2022 AIMS Conference Call for Proposals

  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • 11:30 AM
  • Saturday, October 23, 2021
  • 11:59 PM

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We are excited to be opening our Call for Proposals for the 2022 AIMS Conference, Horizons of Hope . The conference will take place on Friday, February 25th and Saturday, February 26th, with in-person and virtual options, as well as exhibit hall, planned to be held at Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois. Share your expertise with the broader Montessori community – we are excited to hear and learn from your experiences!
 
The deadline for submitting proposals is Saturday, October 23, 11:59 PM (CST).

Please click on the Submit Your Proposal button at the bottom of this email to begin the process.


Rules of Participation: We value diversity and want the 2022 AIMS Conference to represent a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and ideas that is reflective of our AIMS membership.

  • Proposal presenter(s) must be willing to participate in-person or virtually.
  • Proposal presenter(s) must be willing to plan a 75 minute presentation (inclusive of 15 minutes for attendee questions).
  • Proposal presenter(s) selecting to present virtually must be available to be live and recorded on the specific day of their presentation at the AIMS Conference.
  • Each accepted proposal admits the presenter(s) to the AIMS Conference.
  • AIMS Conference may not be used to sell products or services.
  • AIMS Conference may not be used for commercial purposes.

 

Qualifications for Workshop Proposals

  • Main Presenter  must have experience as a presenter (e.g., at a conference, in a university setting, etc.). Maximum of 3 presenters.
  • Presentation types: Traditional Presentation, Workshop, Panel.
  • For topics related to Montessori curriculum : Credential at level of target audience (Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, etc.) and minimum of 5 years of experience in a Montessori classroom at this level.
  • For topics related to administration:  Minimum of 5 years of experience as an administrator in a Montessori school, an administrator/instructor in a teacher education program, or a professional on the topic.
  • For workshops on theory and/or information related to specialized fields:  Appropriate degree and minimum of 5 years of experience in the topic field.