middle and high school practitioners
The Montessori Adolescent Practitioners Symposium - MAPS - is a convening space for peer-to-peer sharing of best practices, cutting edge thinking, and practical strategies in Montessori adolescent education (12-18 years).
The goal of MAPS is to fill a recognized gap in opportunities for adolescent practitioners to share individual experience, knowledge and practices in order to strengthen the community as a whole.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND MAPS
The cost of the symposium is $250. Payment is due upon submission of registration.
OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Christopher Emdin
We are offering stand-alone tickets to see Dr. Emdin’s presentation at MAPS! Click here for more info.
The keynote will be taking place on Friday, October 18, 2019 at approximately 4:30pm.
Dr. Emdin is an Associate Professor of Science Education and Director of Science Education in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He also serves as Associate Director of the Institute For Urban and Minority Education at the college.
Dr. Emdin holds a Ph.D. in Urban Education with a concentration in Mathematics, Science and Technology, a M.S. in Natural Sciences, and Bachelors degrees in Physical Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry.
Learn more about Dr. Christopher Emdin
quite the variety
When the schedule of workshops is finalized, you will customize your conference experience by selecting your preferred workshops. They will fall into the following topic areas:
Click on topics to view workshops pertaining to a topic.
Social and emotional learning includes promoting students’ self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationship, and responsible decision-making skills.
Support for students to address functional, academic, cognitive, behavioral, and social skills.
HOW IT WORKS
Workshops: MAPS offers a multitude of workshops to choose from and to fill your days with. All workshops are ran by adolescent practitioners, just like yourself, who want to share their knowledge of best practices in hopes to improve the adolescent landscape in many ways.
Lunch: Lunch is on us! Lunch will be provided on Friday and Saturday. If you have specific dietary needs, there will be an option to note that while registering.
Common Room Space: What do we all love about conferences? Connecting with our friends, colleagues, and mentors! MAPS has secured the Denver Hilton’s Ballroom over the entire conference just for this reason. So come connect, share and inspire with us! This conference is for YOU.
October 18th-20th, 2019
The conference will be a full-day Friday and Saturday and end by noon on Sunday.
Hilton Denver City Center
Located in the heart of downtown and walking distance from the Mile High’s top restaurants and attractions! Walk one block to the 16th Street Pedestrian mall or hop on the light rail train to explore the rest of the city. Hotel amenities include a heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and on-site Starbucks®!