AMS Announcements, Awards & News
Find out what’s happening at the American Montessori Society and in our community.
Call for Research Poster Proposals
JUNE 25, 2021—Now through September 24, we invite you to submit a research poster proposal for a Research Poster session that will take place online during The Montessori Event 2022, March 17 – 20.
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Support the AMS Annual Fund
OCTOBER 16, 2020—Make An Impact. Your American Montessori Society is leading the charge in advancing Montessori education worldwide for the betterment of all people and providing the resources to make it happen.
Nominations Now Being Accepted for AMS 2022 Living Legacy
OCTOBER 5, 2020—Now through November 16, 2020, we invite nominations for the AMS 2022 Living Legacy.
Congratulations to the Recipients of AMS 2020 Peace Seed Grants
SEPTEMBER 21, 2020—The AMS Peace & Social Justice Committee awards annual Peace & Social Justice Seed Grants to help fund projects that promote peace and social justice education. Congratulations to our 2020 grantees.
Submit a Workshop Proposal for the AMS Literacy Symposium
SEPTEMBER 8, 2020—Now through September 28, we invite submissions of workshop proposals for our Literacy Symposium, which will take place in January. Presenters will receive a free registration to both the symposium and The Montessori Event 2021.
An Open Letter to Maria Montessori on Her 150th Birthday
AUGUST 31, 2020—On Dr. Maria Montessori’s sesquicentennial birthday, we pause to recognize, honor, and celebrate her influence on our world. This letter to her serves as a thank you note on behalf of the entire Montessori community and all those who have been impacted by the transformative nature of her teachings.
AMS Receives Major Grant to Fuel Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiatives
AUGUST 6, 2020—As a direct result of a board initiative begun almost 3 years ago, we are honored to have been awarded a major grant to support Montessori anti-bias, anti-racist initiatives in all aspects of our AMS community.
Book a Chat with Munir
AUGUST 7, 2020—On Monday, August 31, in celebration of Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday, AMS executive director Munir Shivji will be dedicating his entire day to phone conversations with members of our community.
Call for Research Posters
SEPTEMBER 14, 2020—Now through September 22, we are accepting research poster proposals for The Montessori Event, which will be held virtually, March 5 – 6.