarships to aspiring Montessori educators at AMS-affiliated teacher education programs.

Meet Timothy Purnell

New Executive Director

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to Timothy Purnell, EdD, who will become AMS executive director on August 1, 2017.

Join Us in San Diego

AMS 2017 Annual Conference

Over 175 Montessori events await you, including workshops, keynote speakers, tours, networking, exhibits, research sessions, and parties!

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Alice Renton Living Legacy
Timothy Purnell
The 2017 AMS Annual Conference

Apply Now for a Teacher Education Scholarship

Every year, AMS awards teacher education scholarships to aspiring Montessori teachers. The application deadline for the 2017 – 2018 year is May 1. Find out if you’re eligible to apply.

AMS is Seeking Candidates for 2 New Positions

The American Montessori Society is soliciting applicants for the positions of Director of Professional Development and Manager of Online Learning. Find out if you qualify, and apply now.

Upcoming Requirements for HOS & Secondary Teachers

Heads of schools and Secondary teachers in AMS accredited and full-member schools: We encourage you to start preparing now for requirements that will take effect July 1, 2020.

Translations of Articles into Mandarin

We’ve just posted 3 new articles, in Mandarin, to our website. All are from the most recent issues of Montessori Life—and are available for AMS members and nonmembers alike.