To ensure this, MANS partners with our stakeholders to provider professional learning experiences that meet the needs of nonpublic school educators and impact organizational and classroom practices. Whether through assistance with local events, coordination of continuing education credits or through specialized professional development events, you can count on MANS to represent the needs of non-public educators.

Signature Events

MANS Education Conference and Expo

This event is the premiere event for non-public school administrators, teachers and stakeholders. With keynote speakers, 100+ workshops, educational excursions and in-depth institutes this conference is certain to meet the diverse learning needs of our membership. MANS issues a Call for Presenters nearly one year in advance allowing educators to submit proposals to present a workshop.

MANS Administrator’s Conference

At this event, non-public school administrators meet for fellowship, development and critical networking. Join us every other fall “north of 45” for two days focused on the leaders of non-public schools. You won’t regret the time you spend with your peers from across the state.

Public Policy Day

Meet with other school leaders in Lansing every March for sessions addressing state and federal policies that impact Michigan’s non-public schools. Participants will participate in legislative visits to help build relationships and understanding of the value non-public schools play in our local communities. Come see why 100% of past participants said they would recommend this event to their colleagues.

School Law Day

School Law Day is annual event meant to help school administrators understand how state and federal policies play out in their schools. Legal experts will help you anticipate the legal implications inherent in your school policies.

Technology Gathering

Join us in December for fun exploration of educational technology presented from the lens of the non-public schools. Hear from the areas ed tech experts and be prepared to share your insights and challenges as it relates to using technology in teaching and learning.

Additional Events

In addition to our signature events, look for other events throughout the year meant to address the learning needs of MANS diverse membership.

State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs)

To ensure teachers are maintaining their required certification, MANS is happy to serve as your host for SCECHs. For more information or to request materials for:

  • School committees
  • PD
  • Accreditation Site Visits
  • Mentoring

Please contact Shelley Long at or 517-372-0012.

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