AMI-EAA Refresher Course

  • This AMI-certified course re-engages trained guides with specific aspects of the Montessori elementary curriculum, renewing our enthusiasm, and further developing our skills. It is comprised of lectures, practicals, and discussions and is lead by AMI elementary teacher-trainers and lecturers.
  • The Refresher attracts the largest annual contingent AMI-trained elementary, primary, adolescent, and infant teachers in North America. Special sections are available for classroom assistants, parents, and administrators.
  •  The course is held in a large hotel and accessible city. It generally alternates between west and east coasts, and the middle region of the USA.
  •  Membership in both AMI and AMI-EAA is required.
  •  Continuing education hours and university credit is available to participants.

2018 Refresher Course and Elementary Workshop

Save the date:  February 16-19, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ

The Complete Classroom:  Preparing the Intangible Environment

We are thrilled to announce that the 2018 Refresher Course and Workshops will be held in Phoenix, Arizona!  The Refresher Course will take place Presidents’ Day weekend, February 16-19, 2018.  Phoenix is home to a vibrant Montessori community, with more than 10 AMI schools and the Southwest Institute of Montessori Studies, offering AMI primary and assistants teacher training.  The Refresher Course will be held at the Grand Arizona Resort, where attendees can swim, hike, and enjoy the beautiful desert environment.  The last time the Refresher Course took place in Arizona was in 1997, also the first year that a course was offered for Assistants to Infancy practitioners.  It has been far too long and we can’t wait to return!

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AMI-EAA Annual Business Meeting

The annual business meeting will be convened at the Refresher Course. Join your AMI-EAA board as we present highlights of the past year’s activities with Amsterdam, updates of our strategic plan, and our work supporting members.

Please join us for coffee, business, your questions, and socializing at our wonderful Refresher February in Phoenix, AZ.  *Please note that this is no longer a breakfast meeting.