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ACGM 2017 in San Diego

June 14 – 18

“Nature Does Not Work in Parts, but as a Whole”

Coronado BridgeACGM 2017 will be held in San Diego, "America's Finest City", on June 14 - 18, 2017 at the beautiful Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley Hotel.


This year's theme is: "Nature Does Not Work in Parts, but as a Whole"

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located in the Mission Valley section of the city, and offers lots of things to do!


Click here to view schedule, and register onsite at the ACGM

2017 AGM Meeting Materials

Online Proxy Form

Online Ballot Form

The Committee is putting together a fantastic program that includes sunrise activities, excellent speakers, a dance party and more. Program highlights include sunrise activities and private lessons with Steven Shaw, plenary talks with Ted Dimon and Stephen Parker on the emerging field of psychophysical education and integrating the AT into music education respectively.

Who else will be there? Here is the list of other teachers presenting workshops, small groups, and private lessons for the 2017 ACGM (in alphabetical order):

Mona Al-Kazemi, Beret Arcaya, Malcolm Balk, Sarah Barker, John Baron, Evangeline Benedetti, Bill Benham, Pamela Blanc, Carol Boggs, Ed Bouchard, Robert Britton, Rose Bronec, Julia Caulder, Susan Cohen, Mary Derbyshire, Karen DeWig, Nada Diachenko, Ted Dimon, Matthew Dubroff, Rome Earle, Lisa First, Dr. Jean Fox, Michael Frederick, Caitlin Freeman, Ari Gil, Sydney Harris, Jane Heirich, Rachel Hillmer, Dominique Jacques, Elizabeth Johnson,  Barbara Kent, Laura Klein, Sumi Komo, Aik Hooi Lee,  Brooke Lieb, George Lister, Babette Markus, Frances Marsden, Gabriella Minnes Brandes, Kathryn Miranda, Lindsay Newitter, Daria Okugawa, Alice Olsher, Karen Oosterbaan, Stephen Parker, Giora Pinkas, Laurel Podulke-Smith, Imogen Ragone, Claire Rechnitzer, Elizabeth Reese, Phyllis Richmond, Robert Rickover, Rebecca Robbins,  Frances Robertson, Ann Rodiger, Ruth Rootberg, Renee Schneider, Shulamit Sendowski, Steven Shaw, Mara Sokolsky, Allyna Steinberg, Pyeng Threadgrill, Luc Vanier, and Nanette Walsh.



This year we are highlighting many of AmSAT's seasoned teachers 



Crowne Plaza poolAccommodations will be provided by the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Bring your bathing suit; there is a heated outdoor pool. Reservations are no longer being accepted at our special ACGM rate. 

 Room Sharing requestsStill need a place to stay? If you are interested in sharing a hotel room during the ACGM, use the Community Forum topic to find a roommate!



Here is the list of items for our Silent Auction - remember, this year’s Auction proceeds will support the Research Fund.


Birds of a Feather Table Topics:

Birds of a Feather will take place in The Islands Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza, where you can order your own lunch and join a group chat. We will have 4 topic tables this year on Friday: 

  • Teacher Competency Assessment – with Carol Boggs & Ann Rodiger, discussion facilitators
  • "Though this be madness, yet there is method in't: Teaching the Alexander Technigue in groups, private lessons and university programs" (CATPA) - with Kelley Schoger, discussion facilitator
  • Teaching the Principles - with Pamela Blanc, discussion facilitator
  • Training Standards and Course Requirements - with the TSCRC facilitating


 Looking for things to do in San Diego?   The registration site has lots of information about the area.


Mobile App is now available! Click here for instructions on using our 2017 ACGM App.



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