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Join the Vancouver Island Montessori Association 2019 International Conference: A Montessori Journey with Angeline Lillard. 8:30 AM Friday, May 10 through 4:30 PM Saturday, May 11 at Maria Montessori Academy in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Montessori for the 21st Century: Outcomes and Implementation presented by Dr. Angeline Lillard. Dr. Angeline Lillard is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. Her primary research interests include pretend play and Montessori education. She has been studying Montessori’s methods for more than two decades. In her best-selling book Montessori: The Science behind the Genius, Dr. Lillard presents Montessori’s theoretical principles, the science research that has followed them, and how they are implemented in a Montessori classroom. Dr. Lillard is also interested in the development of theory of mind, children's executive function, children and media, neuroplasticity, contemplative practices, and culture and development.
The conference includes 28 workshops with topics suitable for teachers from Early Childhood to Secondary level and opportunities to share and discuss daily practice. Additional presenters and topics:
Anna Perry; Marta Donahue; Mary Flewelling-Pinchen; Michael Dorer; Danielle Hourigan; Betsy A. Lockhart; Andrea Lulka ; Claudia Mann; Linda O’Reilly; Jesse Miller
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Interested in arranging carpooling or need more details? email Dee Hirsch.
Vendor booths will be open from 10:00 AM to 1:45 PM. Providing ample time for attendees to roam freely, to shop and tour the school.
The school will open for vendor set-up at 8:30 AM.
Any vendor needing more time or space, please explain in your registration. Vendors will have more information and instructions provided from the school.
Unable to attend? You can still make a donation to the door prize raffle and your company will be promoted at the event and on our website.
Need a Vendor Registration Code? Please be sure to read the attached VENDOR LETTER.
Montessori Country School
10994 Arrow Point Dr, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
STARS Credits or Clock Hours available to all attendees. Members sharing curriculum ideas with lessons on display will earn 1 additional credit!
Vendors will be open during entire event.We will have lunch available in the afternoon and a raffle drawing at 1:45 pm.
Join us for a special PINTS OF INTEREST following the Sharing Fair.
Join the Montessori for Social Justice 2019 Conference: Decolonizing the Human Potential. 7:30 AM Thursday, June 20 through 11:00 AM Sunday, June 23 at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
Please note: Early bird registration fees will end on Tuesday, April 30th.
The MSJ Conference affords unique affinity work in the Montessori community by convening a collaborative, national forum of Montessorians from public, private and non-profit schools to come together to imagine what Social Justice, liberatory educational practice, and accountability looks like in Montessori sectors.
Conference participants will have plenty of time for networking, sharing and learning while on the beautiful Lewis & Clark campus. As an exciting additional benefit of attending the conference, all attendees will receive the book Speaking for Ourselves, a $30 value.
The Pre-Conference Retreat offers two all-day sessions: "Montessorians of the Global Majority," and "De-Centering Whiteness."
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