For over 40 years, the Michigan Association of Adult & Community Education (MACAE), has represented the administrators, teachers and supporters of Community Education in the State of Michigan. During those years, we have seen many changes in the field and have experienced many changes in our organization. There have been times of plenty and leaner periods where schools and other community agencies have faced economic uncertainty.
MACAE is proud to have come through some interesting time in the last few years and feel we are on the brink of reestablishing ourselves in a leadership role in adult education, alternative education, pre-school and early childhood education and enrichment and recreation in our state. We can best do that by continuing to grow and expand our membership. We can do that best if you join our efforts.
Please consider becoming a MACAE member or returning to MACAE with your membership. We believe you will find an organization made up of very dedicated professionals who share a belief system that leads to community improvement and empowerment. Call us at 517-492-1367 for more information.
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- Annual Legislative Day
- Grassroots Training
- Membership-Driven Legislative Platform
- Legislative Testimony
- Membership Representation
- State Board of Education
- Michigan Department of Education (MDE)
- Council for Labor & Economic Growth
- Michigan Dept. of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG)
- Michigan Legislature
- U. S. Congress
- Michigan After School Partnership Steering Committee (MASP)
- Shared Youth Vision Partnership (SYVP)
- Timely Updates
- Issue Analyses
- Bill Tracking
- Timely Teleconference Issue Discussions
- Fall Conference
- Membership Discounts
- All Professional Development Offerings
- Special Events
- Fall Conference Registration
- Auto and Home Insurance
- Staff Health Insurance Options - coming soon!
Annual Voting Privileges
- Nominate Candidates for MACAE Board and Officers
- Vote for Regional Representative to MACAE Board
- Vote for President, Vice President and Member-At-Large Candidates
- Vote on MACAE By-Law Changes
Annual Membership Recognition
- Nominate Fellow Member Programs for Annual Program of the Year
- Nominate Fellow Members for Annual Director of the Year
- Participate in Annual Award Ceremony at Fall Conference
- Appointments to Key State-Level Workgroups
Advisory Groups (Monthly Meetings with Peers and State Leaders)
- Early Childhood & Childcare
- Alternative Education
- Adult Education, Literacy & ESL
- Enrichment, Recreation and Before/Afterschool
Networking with Peers, State & Federal Leadership
Timely Info & Publications
Membership Survey Findings
- Current Issues
- Programs & Practices
Full-Time Staff Expertise & Troubleshooting Support
Website/ Discussion Groups/Resources
State Partnerships & Collaborations