Schedule

Celebrating Maria Montessori

AMS is engaging in a yearlong celebration leading up to the 150th birthday of Dr. Maria Montessori on August 31, 2020. At The Montessori Event, we will be hosting celebrations throughout the weekend that honor the life and legacy of the woman who started it all. We look forward to you joining us for all of these festivities!

Celebrating 150 Years of Maria MontessoriEvening Celebrations

Join us each evening to rejoice in all things Maria. The merriments will kick off on Thursday night and carry us through the entire weekend. Bring your dancing shoes and party hat, as they’ll get lots of use throughout the Event.

Thursday: Montessori Voices & Awards
Honoring the educators who carry the torch

Friday: Maria Montessori: The Musical
Honoring the children in our schools

Saturday: Birthday Bash
Honoring Dr. Montessori

Keynote Programming

Each of this year’s keynote speakers embody Maria Montessori’s values through their work, mission, and lifelong purpose. These highly esteemed presenters will entertain and inspire you, get your gears turning, and move you to laughter and to tears—all in honor of Dr. Montessori.

Friday, March 13
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Rachel Ignotofsky
FEARLESS WOMEN IN SCIENCE THROUGHOUT HISTORY

Saturday, March 14
Watch for an announcement

Sunday, March 15

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Derreck Kayango
HARNESSING YOUR POWER TO CREATE CHANGE

Other Special Engagements

Continue the commemoration of Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday anniversary with us throughout the Event through a Montessori artifact display, Engagement Stage programming, limited edition merchandise at Shop AMS, children’s art, photo opportunities, and more!