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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

On Demand

Online Course
Creative Mindset Blueprint: Arts Integration Focus
The Vision Board, LLC

Online Course
Designed to Steam: Steam Education Focus
The Vision Board, LLC

Online Course
Managing the Arts Integrated Classroom: Classroom Management Focus
The Vision Board, LLC

Online Course
Project Based Learning in the Arts: Project Based Learning Focus
The Vision Board, LLC

2019

January 5 – 8, 2019
Honolulu, HI
Conference
Hawaii International Conference on Education

January 9, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
New York Historical Society

January 16, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Confederate Monuments with Nina Silber
New York Historical Society

January 19, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Hogwarts Curriculum Workshop: Herbology with Brooklyn Botanic Garden
New York Historical Society

January 24, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow
New York Historical Society

January 25 – 26, 2019
Miami Shores, Florida
Conference
Montessori Florida Coalition Education Days - Montessori Minds, Hands, and Hearts
Montessori Florida Coalition

January 26, 2019
Houston, TX
Conference
Montessori New Year's Conference
The Institute for Montessori Education

January 28, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
High School Chancellor's Day: Women in the Colonial World
New York Historical Society

January 28, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
High School Chancellor's Day: Activist Women of the Progressive Era
New York Historical Society

January 31 – February 2, 2019
Greenville, SC
Conference
South Carolina Early Childhood Association Conference
South Carolina Early Childhood Association

February 1 – 2, 2019
St. Paul, MN
2019 MNAEYC-MNSACA Annual State Conference
Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children

February 6 – 9, 2019
Chicago, IL
Conference
Best Early Childhood Education Conference 2019
Opening Minds USA

February 6 – 9, 2019
Anchorage, AK
Conference
AAEYC Conference
Anchorage Association for the Education of Young Children

February 7 – 9, 2019
Orlando, FL
Annual Conference
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

February 12, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
The Arc of Abolition with Sarah Gronningsater
New York Historical Society

February 15 – 17, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Conference
“Educating with Empathy”
Learning & the Brain

February 19 – 20, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow
New York Historical Society

February 21– 22, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Educator Activists: New York City Teachers and the Fight for Civil Rights
New York Historical Society

February 22 – 23, 2019
Lisle, IL
Conference
2019 AIMS Conference – Montessori: Foundations Transforming Futures
Association of Illinois Montessori Schools (AIMS)

February 22 – 24, 2019
Louisville, KY
Meeting
AACTE 71st Annual Meeting
AACTE

February 23, 2019
Fort Worth, TX
Workshop
Education for Life: Neuroscience Perspectives on Montessori Education
Montessori School of Fort Worth

February 27, 2019
Washington, DC
Workshop
Going Global – Teaching Critical Thinking with Art
Teacher Programs, National Gallery of Art

February 27, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Manifest Destiny & Westward Expansion
New York Historical Society

February 28 – March 2, 2019
Orlando, FL
Conference
SECA 70 Years Strong: Embracing the Joy
Southern Early Childhood Association

March 1 – 2, 2019
Charleston, SC
2-day PD Event
The National Education Leaders' Workshop 2019
“Advancing Equity and Excellence through Networked Improvement Communities”
Insight Education Group

March 2, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Early Childhood Conference
Utah Association for the Education of Young Children

March 7, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Spring Educator Open House
New York Historical Society

March 9, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
American Women at Work
New York Historical Society

March 13, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Teaching Slavery Through Art: The Work of Betye Saar
New York Historical Society

March 14 – 16, 2019
Indianapolis, IN
Conference
Indiana Early Childhood Conference
Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children

March 15, 2019
Chicago, IL
Summit
Global Leadership Summit
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

March 16 – 18, 2019
Chicago, IL
ASCD Empower19: The Conference for Every Educator
ASCD

March 21, 2019
New York, NY
Workshop
Hudson Rising: Environmental History of New York
New York Historical Society

April 4 – 6, 2019
Verona, NY
NYAEYC Annual Conference
New York Association for the Education of Young Children

April 30 – May 3, 2019
New York, NY
Conference
Young Child Expo & Conference
Young Child Expo

May 3 – 5, 2019
New York, NY
Conference
“Schooling Social Minds”
Learning & the Brain

June 4 – 6, 2019
Dublin, Ireland
Conference
World Anti-Bullying Forum
FRIENDS International Centre Against Bullying

April 4 – 6, 2019
Pierre, SD
Conference
South Dakota Early Childhood Education Conference
South Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children

April 4 – 6, 2019
Verona, NY
NYAEYC 2019 Annual Conference
New York Association for the Education of Young Children

April 11 – 19, 2019
Grand Rapids, MI
Annual Early Childhood Conference
Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children

April 25 – 27, 2019
Sandusky, OH
Ohio Early Childhood Conference
Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children

April 25 – 27, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
2018 NevAEYC State Conference
Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children

June 25 – 28, 2019
Sydney Australia
Conference
International Society on Early Intervention Conference 2019
International Society on Early Intervention

June 27 – 29, 2019
San Juan, Puerto Rico
28th Annual Conference
World History Association

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