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CANCELLATION POLICY: registrants agree to payment in full for all registration fees unless canceled by September 30, 2022. All cancellation requests must be in writing via regular mail or email and sent to MANS, 510 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing MI 48933 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All cancellations are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.
Sponsor & Exhibitor Information
The Michigan Association of Non-public Schools (MANS) is celebrating 50 years of service to Michigan’s nonpublic schools culminating with the MANS Education Conference and Expo in Lansing, Michigan. With more than 2,000 educators in attendance, this conference is an excellent opportunity to share products and services with Michigan’s nonpublic school leaders, teachers, and administrative support personnel.
Thank you to our Premier Sponsors for the MANS 2022 Education Conference & Expo!
Thank you to our Gold Sponsors for the MANS 2022 Education Conference & Expo!
Thank you to our Silver Sponsors for the MANS 2022 Education Conference & Expo!
MANS is excited to announce Friday Keynote Speaker Sheri Wohlfert!
Join us at the conference on Friday, November 4 to hear from Sheri Wohlfert, the 2018 Teacher of the Year Award recipient and teacher, mother, and blogger of joyfulwords.org.
- Wednesday, November 2 – Early registration from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. followed by the Zylstra Award Dinner, a private event for MANS Board of Directors, committee members, awardees and their invitees only. All others may enjoy the Lansing area and many dining options!
- Thursday, November 3 – Gerry Brooks keynote, breakout sessions and excursions and evening activities.
- Friday, November 4 – 5K run, Sheri Wohlfert keynote and devotions, and breakout sessions.
- Registration fee: $250 per person (with additional fees for boxed lunches, excursions, 5k, and optional activities)
For the first time in the history of the Education Conference & Expo, the conference will be held in at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing, MI! There will also be breakout sessions held at the Radisson.
Mobile Application and SCECHs
Look for the mobile app coming soon! You will be able to use the mobile app to chat with other attendees, choose your sessions, and this year, you are able to use the mobile app to track your SCECHs and this will serve as your SCECH application. You will NOT have to stand in line to turn in a SCECH application. Just track in your mobile app and the information will be uploaded into MOECS shortly after the conference is over (please allow for up to 30 days). For folks that don’t have a smart phone or tablet and are not able to use the mobile app, there will be a Google online SCECH application available after the conference is over.
7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
11:45 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
1:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
November 3, 2022
Exhibit Hall Open
Opening Welcome and Introductions
Opening Keynote – Gerry Brooks
Session Block One
Excursion Block One
Session Block Two
Lunch and Sessions continue
Session Block Three
Excursion Block Two
Session Block Four
Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:00 a.m. to Noon
8:00 a.m. Worship
8:30 a.m. Worship
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
November 4, 2022
Catholic Holy Mass – St. Mary Cathedral
Exhibit Hall Open
Welcome Music & Welcome Back
Keynote – Sheri Wohlfert
Session Block Five
Session Block Six
Session Block Seven
Overflow Room Blocks
There are many overflow room blocks to choose from, all within a short drive of downtown Lansing.
Fairfield by Marriott at Eastwood Towne Center has double queen rooms. Call 517.374.6500 or click here for online booking and mention group code MANS. Room rate is $129 per night plus applicable taxes.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, East Lansing has king and double queen rooms. Call 517.333.0300 and mention MANS Education Conference & Expo 2022 overflow. Room rate is $119 per night plus applicable taxes.
Courtyard by Marriott on Lake Lansing Road has many rooms available. Call 517.482.0500 and mention group code MAN or click here for online booking. Room rate is $119 per night plus applicable taxes.
Quality Suites in Lansing has king or double rooms. Call 517.886.0600 today! Room rate is $85 per night plus applicable taxes.
Hampton Inn East Lansing has king w/sofa pullout and double queen rooms. Call 517.324.2072 today! Room rate is $134 per night plus applicable taxes.
Homewood Suites by Hilton at Eastwood Towne Center has king studio suites w/fold-out sleeper sofas. Call 517-882-2000 or use group code MAN to book online. Room rate is $139 per night plus applicable taxes.
Crowne Plaza Lansing West has standard rooms available with single or double occupancy. Call 877.322.5544 or use this booking link and enter group code MEC. Rates are $144 per night plus applicable taxes.
There is ample parking (approximately 360 spots) underneath the Lansing Center at a cost of $10/day.
For those staying at the Radisson, they have a parking garage located right next to their hotel. For those staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Lansing, they have parking located behind their hotel. Both properties have a daily parking fee.
Restaurants close to the Lansing Center include the following:
- The Nuthouse
- Midtown Brewing
- Cottage Inn & Domino’s Pizza
- Firehouse Subs
- Jalapeno’s Mexican Restaurante (limited seating)
- Grand Traverse Pie Company
- Jimmy John’s
- Kewpee’s Sandwich Shop
- Side Car Slider Bar
- And more!