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2023 Schedule

Friday, November 3, 2023

All times are given in Mountain Standard Time (USA)

 

7:30 am – 8:00 am

Back to Center 

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am

General Session

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Keynote – E Scott Osborne

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Patty Sobelman

1A | Please NO Volunteers

Lori Karmazin

Tanya Ryskind

 

1B | Embracing the New Child

Anya Bartlett

 

1C | Connecting with the Cosmic Curriculum – Part 1

Marc Seldin

 

1D | Teaching Entrepreneurship

Cassi Mackey

 

1E | Creating Harmony: Through Courageous Conversations – Part 1

Hillary Drinkell 

 

1F | Empowering the Individual to Empower the Whole

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Sarah Moudry

 

2A | The Space Between – Transitioning Young Children to the Primary Community

Barbara Murphy

 

2B | Flourishing Across the Montessori Triad: Meaningful Connections That Nurture Well-Being

Anya Bartlett

 

2C | Connecting with the Cosmic Curriculum – Part 2

Sheila Linville

Lindsey Pollock

 

2D | Breaking through the Bias of Boy Behavior; Creating successful classroom environments for high energy boys!

Cassi Mackey

 

2E | Creating Harmony: Through Courageous Conversations – Part 2

Sharon Damore

Mary Macintosh

 

2F | Building a Successful Employee Pyramid for Montessori School’s Future Sustainability

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Break

Network & Visit Exhibitors

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Ann Epstein

 

3A | Current Montessori Research: What is new and how can we apply it to our everyday practices?

Vyju Kadambi

 

3B | The Future of Advocacy

Erica Santana

Krista Lee

 

3C | The Observational Journey: Navigating this Foundational Practice

James Moudry

 

3D | So You Have a Middle School or High School…Is it Working? Is it Montessori? 

Julia Volkmann

Kitty Bravo

 

3E | The Secret of Adulthood

Tim Seldin

Renee DuChainey-Farkes

 

3F | Leadership and Board Succession Planning for Schools

5:15 pm – 5:45 pm

Back to Center 

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 

Communal Dinner

Saturday, November 4, 2023

7:30 am – 8:00 am

Back to Center 

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am

General Session

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Guest Presenter

Join us to hear about some of the most current Montessori Topics and Organizations

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Jana Morgan

 

4A | Montessori Schedule of the Day

Sarah Moudry

 

4B | From Concept to Casserole

Jody Malterre

 

4C | Extension in Elementary Mathematics

Lindsey Pollock

 

4D | S is your Superpower

Andrew Kutt

 

4E | The Ten Lessons I Learned at Joe’s Market

Christine Lowry

 

4F | Leading an Inclusive Montessori School and Classroom: The What, the Why, and the How

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Keynote: Kathy Leitch

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Nancy McNabb 

5A | How Practical Life Enhances the Toddler’s Sense of Order and Personality

Rebecca Pelton

 

5B | TBC

Tammy Oesting

 

5C | Awakening Awe and Wonder: Expanding Montessori Practice – Part 1

Lorna McGrath

Cheryl Allen 

5D | Leave Your Parent Bias at the Door

Martha Carver

 

5E | Asking for a Friend – Table Talks for Leaders

Cindy Acker

 

5F | THI: Heritage Months’ Certification 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Break

Network & Visit Exhibitors

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Ann Epstein

 

6A | Emergent Literacy and Language Development: What is going well and what is missing in our primary classrooms?

Erica Santana

 

6B | The Preparedness Project: Teaching Fundamental Skills Through the Needs of Humans

Tammy Oesting

 

6C | Awakening Awe and Wonder: Expanding Montessori Practice – Part 2

Sara Suchman

 

6D | The Public Montessori Landscape: A snapshot of what is and a discussion of what could be

Mary Beth Ricks

 

6E | Montessori Education is Flourishing!

Jonathan Wolff

 

6F | Can “Spiritual Preparation” Become a Daily Lesson Plan for Oneself – Preparing the Environment Within

6:15 pm – 6:45 pm

Back to Center 

Sunday, November 5, 2023

7:30 am – 8:00 am

Back to Center 

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Gratitude Gathering

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Jonathan Wolff

 

7A | Can “Spiritual Preparation” Become a Daily Lesson Plan for Oneself – Preparing the Environment Within

Christine Lowry

 

7B | Leading an Inclusive Montessori School and Classroom: The What, the Why, and the How

Hillary Drinkell 

 

7C | Empowering the Individual to Empower the Whole

Tim Seldin

Renee DuChainey-Farkes

 

7D | Crafting Leadership and Board Succession Planning for Schools

Cindy Acker

 

7E | THI: Heritage Months’ Certification

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