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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Cancellation of The Montessori Event 2020
MARCH 12, 2020—Dear AMS community we are cancelling our conference, effective immediately. We are doing this in an abundance of caution, given the current situation with COVID-19.
Staying Healthy at The Montessori Event (and Beyond)
UPDATES MARCH 6,11, 2020—Read the latest updates about coronavirus and The Montessori Event, taking place March 12 – 15 in Dallas. You’ll also find a list of FAQs and links to helpful resources.
Change in Leadership at the American Montessori Society
JANUARY 21, 2020—Effective February 1, 2020, Richard A. Ungerer will assume the position of AMS Interim Executive Director. The change comes in the wake of the resignation of AMS CEO, Dr. Timothy Purnell. Many in the community know Rich from his previous service as AMS ED (2005 – 2017).
Meet the Candidates: AMS 2020 Board Elections & TES Elections
FEBRUARY 10, 2020—Learn about the Montessori educators and advocates who will be running for office in upcoming elections for the AMS Board of Directors and AMS Teacher Educators Section.
Announcing the Recipients of AMS 2020 Research Awards
FEBRUARY 5, 2020—Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s research awards: Teresa Ripple (dissertation) and Melissa Zheng (thesis).