Professional Development

2016 Summer Symposium

Join us this July in Louisville, KY, for our 2016 Summer Symposium. Register by the Early Bird deadline on Tuesday, May 31, and save up to $85.

Positions Available!

Find Employment

Looking for a new job? Check out our Employment Center to find hundreds of positions for Montessori educators in schools and teacher education programs worldwide.

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2016 Peace Retreat

Roll up your sleeves and join us for an in-depth look at service-learning in Loranger, Louisiana, this October. In true Montessori fashion, we'll get hands-on experience repairing homes in nearby New Orleans.

Leadership Opportunity

Executive Director

With help from our search partners, Triangle Associates and Heads Up Educational Consulting, AMS is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2016.

Save the Date!

2017 Annual Conference

Mark your calendar for the AMS Annual Conference March 9 – 12, 2017, in San Diego. Stay tuned throughout the summer for more details!

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Community News: Margaret “Peggy” Loeffler

Margaret “Peggy” Loeffler, PhD, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 15, 2016, at the age of 94, in the company of her family in Austin, Texas.

Free Professional Development Events

These webinars and other events can earn you hours of AMS continuing professional development—and they won't cost you a dime.

Montessori Webinars

Earn hours of professional development on your schedule, from the comfort of your own home. We have over 30 titles available to watch now.

Montessori Frequently Asked Questions

Have some questions about Montessori education? We've got you covered! Here are some of the things we’re asked about most often.