Our upcoming Professional Development Opportunities are listed below!

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Professional Development and Membership!

Many professional development opportunities are included as a part of MACAE membership. That is a great savings to members! Non members pay a nominal fee. You can learn more about MACAE Membership by visiting our membership page.

Are you looking for past MACAE Professional Development Opportunities:

Are you looking for SCECHS? Are you looking to continue learning more about adult, alternative, community education and integrated education and training? MACAE has created the opportunity to view past professional development opportunities at no charge to members. We will have our past virtual webinars from this year. You can still apply for and receive SCECHs through May 31, 2024. It’s easy, all you do is register on our website and look for the ‘Past MACAE 2023-24 Professional Development Offerings’, select which one you’d like to view and then we will email you the video. You can see a complete listing and register at our website here.



MACAE 40th Anniversary Annual Fall Conference: October 15-18, 2023

Michigan Adult, Community, and Alternative Education (MACAE) Conference

Sunday, October 15, 2023- Wednesday, October 18, 2023

General Attendee Information

The Michigan Adult, Community and Alternative Education (MACAE) Association is excited to announce its Fall 2023 Fortieth Anniversary Annual Conference! The Fall Conference is scheduled for Monday-Wednesday, October 15-18, 2023.  This year’s theme celebrates our growth, innovation in investment in Michigan as the leading voice for before and after school community education enrichment, alternative and flexible learning options and adult education and integrated education and training.

Registration is now live on our website at www.macae.org!

Member Cost: $425

Non Member Cost: $475

WIOA Only Provider or Partner/Literacy Provider/Community Education Program: $250

Alumni: $150

Conference Location: 

Lansing Center

333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan (MI) 48933

Located at the historic Lansing Center, our conference will sit in the heart of Lansing, just steps from the seat of government!

Hotel Accommodations: (Connected to the conference venue via walkway)

Double Tree Lansing (formerly Radisson Lansing)

111 N. Grand Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933

Conference At a Glance: 

The Conference At a Glance Schedule is available. 2023 MACAE Conference at a Glance

Call for Presentations: 

We are now accepting presentation requests.  Please complete this form if you are interested in presenting at the conference.

Award Nominations: 

MACAE Award Nominations are being accepted. Please complete the form here.

Call for Exhibitors and Sponsors

We are seeking exhibitors and sponsors to play an integral part of  our annual conference!

Please see our attached information to get started. 2023 MACAE Fall Conference Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities

You can also register here today.

As an exhibitor or sponsor you will be able to interact with participants and have an opportunity to b and pre involved in different opportunities and present.

For your assistance, Patrick Brown, MACAE Executive Director will be your liaison before, during, and after the conference. Please contact him with questions or concerns at macaeoutreach@gmail.com.