2016 SCMA Conference
October 14 – October 15, 2016
Conference Registration Begins August 2016!
SCMA Welcomes 2016 Conference Keynote Speaker
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone will the SCMA featured Keynote Speaker on Saturday, October 15th!
South Carolina Montessori Alliance
16th Annual SCMA Conference
The Montessori Guide: Teaching with Spirit
Registration Begins August 2016
KEYNOTE SPEAKER PREVIEW!!
SCMA Conference Welcomes
Dr. Linda Karges-Bone
as the 16th Annual Conference Keynote Speaker
The SCMA is delighted to welcome Dr. Linda Karges-Bone as the 2016 Conference Keynote Speaker. Dr. Bone is a popular keynote speaker at state and national conferences, including the National Title 1 Conference (five years running) and the National Differentiated Education Conference. Dr. Karges-Bone combines humor with the latest in brain-based research to deliver uniquely entertaining, enlightening presentations. Dr. Karges-Bone is the author of 34 books on parenting and education. Her most recent book, Rich Brain, Poor Brain: Bridging Social and Synaptic Gaps in Schools, has captured the attention of educators nationwide and is a best-seller in the field.
A Distinguished Professor of Education with 28 years of experience preparing future teachers, Dr. Karges-Bone travels nationwide and is available to speak at conferences, professional development workshops, banquets and dinners, and school events.
Picture and biographical information originated from the “Education Insite” website at http://www.educationinsite.com/
South Carolina Montessori Alliance Annual Conference
October 14 – 15, 2016
Lexington Four Early Childcare Center | Swansea, SC
Registration Begins August 2016!
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The SCMA has blocked a group of rooms at a discounted rate for the SCMA Conference.
10 McSwain Drive
West Columbia, S.C. 29169
The price is $109 +tax for 2 double beds
Contact Phone: 803 – 391 – 4000 Please note, this rate is not available online or using the 1800 Reservations Service. Please contact the local hotel directly to reserve a room.
Holiday Inn & Suites Columbia-Airport to Early Childhood Center & Sandhills Elementary School
Country Inn and Suites
Country Inn and Suites to Lexington Four Early Childhood Center
to 14.1 mi. About 19 mins
|1.||Head northeast on Airport Blvd toward Tarrytown Ln||0.2 mi|
|2.||Turn right at Tarrytown Ln (signs for I-26 E/Charleston)||315 ft|
|3.||Merge onto I-26 E via the ramp on the left to Charleston||1.6 mi|
|4.||Take exit 115 for US-21/US-176/US-321 toward Gaston/Cayce||0.3 mi|
|5.||Turn right onto US-176 S/US-21 S/US-321 S (signs for Gaston/Swansea)Continue to follow US-321 S||11.7 mi|
|6.||Turn left onto Lewis Rast RdDestination will be on the left||0.2 mi|
We are looking for anyone interested in joining the SCMA Conference as a Presenter this year. It is a wonderful opportunity to share your knowledge, expertise and experience with fellow Montessorians!
WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO CONSIDER PRESENTING AT THE CONFERENCE IF YOU HAVE
- Expertise directly related to the conference theme.
- If you have insights and experience in the needs and interests of Montessori teaching, curriculum, childcare, STEM, or any other ideas that will benefit the Montessori community.
If you are interested in being considered as a presenter, please complete the Presenter Form. As a presenter, your conference fee will be waived.
All Proposals Must Be Submitted By July 15, 2016