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4th Annual Math Conference
October 22, 2018

Lansing Community College
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79th Annual
March 6-8, 2019
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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MCEC 78th Annual Conference

2018 Conference Program

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • Across the country, districts and schools are struggling to meet the growing demand for qualified teachers. There are some subjects—such as mathematics, science, and special education—in which nearly every state is experiencing a teacher shortage. The cost of high-quality preparation is a significant obstacle to entering the teaching profession. Although research finds an association between teachers’ level of preparation and both their effectiveness and their likelihood of remaining in the profession, the cost of preparation is increasingly difficult for candidates to afford. To overcome such barriers, at least 40 states have established service scholarship and loan forgiveness programs as a...


Engage with Education Policy Makers

 MCEC held a special presentation on how to find a way to ensure your perspective is heard by engaging with legislators and policy makers at every level. We encourage you to engage with education policy makers this summer; it it easier than you may think! Take a look at the recorded webinar.

2018-2019 MCEC Board

Our 2018-19 Michigan CEC Board Members – looking forward to a great year!

MCEC President Newsletter

Beginning in September, 2018 all MCEC members will start to receive an electronic newsletter from our President, Nichole Moore. Please look for the newsletter in your email or view the current newsletter here.



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Tool of the Week

  • Closing the Deal

    We all seek closure in important aspects of our lives—why not algebra? Student learning will benefit if you take a few minutes at the end of each algebra lesson to close the deal. Do students understand the purpose of the lesson? Do they have a sense of how it will lead to the next lesson? ...