Impacting the future of Developmental Education in Michigan.The MDEC October 2017 Conference will be held at Delta College in Bay City October 12-13!
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Dr. Daniel T. Willingham, MDEC Fall 2017 Conference Keynote Speaker

MDEC is currently accepting break-out session proposals for the Fall 2017 conference, Fostering Self-Regulated Learning with Research-Based Best Practices, to be held October 12-13, 2017, at the Delta College Planetarium in Bay City, Michigan. Regular attendees for the conference will have until Oct. 1st to get a discount.

MDEC is pleased to announce that the upcoming conference will feature keynote speaker, Daniel T. Willingham, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Virginia, and best-selling author of Why Don’t Students Like School? If you have not yet had a chance to read Dr. Willingham’s research, please take a moment to peruse it here.

NADE Accreditation: The Right Decision for the Current Time

MDEC supports NADE Accreditation and has tentatively scheduled an institute at the October 2017 MDEC Conference for Thursday, October 12, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. In order for the institute to run, MDEC must have a minimum of 12 participants, and the cost to each participant is approximately $250. If you are interested in attending the institute, please contact MDEC President, Alex Goudas by email at:

MDEC 2017 was held at Kalamazoo Valley CC from March 23-24, 2017. Click here for more details, and click here to see pictures.

MDEC was pleased to feature keynote speaker, Dr. Stephen D. Brookfield. Dr. Brookfield presented “Creating Classrooms to Foster Survival & Success.”