2024 Schools Summit Schedule at a Glance

Explore the general schedule for the AMTA 2024 Schools Summit.

Thursday, February 1

8am: Registration, Check-In and Explore Exhibits

9am: Welcome Remarks

9:15am: Keynote: The Science of Learning: Understanding the Brain to Transform Teaching
Speaker: Heather Ashley Hayes, PhD

10:45am: Break and Explore Exhibits

11:15am: Best Practices for Keeping Your Course Content Fresh and Current
Speaker: Pete Whitridge

12:15pm: Networking Lunch and Explore Exhibits

1:45pm: Beyond the Textbook: Active Learning for Long-Term Retention
Speaker: Donna Schriver

2:45pm: Break and Explore Exhibits

3:15pm: Mentoring Faculty, Staff and Students
Speaker: Jeffrey Montoya

4:15pm: Promoting Collegiality in the Classroom
Speaker: Christopher Deery

5:15pm: Opening Night Reception

Friday, February 2

8am: Morning Coffee and Explore Exhibits

9am: AMTA 2024 Massage Profession Research Report
Speakers: Winona Bontrager, Demara Stamler

10:30am: Break and Explore Exhibits

11am: Admissions, Retention, and Student Support: Optimizing Limited Resources in Your School
Speaker: Michelle Cordero

12pm: Networking Lunch and Explore Exhibits

1:30pm: Building Connections to Support Success in Massage Therapy Graduates
Speaker: Lurana Bain

2:30pm: Closing Panel: Marketing Your Program and Attracting Students
Speakers: Selene Del Valle, Tiffany Hemrick, Jeffrey Shuman

3:30pm: Closing Remarks

Please note: Schedule is subject to change.

Register for Schools Summit

The AMTA Schools Summit is the premier face-to-face event and connects you with other massage school educators and administrators so you can learn together.  

Online registration is now closed. Please contact your schools team at 847-905-1674 to register. Onsite registration will also be available. 

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