The Association for Moral Education welcomes you.

Ends on November 5, 2017$100.00 - 360.00
$100.00 - 360.00
We look forward to seeing you at AME 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Please note that the conference Early Bird registration ends September 1, 2017, at midnight Eastern Standard Time. Standard prices go into effect September 2, 2017, Eastern Standard Time (EST). If you are presenting, be sure to be registered as soon as possible and no later than October 13, 2017.

Pre-conference workshops begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. We begin the conference Thursday morning, 11/02/2017, and end the conference Saturday evening, 11/04/2017. All registrations for the full conference include an AME membership and one year's subscription to the Journal of Moral Education.

Registration fees are broken into several classifications for the full conference. The first breakdown is REGULAR vs. STUDENT. The full fee is for all countries with the exception of those shown as "lower-income economies" (less than $4,036 GNI per capita which the World Bank classifies as low-income economy or lower middle-income economy categories). The Friday programming will be a particular interest to K-12 educational professionals and there is a one-day “Teacher’s Day” to encourage K-12 teachers to attend.

"CVC" on the credit card information request refers to the Credit Verification Code, a 3 digit security code on the card.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
If you need to cancel, we will assess a 10% fee to cover payment processing expenses. We will not issue refunds of registration fees, though the conference committee may consider making an exception is extreme or emergency circumstances.

Wednesday AM & PM

Berkowitz, M.W. (start TBA, early morning) "National Schools of Character Tour" - Participants will spend a full day visiting two exemplary National Schools of Character, a half day at each.  Participants will tour the schools, meet with school leaders, students, and teachers, and observe specific character education elements.  Lunch and transportation will be provided.  Professor Marvin Berkowitz, Co-Director of the Center for Character and Citizenship and Director of the Leadership Academy in Character Education, will lead the tour. Pick up will be on the Lindell side of the Chase Park Plaza Hotel.

Thursday AM

Four workshops will be held on Thursday morning, starting at 9:00 AM (CST). All workshops will end by 12:00 PM and be held at the Chase Park Plaza Conference Center. Click here for brief descriptions on the AME website. 
  • W.1 P. Ciccone & J. Freiberg (3 hours) - "Restorative Practices and School Climate: A Framework that Fosters High Quality Character Education in a Democratic Context."
  • W.2 R. Gertsen & M. van den Hoven (2 hours) -  "Shaping Phronesis, Executing Moral Authorship: A Wheel to Support Reflection."
  • W.3 K. Marangoni (3 hours) -  "Teaching Social Responsibility through Service-Learning." This workshop includes a service experience at a local food pantry. Participants may either walk or arrange a taxi.
  • W.4 S. Moran (3 hours) - "Designing Educational Ecologies to Develop Youths’ Life Purpose"
Dr. Sharon Lamb's "Sex Education and Sexual Ethics: Workshop and Training Seminar" will be part of the regular conference on Friday, November 3, from 3:00-4:30 pm.

The distinction between REGULAR and STUDENT members provides a lower cost to the latter when it is available. The workshop presenters receive a portion of the fees, assuming all costs are covered. Each preconference workshop must have a minimum of five registrants.

Purpose: Travel Grants are available to assist (1) student presenters who have limited financial resources to present their work, and for (2) faculty members from lower income countries to travel outside their borders to present their work at the upcoming conference. Low-income and lower middle-income economy countries are defined by the World Bank classification.

Please click the link below, complete page 1 and bring page 2 information with you to the conference with your receipts. Open the file with Adobe Viewer (pdf) so that the form fields can be typed (if possible). Email Page 1 of the form to:

Remember to check for your bank's specific information needs if a wire transfer is involved. Thank you.