The Delta College Planetarium, site of the 2017 fall conference.

MDEC’s Fall 2017 conference, Fostering Self-Regulated Learning with Research-Based Best Practices, is scheduled to be held October 12-13, 2017, at the Delta College Planetarium in Bay City, Michigan.  For those interested in obtaining hotel reservations, please visit the DoubleTree by Hilton. When calling the hotel, please mention MDEC to receive the special, discounted rate of $99.00 + 11% tax, for a total of $109.89 per night.


MDEC is currently accepting break-out session proposals for the Fall 2017 conference.

The DoubleTree by Hilton in Bay City, Michigan.

MDEC is pleased to announce that the upcoming conference will feature keynote speaker, Daniel Willingham, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Virginia. If you have  not yet had a chance to read Dr. Willingham’s research, please take a moment to peruse it here.



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.”


Special Thank you to KVCC for hosting the 2017 conference.

Click here to see pictures from the 2016 conference

Also, for MDEC 2016 presentation materials, please go to the Resources link.