Southeast Montessori Collective

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 12


  2:00-4:00 pm: Vendor Hall Setup


  4:00-5:45 pm: Vendor Hall, Make and Take areas open


  5:00 pm: Welcome address from JBMA and SEMC

  5:15-5:45 pm: Keynote: The Value of Validation with Christine Lowry


  6:15-7:15 pm: Optional Networking Mingle at host hotel with hors 

  devours, wine and beer.  

Saturday, April 13


  7:00 am: Registration open, visit with vendors

  7:45 am: Welcome remarks


  8:00 am:  Remarks from Daniel Coleman, President of Birmingham-Southern College


  8:30 am: Keynote Address with Kathy Leitch

  9:45-11:15 am: Session 1 workshops

  11:30-1:00 pm: Session 2 workshops

  1:00-1:45 pm:  Boxed Lunch included with conference ticket

  1:45-2:15 pm:  Maria Montessori the Musical performance

  2:30-4:00 pm:  Session 3 workshops

  4:15 pm:  Closing remarks and raffle prizes

  4:00-6:00 pm: Make and Take, Vendor Hall open

Sunday, April 14


  8:00-9:00 am:  Optional vendors, Make and Take open

  9:00-12:00 pm:  Add-on workshops with

                        Tammy Oesting, Christine Lowry

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Bridging Past and Present

April 13, 2019

Birmingham, Alabama

thanks to host school

Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy

Friday 4/12: Keynote & Networking Mingle

Saturday 4/13:  Keynote & Main Conference Event

Sunday 4/14: Add-on Workshops

Proudly Sponsored By:

Networking and Events for Montessori Advocates




 keynote speaker 
Kathy Leitch

          School founder, teacher trainer, consultant 

          and Executive Director of the International       

     Montessori Council, with anticipated keynote address 

         “Montessori, Mindfulness, and Neuroscience…

   what do they have in common and why does it matter?”