Southeast Montessori Collective

Conference Schedule

Friday, April 12



  4:00-5:45 pm: Vendor Hall open: Gym

                        Make and Take open: UE Science


  5:00 pm: Welcome address from JBMA and SEMC: Gym

  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: Gym

                Visit with vendors 

                Make & Take 

  7:45 am: Welcome remarks


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


  8:30 am: Keynote Address with Tammy Oesting

  9:45-11:15 am: Session 1 workshops

  Nature's Adaptations with Tammy Oesting: UE Language

​  Eat, Play, Read with Jana Morgan Herman:  LE #3

  Open Your World with Cristina Valente: LE #2

  11:30-1:00 pm:Session 2 workshops

  Renew, Refresh, Revive with Christine Lowry (replacing Kathy Leitch's

   All Stressed Out workshop): LE #3

  Field Study Experience with Kate Chamberlain: Middle School

  One World for a Better World with Deepa Shreekumar: UE Language

  Homeschooling the Montessori Way with Maria Burke:cancelled

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

     1:15-1:45: Advocacy Lunch and Learn with Christine 

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

  2:30-4:00 pm: Session 3 workshops

  An Inclusive Classroom using MTSS with Christine Lowry: LE #3

  Creating Balance in the Age of Technology with Jana Morgan Herman: Middle School

​  Print and Cursive Writing with Susan Scheibenzuber: LE #2

  Introducing a Second Language with Rachel Kincaid: UE Language

4:15 pm:  Closing remarks and raffle prizes: Gym

  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 

     Assistant and Support Staff Training with Tammy Oesting: LE #3 

     Supporting All Students with MTSS with Christine Lowry: UE Language

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Bridging Past and Present

April 13, 2019

Birmingham, Alabama

thanks to host school

Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy

and host hotel

Hampton Inn and Suites Pelham

Friday 4/12: Keynote & Networking Mingle

Saturday 4/13:  Keynote & Main Conference Event

Sunday 4/14: Add-on Workshops

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