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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 that includes each of the following details in a bullet-pointed list:

  • Event website (required): Listings must have event information hosted on a website. We will not link to PDFs of 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

All submissions must be for events no less than 30 days in the future. Reciprocal links are appreciated.

Free Upcoming Events

June 7, 2016
Free Webinar
“Content Area Vocabulary Strategies”
The Source for Learning

June 8, 2016
Free Webinar
“Summer School Special”
Macmillan English

June 14, 2016
Free Webinar
“Get In the Game: The Magic Circle of the Gamified Classroom”
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

June 15, 2016
Free Webinar
“A Year in the Life of a New Makerspace”
edWeb.net

June 15, 2016
Free Webinar
“ESSA and K-12 Policy: State and District Perspectives”
Education Week

June 16, 2016
Free Webinar
“ESSA: Measuring Student Success Through Multimetric Accountability”
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

June 20 – 21, 2016
Los Angeles, CA 
Free 2-day Institute
Voices and Choices of Young People during the Holocaust
Museum of Tolerance

June 22, 2016
Free Webinar
“Diverse Strategies for Communication with Dual Language Learners”
edWeb.net

June 29, 2016
Free Webinar
“Diverse Strategies for Communication with Dual Language”
EdWeb.net

July 12, 2016
Free Webinar
“You Can Win Grates for Your School: Secrets and Strategies from a Pro”
EdWeb.net

July 12, 2016
Free Webinar
“Underdogs in the Spotlight: Using Plays to Discover and Showcase the Talents of Students with Disablilities”
The Kennedy Center

July 13, 2016
Free Webinar
“Using Digital Resources”
Macmillan English

July 19, 2016
Free Webinar
“Putting Manipulatives to Work Part 2: Developing Fraction Sense in Grades 3-6 with Fraction Circles, Fraction Tiles, Fraction Towers, and Number Lines”
EdWeb.net

August 9, 2016
Free Webinar
“Putting Manipulatives to Work Part 3: Developing Algebra Understanding and Skills in Grades 6-9 with Algebra Tiles and Algeblocks”
EdWeb.net

August 16, 2016
Free Webinar
“How Do I Keep the Ship Moving Forward? Merging UDL and Classroom Strategies in the Art Room”
The Kennedy Center

September 13, 2016
Free Webinar
“Body, Voice, Imagination: How Theatre Arts Curriculum Can Be Used to Overcome Barriers for Students with Autism”
The Kennedy Center

October 13, 2016
Free Webinar
“Speaking with Impact”
Macmillan English

November 8, 2016
Free Online Conference
“The Macmillan Education Online Conference”
Macmillan English

December 7, 2016
Free Webinar
“Teachers at the Heart: Careers”
Macmillan English

All Other Upcoming Events

2016

June 2, 2016
Mullica Hill, NJ
Workshop
Meeting the New Teacher Challenge: Mentor/Mentee
Educational and Resource Center

June 9 – 12, 2016
New York, NY
Sixteenth Annual Faculty Institute
Barnard College

June 8 – 11, 2016
Williamsburg, VA
Curriculum Studies Summer Collaborative Conference
Georgia Southern University

June 15, 2016
Webinar
The Path for Math in Early Childhood: The Learning Trajectories Perspective
Early Childhood Investigations

June 20 – 23, 2016
Port Angeles, WA
Environmental Science Field Studies: NGSS in Action
Nature Bridge
Olympic National Park

June 24-26, 2016
New York, NY
Workshop
"Montessori Model UN Teacher Workshop"
Montessori Model UN

June 26 – 29, 2016
Denver, CO
ISTE 2016 Conference & Expo
International Society for Technology in Education

June 26 – 29, 2016
Nashville, TN
2016 National Charter Schools Conference
“Bid Ideas for a Brighter Future”
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

June 26 – 29, 2016
New Orleans, LA
ASEE Annual Conference
Amercian Society for Engineering Education

June 27 – 30, 2016
Vancouver, BC
World Conference on Educational Media & Technology
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

June 28, 2016
Online
Webinar
“Deep Time Education in a K-8 Public School (Non-Montessori)”
Deep Time Journey Network

June 28 – July 1, 2016
Boston, MA
Summer Institute
“The Power of Mindsets: Promoting Positive School Climates and Motivation in Students”
Learning & the Brain

June 29 – July 1, 2016
Annual Meeting
Washington, DC
Education Commission of the States

July 5 – 8, 2016
Boston, MA
Summer Institute
“The Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities: Developing Interventions to Help Struggling Students”
Learning & the Brain

July 6 – 8, 2016
National Harbor, MD
Annual Conference
National Association of Elementary School Principals

July 8 – 10, 2016
New Orleans, LA
ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence
"Explore bold new directions in teaching practice."
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

July 9 – 11, 2016
Boston, MA
Annual Conference
International Literacy Association

July 11 – July 13, 2016
New Rochelle, NY
Workshop
“The Montessori Method and Philosophy of Education 3-Day Overview for Administrators” 
CME|NY

July 11 – 15, 2016
Boston, MA
Summer Institute
“Think Smart: Cognitive Classroom Strategies That Support Student Success” 
Learning & the Brain

July 12 – 14, 2016
Nashville, TN
APPA 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition
Association of Physical Plant Administrators

July 13, 2016
Galloway, NJ
NJEA Techstock 2016
"A Celebration of Technology and Learning in the Classroom"
New Jersey Education Association

July 15, 2016
Reno, NV
NSTA Summer Institute
National Science Teachers Association

