Fall Conference


Fall Conference

Join us for an amazing time in the woods!

October 2-3, 2020 Knob Noster, MO

Knob Noster State Park

Registration opens June 1! See Below.

Important Information:

Only registered MAEA/NAEA members and staff are allowed to attend conference activities. Children and infants are not permitted. By registering for the MAEA Conference, I authorize MAEA the right to photograph me and to use the photographs in all formats and media for any purpose, including for education, marketing, and trade purposes. I hereby release MAEA from all claims arising out of the use of the photographs, including without limitation all claims for compensation, libel, invasion of privacy or violation of copyright ownership.

Lodging at the park is included in your registration. Camp Bob White is a rustic setting with six sleeper cabins that sleep 24, a dining hall, an activities building, and we supply two tents for workshops and activities. If you are camping, bring a sleeping bag, pillows, personal care items, towel, and maybe ear plugs Campers will be in cabins with shared bathroom and shower facilities. Sleeping is bunk bed style with twin mattresses. If you do not desire the group camp experience, nearby Warrensburg and Knob Noster offer lodging at several hotels.

Your registration also includes dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Meals are catered and served by the Boys Scouts. If you need a vegetarian option or have other dietary restrictions, make sure to add that information to the registration form in the appropriate box. If you need more information, please contact Tiffany Caldwell at fall.conference@maea.net

Be prepared for weather contingencies: heat, cold, rain, wind are all possible. While we have usually had good luck and pleasant conditions, we are in Missouri in early October- so be prepared for anything. Also consider packing: Bug spray, sunscreen, art kit, bag chair, umbrella, raincoat, snacks, and of course a camera! Cell phone service, depending on the carrier, can be spotty.


Please send payment to:

MAEA c/o Michelle Ridlen

1405 HWY D, ST. CHARLES, MO 63304

Notify your school districts accounts payable or purchasing department.


Registration opens June 1st. Registration is a two part process that includes the registration form and payment.

For any registration issues, contact Michelle Ridlen, Registration Chair at registration@maea.net.

Rates (late fee of $35 will apply October 1):

$110 MAEA member

$ 55 Retired member

$ 30 Student member

Non-members will have the appropriate membership fee added to their conference fee. Membership fees can be seen on our membership page.

Part 1: Complete the Registration Form below.



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Part 2: Complete your Payment

Payment Options:

Methods of payment include Paypal and check.

Paypal is our preferred method of payment, and will accept credit/debit cards online.

PO's are accepted but must be received prior to September 30th or a late fee of $35 will be added to the invoice. PO's can be directly uploaded to the registration form above.

Checks should be sent to: MAEA c/o Michelle Ridlen 1405 HWY D, ST. CHARLES, MO 63304 and include the attendee's name and email

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