American Montessori Society


Playa del Carmen, Mexico

January 12-15, 2018

The AMS Winter Retreat for School Administrators is a unique opportunity to spend an inspired holiday weekend exploring topics of relevance and interest with renowned leaders in the educational field while relaxing with Montessori friends and colleagues in a beautiful location.

This year’s retreat will take place at the beautiful "Ocean Riviera Paradise" in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The resort is about 40 minutes from the airport. The event is open to heads of schools & those aspiring to leadership positions. We hope you will join us to connect, network and grow!


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 This Years Speaker: Jennifer Bryan, Ph.D.

The topic will be "The Impact of Gender & Sexuality on Every Aspect of School Life"

Resort & Area Information

This new all inclusive resort is located on the seafront in the Playa del Carmen area of the Riviera Maya. It boasts 5 spectacular swimming pools, a wide variety of cuisine within it's 10 restaurants & 11 bars, a Spa Centre, a Dive It! Centre and a great choice of entertainment for the whole family including a theatre, night club & bowling alley. 

Savor every moment with a wide variety of restaurants, premium cocktails, pampering in their world-class spa, endless daytime and nighttime activities and much more.


Rates are per person and ALL INCLUSIVE (all meals, snacks & beverages). The package also includes your stay in a resort view room, in room safety deposit box, Friday night private function, travel insurance, taxes, fees, airport and hotel meet-and-greet service, roundtrip ground transportation between the airport and the Ocean Riviera Paradise and more.





Early Bird (through October 1)

Regular (October 2 – November 15)

Early Bird (through October 1)

Regular (October 2 – November 15)

3 Nights   $1,225 $1,375 $910 $1,060
4 Nights   $1,565 $1,715 $1,135 $1,285
5 Nights   $1,905 $2,055 $1,360 $1,510


Additional Nights and Upgraded Rooms are available upon request.

Additional AMS REGISTRATION FEES: Early Bird AMS Member $305, Non-Member $385. After Early Bird AMS Member $345, Non Member $430 

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 Once packages are confirmed and Invoiced they are

non-refundable and non- transferable, as are your retreat registration fees.

For clarification contact Global Travel Partners.

All reservations including Hotel & Retreat registration must be made through GLOBAL TRAVEL PARTNERS.

Patricia Frederick 847.669.6600 or

Program information: Sara Wilson, Director of School Accreditation.