July 15 – 17, 2016
Miami, FL
Annual Fall Conference
Sponsoring organization: Council of the Great City Schools

July 18 – 19, 2016
New Rochelle, NY
2-Day Workshop
“The Business Side of Running a Montessori School: The Nuts and Bolts of Financial Management and Good Governance for Directors”
CME|NY

July 18 – 21, 2016
New York, NY
Summer Institute
“Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools”
Teachers College at Columbia University

July 18 – 21, 2016
Covington, KY
Seminar
“In the Footsteps of Montessori: Bringing Character Science to Early Education”
Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education

July 21, 2016
New Rochelle, NY
Conference
“Pathways to a Peaceful School”
CME|NY

July 22, 2016
Norfolk, VA
Conference
“A Toolkit for Creative Teaching”
Teachingthrougharts.com

July 25, 2016
Blackwood, NJ
Workshop
Learn Tips and Tricks to Take Your Google Classroom to the Next Level
Educational and Resource Center

July 26, 2016
Blackwood, NJ
Workshop
What's in Your Digital Backpack?
Educational and Resource Center

July 27 – 29, 2016
Denver, CO
STEM Forum & Expo
National Science Teachers Association

July 28, 2016
Webinar
“Cosmos & Gaia: Education & Emergence of a New Human”
Deep Time Journey Network

August 1 – 2, 2016
Houston, TX
Workshop
“Why Science Is Fun!”
ETC Montessori 

August 1 – 6, 2016
McLean, VA
MACAR Training 
“Understanding Children with Learning Differences”
Montessori School of McLean

August 2 – 3, 2016
Washington, DC
Teaching for Civic Engagement
Seminar
Streetlaw.org

August 3, 2016
Webinar
“Social-Emotional Education for Creating Positive School Culture in Early Learning Settings”
Early Childhood Investigations

August 4, 2016
Houston, TX
Workshop
“Developing a Mathematical Mind”
ETC Montessori

August 4 – 6, 2016
Covington, KY
Course
“Montessori Assistant Teacher Program”
Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education

August 5, 2016
Houston, TX
Workshop
“Developing a Mathematical Mind”
ETC Montessori

August 9 – 11, 2016
Madison, WI
Distance Teaching & Learning Conference
University of Wisconsin-Madison

August 11, 2016
Houston, TX
Workshop
“Incorporating Fine Arts into Cultural Curriculum”
ETC Montessori

August 15, 2016
Houston, TX
Workshop
“Science in the Early Childhood Classroom”
ETC Montessori

August 24, 2016
Webinar
“Word Wizardry: Vocabulary Enhancement in early childhood, Pre-K through Grade 1”
ETC Montessori

August 25, 2016
Webinar
“Co-Planning: The Key to Student Success in the Co-Taught Classroom”
Council for Exceptional Children

September 15, 2016
Webinar
"From Philosophy to Practice: Enacting Authentic School Inclusion"
Council for Exceptional Children

September 21 – 22, 2016
New York, NY
Designs on eLearning Conference
"Anxiety and Security"
The New School

September 22, 2016
Webinar
“Deep Time Storytelling for ALL Ages”
Deep Time Journey Network

September 30 – October 1, 2016
Savannah, GA
Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy
Georgia Southern University

October 5, 2016
Webinar
“Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues: What We Need to Know”
Council for Exceptional Children

October 6, 2016
Blackwood, NJ
Workshop
Dyslexia: What Educators Need to Know
Educational and Resource Center

October 18 – 20, 2016
Louisville, KY
Annual Conference
Division for Early Childhood

October 19 – 21, 2016
New York, NY
Leadership Institute
A Developmental Approach to Effective Feedback
Teachers College at Colombia University

October 20, 2016
Webinar
“Empowering Your Students to Tell the Story”
Deep Time Journey Network

October 25 – 28, 2016
Anaheim, CA (and online)
Annual Meeting
EDUCAUSE

October 26 – 28, 2016
Phoenix, AR
Regional Conference
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

October 26 – 29, 2016
Orlando, FL
Annual conference 
International Dyslexia Association

October 27, 2016
Webinar
“Culturally Relevant Instruction: Teaching for Everyone's Success” 
Council for Exceptional Children

November 2 – 5, 2016
Los Angeles, CA
Annual Conference
National Association for the Education of Young Children

November 2 – 6, 2016
Seattle, WA
Annual Conference 
American Educational Studies Association

November 3 – 6, 2016
Providence, RH
Annual Conference
History of Education Society

November 3 – 6, 2016
Orlando, FL
State Affiliate Conference
National Association for Gifted Children

November 4 – 6, 2016
National Harbor, MD
ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

November 15, 2016
Webinar
“Teaching Emotional Regulation: Essential Skills for Students with Disabilities”
Council for Exceptional Children

November 17, 2016
Webinar
“Big History in Montessori Adolescent Programs”
Deep Time Journey Network

December 2 – 4, 2016
Washington, DC
Annual Conference
National Council for Social Studies

December 8, 2016
Webinar
“Exploring the Universe Story through Myth and Ritual”
Deep Time Journey Network

December 8, 2016
Webinar
“Supportive Executive Function in the Classroom: Improve Student Learning”
Deep Time Journey Network

2017

June 30 – July 5, 2017
Boston, MA
Annual Meeting
National Education Association

July 27 – 30, 2017
Prague, Czech Republic
28th International Montessori Congress 
“Pathway for Peace: Montessori Education for Social Change”



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