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MANS 2018 Education Conference & Expo 

Inspiring Educators with Passion and Purpose

October 18-19, 2018
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel & DeVos Place - Grand Rapids, MI


The MANS Education Conference and Expo brings together school leaders, teachers and staff from member schools across the state. Enjoy two days of professional development, sharing with colleagues, and the unique opportunity for fellowship with the Catholic, Lutheran Schools - Missouri Synod and Christian Schools International communities in Michigan.

This premier event is the only one in Michigan to gather together faith-based educators with a commitment to Christian mission and excellence in education.

Registration opens April 2018!

Call for Presenters!

While networking, fellowship, the expo and keynote speakers rank highly among reasons for attending the MANS Education Conference and Expo, quality programming is the foundation of our conference. We invite you to propose a session/s that help us create a robust and well-balanced program that focuses on topics that MANS member educators value and require in their professional roles.

You can submit your presentation easily using our online submission form.


Important Dates:
  • December 1 - Call for Presenters opens
  • February 1 - Submission deadline
  • April - Presenters notified about proposal selections
  • April - Conference registration opens 
  • June - Presenters notified when their session is scheduled
  • July - Early Bird Registration ends 
  • October 18-19, 2018 -- MANS Education Conference and Expo


There is a block of rooms reserved at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel for conference attendees.

Room choices are King or Double Queen at the rate of $159.00 per night plus applicable taxes and fees.

To reserve a room, please click here, or you may call their reservations desk at 800.253.3590 or 616.776.6450 and tell them you are making reservations with the MANS - Michigan Association of Non-public Schools block of rooms. Please call one of these two numbers to receive the room block rate!

Cutoff date for reserving rooms in this room block is September 16, 2018.

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