MACAE Virtual Fall Conference 2020: In It Together

Thursday-Friday, November 5-6, 2020

Virtual Zoom Conference: This year we are proud to host this event through the Whova App!

Already registered and looking for technical assistance?  

Check out the Whova Guides link under the ‘Resources’ tab on the conference website or watch this video from MACAE, click here

For day of technical assistance, please contact:
Judy Walker, MACAE Secretary, macaeoffice@gmail.com or 517-492-1367
Collin Gabriel, Kent ISD Technical Support, collingabriel@kentisd.org or 616-447–4925. 

Registration Links: 

Conference Attendee Registration Link: Online registration is now closed. If you are interested in still attending the conference please call Judy Walker, MACAE Secretary directly at 517-492-1367.

Exhibitor Registration Link: Online registration is now closed.

Conference Overview: 

MACAE is excited to announce its Fall Virtual Conference 2020: In it Together on Thursday-Friday, November 5-6, 2020! A special pre-conference kickoff will take place November 4th.   

We are looking forward to offering you high-quality content and presentations with opportunities for you to still network and socialize with others!  Conference sessions and presentations will focus on the areas of adult education best practices, alternative education innovative ideas, family literacy, integrated workforce, social justice and equity, program growth and leadership, digital and distance learning, instructional strategies and more!  We are taking great care to develop a conference app that will be easy-to-navigate and user friendly! 

Conference App: Whova

We are so proud to partner with Whova to be able to bring you this virtual conference platform!  Upon registration, you will be invited to download the Whova app on your phone and access the conference website on your laptop.  This will help you create  a profile and navigate the conference application.  You’ll be able to chat with other attendees, see all the available sessions, join the social networking events and also visit the Exhibitor hall!

Conference Presentations and Sessions: 

Our conference days will run from 8:30am-4:30pm each day!  This is a great opportunity for you to plug unto your day and take advantage of high quality sessions.

Conference Costs: Conference Attendee Registration Link: Online registration is now closed. If you are interested in still attending the conference please call Judy Walker, MACAE Secretary directly at 517-492-1367.

Member Cost: $200 for Members or $650 for four

NonMember Cost: $275/person

Professional Development Hours: 

12-13 SCECHs Approved

Special Events: More information to come! 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020: MACAE Family Feud Event at 7:00pm

Thursday, November 5, 2020: MACAE Spelling Bee at 7:00pm

Keynote Speakers: 

David Rowell, Parity Author and Facilitator, Thursday Morning Keynote Speaker

Meghan McBride, Georgia Piedmont Technical College Vice President for Adult Education, Friday Morning Keynote Speaker

2020 MACAE Annual Awards:

Please take some time to recognize the outstanding Community and Adult, Alternative Educators and Workforce Development Professionals in your area. The MACAE Annual Awards program at Fall Conference, November 5th and 6th is a great opportunity to turn the spotlight on the great work of our members and the people who support them.

Thursday, November 5, 2020: MACAE Annual Awards Celebration at 6:15pm

Exhibitor Information: Exhibitor Registration Link: Registration is now closed.  Thank you so much for your interest!  Join us in May 2021 for more information on our Spring Institute.  Please contact Patrick Brown at macaeoutreach@gmail.com 

Our virtual vendor hall will give attendees the chance to interact with vendors for adult, alternative, community education or workforce development resources and tools!