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DENVER, COLORADO

October 18th - 20th, 2019


 
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middle and high school practitioners

For Teachers,
by Teachers

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.

 
 
 
 
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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.

Watch Dr. Emdin speak of his excitement for MAPS!

 

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

 
Education is not memorization. It is the activation of the imagination and a path towards liberation.
 
 
 
 
 

quite the variety

Workshop
Topic
Areas

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 emotional learning

Social and emotional learning includes promoting students’ self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, relationship, and responsible decision-making skills.


technology

Tools, machines and systems that solve problems.


interventions

Support for students to address functional, academic, cognitive, behavioral, and social skills.




Justice

Actively promoting and aspiring to advance the culture of inclusion through intentional and positive efforts that benefit people as a whole.

DISCIPLINES

Work within a specific content area.

THEORY ESSENTIALS

The foundational basics of Montessori theory at the adolescent level.

 
 
 

HOW IT WORKS

Conference
Format

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.


DATES

October 18th-20th, 2019
The conference will be a full-day Friday and Saturday and end by noon on Sunday.


LOCATION

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®!

Discounted event room rates are available, book now!


TRANSPORTATION

Denver International Airport
Take the A-line light rail from DIA to Union Station (approx. 40 min) and take the short walk to the hotel or their complimentary shuttle!

 
 
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Connect, Share, Inspire