Annual Conference: May 4-5, 2017, The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, Maryland


Schedule of Events for May 4 and 5

Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 4

7:30 am                         Registration Opens                          Main Hallway/

Exhibits Open                                   Exhibit Area

7:30 – 8:30 am              Continental Breakfast                       Main Hallway

8:30 – 9:15 am              Opening Remarks/Awards               Auditorium

Student Awards

Volunteer Award

Scholarship/Grant Awards

9:30 – 10:30 am            Workshops Session #1                      Breakout Rooms

10:45 – 11:45 am          Workshops Session #2                      Breakout Rooms

12:00 – 1:00 pm            Lunch                                                Lunch Room

1:15 — 2:00                   Special Guest: Terry Gilleland, Jr      Auditorium

Professional Awards                         Auditorium

2:00 – 3:30 pm              Keynote: Jayme Adelson-Goldstein  Auditorium

3:30 – 3:45 pm              Afternoon Break                               Main Hallway

3:45 – 4:45 pm              Workshops Session #3                   Breakout Rooms


Friday, May 5


7:30 am                         Registration Opens                          Main Hallway/

Exhibits Open                                   Exhibit Area

7:30 – 8:45 am              Continental Breakfast                       Main Hallway

8:45 – 9:45 am              Workshops Session #4                    Breakout Rooms

10:00 – 11:00 am           Workshops Session #5                    Breakout Rooms

11:15 am – 12:15 pm    Workshops Session #6                     Breakout Rooms

12:30 – 2:00 pm            Lunch                                               Lunchroom

President’s Award

Annual Membership Meeting

Door Prizes



Thank you Sponsors!


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Copper Level Sponsor

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School

GED Testing Serivce




This is the informational page for the Conference.   To make a credit card payment, please visit the Conference Payment Options – 2017 page.  To Register and pay  online, please fill out the 2017 Conference Registration Form for PayPal Users and make your PayPal payment to complete the Registration process.    If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Laurie Askins, 240-725-5466 or


Attn:  The Maritime Institute Hotel Rooms are booked.  We have obtained a block of rooms at the Hyatt Place BWI Airport for our MAACCE Conference participants.  Please use code G-MAAC when making reservations.   We have a special rate – $125/night + tax.  See link:




MAACCE conference registration is now open!  Come out and Chart a New Course and this year’s conference.  View and download the Registration Form here (pdf).   Word document.  Registration Cost Info:

REGISTRATION FEES:                             Early               Advanced            Regular/On-site

   (Postmarked by date shown)               (3/23/17)             (4/13/17)                (after 4/13/17)


Full Conference:

Member*                                                     $145                   $165                        $185

Nonmember                                               $205                   $225                        $245

Full-Time Student **                                    $75                     $75                          $75

One Day: ¨ May 4 or ¨ May 5                          

Member                                                     $110                   $125                        $140

Nonmember                                              $150                   $170                        $180


List of Workshops (NEW Post)


See our Workshop Schedule.


Keynote Announcement


Jayme Adelson-Goldstein will be our keynote speaker at the conference this year!  See Jayme’s bio here.


Keynote Description:

Rigor, Relevance, and Respect: 21st Century Adult Instruction

Our adult learners face numerous obstacles outside our classroom walls. Inside those walls the struggle continues. We do everything in our power to insure learners can gain control (if not complete mastery) of the course content needed to overcome their obstacles. The ability to persist in the struggle to learn, however, does not reside in our power, but in our learners’. That persistence relies heavily on learners’ recognition of their own abilities, their willingness to take risks, and their belief in future possibilities.

This interactive talk, infused with a lighthearted and reflective approach, considers how our learners can acknowledge, define and expand their abilities, creating new possibilities for themselves within and beyond the walls of the classroom. The speaker shares five key concepts of 21st century adult instruction:

rigor,                     reflection,                           relevance,                  reciprocity,                   and  responsibility

Each concept is seen through a variety of lenses, including curriculum, instructional strategies, learner tasks, and assessment.




Thank you for submitting proposals.  Submit your proposalLink to Google Form Submittal here.





List of Vendors


MAACCE is seeking Vendors to participate at our Annual Conference.   View the Call for Vendors here.   *Updated form – 2 tables for $500!

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