AMS Announcements, Awards & News
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Introducing The Inaugural Cohort of the AMS Innovation Fellowship Think Tank
FEBRUARY 27, 2023—The AMS Innovation Fellowship Think Tank bridges research-based concepts and creative, innovative ideas. The inaugural cohort of this year-long program begins this month, February 2023, and will offer a deeply immersive and transformative experience for Montessori leaders who are committed to driving meaningful change for the Montessori community while protecting the integrity of Montessori pedagogy and practice.
AMS Supports Türkiye and Syria
FEBRUARY 17, 2023—Early in the morning on Monday, February 6, 2023, one 7.8 magnitude and another 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck southeast Türkiye (Turkey) and northwest Syria. It was one of the strongest earthquakes to hit the region in a century.
Submit a Workshop Proposal for The Montessori Event 2024
January 26, 2023—The American Montessori Society is now accepting workshop proposals for The Montessori Event, taking place March 7 – March 10, 2024 at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The submission deadline for proposals is Monday, April 10, 2023, 11:59 PM (ET).
November Update from the AMS Board of Directors
November 21, 2022—The AMS Board of Directors recently met for our annual fall board meeting. Learn more about the Board’s work to come.
AMS Launches New Regional Action Commission
October 3, 2022—The American Montessori Society is excited to announce the creation of a board-approved commission designed to support local outreach throughout the United States. The newly-formed Regional Action Commission is the outcome of over a year of planning and conversation with a regional commission work group and other key stakeholders.
2022 AMS Recognition Awards
September 28, 2022—Every year, through a variety of awards, the American Montessori Society honors individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the Montessori Movement. We invite your nominations for this year's awards.
Announcing New Innovation Initiatives at the American Montessori Society
The American Montessori Society is proud to announce the formation of a brand new giving fund: the Dr. Marlene Barron Innovation Fund. This fund will support the new AMS Innovation Fellowship Think Tank and Labposium program and events, as well as other new initiatives designed to move Montessori education forward in new and exciting ways.
All AMS-Affiliated Teacher Education Programs to Require ABAR Training by June 2023
AMS Board Unanimously Votes to Require 12 Hours of Anti-bias, Antiracist Training in All AMS-Affiliated Teacher Education Programs