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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. 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 on this page, check the guidelines for event types and formats. If you believe your event qualifies, send an e-mail to us that includes each of the following details in a bullet-pointed list. Note, submissions must be for events no less than 30 days in the future. 

  • Event website (required). We do not link to postcards or flyers.
  • Date
  • City and state (or country, if not in the U.S.)
  • Type of event (conference, workshop, etc.)
  • Event Name
  • Sponsoring organization
  • Is this a free event?

Upcoming Events

2017

March 29, 2017
Flynn, VT
Workshop
Engaging Active Learners: Integrating Creativity Into Curriculum
Flynn Center for Education

March 30 – April 2, 2017
Portland, OR
Conference
Sun, Surf & Science
National Science Teachers Association

March 31 – April 1, 2017
Orlando, FL
Conference
Get Your Teach On | Best Practices to Engage & Inspire Students & Teachers

April 1, 2017
Houston, TX
Workshop
Lives in the Balance: The Explosive Child, Monica DeSchryver
Houston Montessori Center

April 1, 2017
Clarendon Hills, IL
Seminar
“Deepening Montessori Principles in our Daily Work: Reflection and Renewal for Infant & Toddler Practitioners”
Seton Montessori Institute

April 1, 2017
Lutherville, MD
Conference
“Self-Construction: The Child, the Adolescent & the Adult”
Maryland Center for Montessori Studies

April 1, 2017
Irving, TX
Conference
“Freedom: The Road to Independence and Self Discipline”
DFW Montessori Association

April 2, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
A Steamy Introduction to Openscad and 3-D Printing
STEMteachersNYC

April 8, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
Workshop
Meaningful Math in STEM
Arizona Science Center

April 8, 2017
Castro Valley, CA
Workshop
Practical Life: Bringing Montessori Into Your Home” 
Bay Area Montessori Association (BAMA)
Free for BAMA members ($35/non-members)

April 8, 2017
Chicago, IL
Workshop
Looking at Ourselves: Malvina Hoffman, Developing Claims & Critiquing Conclusions in the Social Studies Classroom (Free)
The Field Museum

April 8, 2017
Chestnut Hill, PA
Workshop
“Understanding Dyslexia”
Montessori Teachers Association of Pennsylvania

April 13, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
Workshop
Teaching Difficult Topics
Children’s Museum-Indianapolis

April 15, 2017
San Francisco, CA
Workshop
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing Teacher Workshop
de Young Museum

April 19 – 22, 2017
Boston, MA
2017 Convention & Expo
Council for Exceptional Children

April 20, 2017
Louisville, KY
Workshop
Teacher Professional Development- Picking Up S.T.E.A.M.!
Speed Art Museum

April 21 – 22, 2017
Miami, FL
Conference
2017 Montessori Parent-Teacher Education Days
Montessori Florida Coalition

April 21, 2017
River Falls, WI
Workshop
Are We Super Sizing our Children?
University of Wisconsin-River Falls

April 21, 2017
River Falls, WI
Workshop
The Deep Well of Time: Storytelling and the Elementary Child
University of Wisconsin-River Falls

April 24 – 26, 2017
Apple Valley, MN
Workshop
STEM at the Zoo: ZOOMS Workshop for Informal Educators
Minnesota Zoo

April 27 – 29, 2017
Orlando, FL
33rd Annual National Conference - How Successful Directors Lead
Association for Early Learning Leaders

April 29, 2017
Adrian, MI
Workshop
ADMTEI Montessori Workshop for Teachers
Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute

April 29, 2017
Newport News, VA
Workshop
Measuring What Matters: ​Executive Function ​in the Montessori Classroom
Virginia Montessori Association

May 10, 2017
Covington, KY
Workshop
“In the Footsteps of Montessori: Bringing Character Science & Mindfulness to Early Education”
Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education

May 12, 2017
Jasper, IN
Workshop
Building a Growth Mindset Classroom K-12
Southern Indiana Education Center

May 20 – 22, 2017
Tai Po, Hong Kong
7th Montessori Asia Conference
Hong Kong Montessori Research and Development Association, The Education University of Hong Kong, Association for Childhood Education International—Hong Kong and Macau, and Montessori Asia

June 5 – 6, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
Leadership Institute for School Change: A Developmental Approach to Effective Feedback
Teachers College: Columbia University

June 8, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
Chancellor's Conference Day Professional Development
The Morgan Library & Museum

June 11 – 15, 2017
Dauphin Island, AL
Workshop
Technology in Marine Science
Dauphin Island Sea Lab

June 18 – July 1, 2017
Honolulu, HI
Workshop
Montessori Summer Institute 2017
Chaminade University of Honolulu

June 19 – 23, 2017
Denver, CO
Conference
TechMatters 2017
Denver Writing Project – University of Colorado

June 19 – 23, 2017
Denver, CO
Summer Conference
Montessori Applied to Children at Risk (MACAR)
Montessori School of Denver

June 26, 2017
Hartford, CT
Workshop
Summer STEAM Workshop
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

June 26 – 27, 2017
Denver, CO
Summer Workshop
Love and Logic Strategies for Teachers
Montessori School of Denver

June 30 – July 5, 2017
Boston, MA
“NEA's 2017 Annual Meeting”
National Education Association

July 9 – 16, 2017
Hilo, Hawaii
Workshop
Discover Hawaii’s Active Volcanoes - A Trip for STEM & Geography Teachers
Geoscience Education & Outreach

July 10 – 14, 2017
Denver, CO
Summer Workshop
World Peace Game Master Class with John Hunter
Montessori School of Denver

July 10 – 21, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
MathCamp: Integrating the Common Core Shifts into Mathematics Instruction
Teachers College: Columbia University

July 12 – 14, 2017
Orlando, FL
Conference
The 6th Annual STEM Forum & Expo
National Science Teachers Association

July 18 – 20, 2017
Cincinnati, OH
Workshop
Summer Teacher Institute 2017
Cincinnati Art Museum

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

July 31 – August 20, 2017
New York, NY
Workshop
Teaching Reading to Struggling Students
Teachers College: Columbia University

August 8 – 12, 2017
Mount Vernon, VA
Leadership and Legacy: Lessons from George Washington (Free)
George Washington's Mount Vernon

October 20 – 21, 2017
Swansea, SC
Conference
South Carolina Montessori Alliance Annual Conference
SC Montessori Alliance

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