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Federal Programs Conference




The 2018 Federal Programs Conference will be September 16-18, 2018 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. 

Conference registration is scheduled to open on this page on June 29, 2018.  Regular registration will be $225 with late registration (after September 7, 2018) at $275.  This year's conference will feature three dynamic keynote speakers, updates to the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, and a special track for new Federal Program Coordinators.  Also included will be valuable information for English language teachers and coordinators.


You are invited to submit a proposal for a 75-minute presentation at the 2018 Federal Programs Conference.  The purpose of this conference will be to provide participants with information and conversations about ESEA/ESSA Federal Programs.  There will be a focus on needs assessment, instruction, compliance and best practices through three strands:  comprehensive school reform, braided and blended funding, and migrant and ELL education.  The CFP deadline is May 15, 2018.  You will be notified by June 8, 2018 if your proposal has been selected.


To ensure the availability of rooms and to guarantee the group rate of $97 per night for a single or double room, reservations must be made by August 17, 2018 at Tan-Tar-A Resort.  Note that a tax exempt letter must be provided to the hotel in order to receive this rate.

To make a room reservation, call 800-826-8272 and identify yourself as an attendee of the Federal Programs Conference.  The conference group code is FEDE.  You may also click here to make your reservation online.  Please enter your arrival date and the number of nights you will be staying and "Search for Availability".


The Vendor Application for the 2018 Federal Programs Conference is now available.  Please click on the link below to complete the form.  Vendor Applications are due by September 5, 2018.  If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Bagley at 573-881-4849 or tammy@custommeetingplanners.com.