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Friday Preconference Movie Screening

Conference Welcome Speaker


Continental Breakfast

Conference Keynote Speaker: Molly O’Shaughnessy

Morning Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1 (Please check only one box per breakout)

“Supporting Early Literacy with Infants and Toddlers”

“How do I Serve the Child?”

“Building Phonological Awareness”

“I See You, I Feel Me: Journaling for Confidence, Value, and Collective Efficacy Among Partner Teachers”

“Modernizing Maria's Music”

“The Celebrations and Hearthache of Starting a School”

Breakout 2 (Please check only one box per breakout)

“Infant environments for Social Justice: Nurturing Future Leaders Through the Prepared Environment”

“Unleashing the Power of Imitation in the Infant-Toddler Community”

“Education for a World of Well-Being”

“Hi-Fi Montessori Leading Out”

“Empowering Agents of Change Through Social Justice Literature”

“Following the Child and the Montessori Guide in the 21st Century”

Lunch Options

The Saturday Buffet is a separate $19.95 cost per person paid at the restaurant.

Bring your own lunch or sack lunch for $12.95 (paid at the event)

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Breakout 3

Breakout 4 (Please check only one box per breakout)

“The Weaning Table and Beyond”

“You're Not Coming to My Birthday Party! – Utilizing Conflict as a Gateway to Authentic Relationships”

“Implementing ABAR in Montessori Preschool”

“The Silent Journey: A Unique Way to Share Your Montessori Environments with Your Parents”

“Cycles of Lifelong Learning: Scaffolding Layers of Montessori Guides”

“Getting Your Groove Back: Rebuilding School Culture in Extraordinary Times”

Breakout 5 (Please check only one box per breakout)

“From a Dream to a Bilingual Community”

“Fun in the Mud: Working with Real Clay in the Montessori Classroom”

“Investigating Challenging Behaviors”

“Grace and Equity in the Montessori Classroom: Does It Look Like Critical Race Theory?”

“Montessori and the Science of Reading”

“Creating a Culture of Whole School Improvement”

HMEI Reception

Payment Method

Description Qty Cost Total
Conference Registration 1 $185.00 $185.00
Processing Fee* $5.00 $5.00
Morning Intensive Fee 0 $75.00
Total Cost $190.00

* The processing fee is a flat fee that does not increase based on the number of guests registered. Registering multiple guests at one time will save on processing fees.

Photo & Recording Release

Attendees acknowledge that by attending any part of the conference they are agreeing that their picture/likeness may be taken/recorded and they release permission for that picture/likeness to be used by Hope Montessori Educational Institute (HMEI). They acknowledge that HMEI may use said picture in print media or other forms of visual communication as it sees fit. They attest that they arre not entitled to any form of monetary/financial compensation for the use of their likeness, have not been promised such, and recognize HMEI need not provide compensation for this use or any other type of use of their picture/likeness.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Requests for refunds must be made in writing and emailed to HMEI no later than Sept 1, 2023. Refunds will be disbursed within 30 days after the conference. For each refunded registration, a $50 cancellation fee will be debited from the refund for each cancelled registration.