AMS Community Events

Connect with staff, board members, and other educators.

We invite you to these community events to meet with AMS staff and board members, network with fellow Montessori educators, and explore topics of interest to our education community.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 21 at 3:00 PM (ET)
Facebook Live: Membership - The Value of the AMS Community

Make the most of your AMS membership in 2020! Your director of membership, Carla Hofland, will share details about some of the valuable benefits you may have overlooked, and tell you how you can take advantage of them. This is your opportunity to ask questions about your benefits, and AMS in general.


Tuesday, February 4, 2020 , 6:00 – 8:00 PM (ET)
Living Legacy Celebration & Fundraiser

Join colleagues from Lexington Montessori School in Lexington, MA and other Montessori schools in the New England area as they host a fundraiser in celebration of the AMS 2020 Living Legacy, Ana María García Blanco. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, wine, networking, and a silent auction. You will also have the opportunity to meet Ana María and learn, firsthand, about how she transformed the future of public Montessori in Puerto Rico. Funds raised will support the  AMS Living Legacy Teacher Education Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for aspiring Montessori teachers. This year, a portion of all proceeds raised will be earmarked for adult learners in Puerto Rico. In case of inclement weather the event will be held on Wednesday, February 5.

Tickets are $100.  Register here.

If you are unable to attend, please consider a donation to support aspiring teachers.


Thursday, February 6, 2020, 6:30 – 8:30 PM (ET)
Living Legacy Celebration & Fundraiser

Join colleagues from the New York Montessori Alliance in NYC, on Thursday, February 6, 2020, as they host a fundraiser in celebration of the AMS 2020 Living Legacy, Ana María García Blanco. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, wine, networking, and a silent auction. You will also have the opportunity to meet Ana María and learn, firsthand, about how she transformed the future of public Montessori in Puerto Rico. Funds raised will support the  AMS Living Legacy Teacher Education Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for aspiring Montessori teachers. This year, a portion of all proceeds raised will be earmarked for adult learners in Puerto Rico.

Tickets are $100.  Register here

If you are unable to attend, please consider a donation to support aspiring teachers.


Tuesday, February 18 at 4:00 PM (ET)
Facebook Live: Instructor Academy

Becoming a teacher education instructor is an exciting career move for veteran teachers that positions you as a leader in our community. Find out about our new program, AMS Teacher Education Instructor Academy, which prepares you to become a trainer of Montessori teachers. You’ll learn what the program entails, including: creating a prepared environment for adult learners; designing course curriculum that are steeped in Montessori and adult learning theories; and mentoring adults through the initial stages of their careers.


March 2020
Facebook Live: The Montessori Event 2020

We’re coming to you live from The Montessori Event in Dallas, TX. Join us each day of the event to hear from presenters, attendees, and AMS staff. Not only will you get a taste of the action, but you’ll be able to enter to win a free registration for The Montessori Event 2021 in Boston.