NEE User Conference

The 2019 NEE User Conference will be Monday, September 16, at The Crossing Church in Columbia, MO.

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NEE districts are invited to this unique sharing and learning opportunity featuring a keynote address by former University of Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden.

After the keynote address, one-hour breakout sessions will be the focus of the rest of the conference. These sessions will allow districts to present and share the exciting performance improvement strategies being used in NEE schools.

The cost of the conference is $80 per person, and a continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Payment is required at time of registration and multiple registrants can be completed on one purchase. If you are unable to attend for any reason, you must cancel your registration by September 2, 2019, to receive a full refund. Email


More details on breakout sessions will be available the week of August 19.

8:15 a.m. Registration opens. Breakfast and coffee available.

9:15 a.m. Keynote address by Mike Alden

10:30 a.m. Breakout Session #1

11:30 a.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Breakout Session #2

2:00 p.m. Breakout Session #3


Several hotels are conveniently located near The Crossing Church. Below is a map and contact information.

Hotel map for NEE conference
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia (at the University of Missouri)
    1225 Fellow’s Place Blvd.
    (573) 214-2222
  • Stoney Creek Hotel
    2601 S. Providence Road
    (573) 442-6400
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia University Area
    1402 Cinnamon Hill Lane
    (573) 442-8034
  • Courtyard by Marriott
    3301 Lemone Industrial Blvd.
    (573) 443-8000
  • Towne Place Suites by Marriott
    4400 Nocona Parkway
    (573) 817-0022

2018 Feedback

Attendees provided positive feedback for our first annual NEE User Conference in 2018. 98% of survey respondents indicated they would be likely to attend the conference in 2019, and 100% of respondents said they would recommend the conference to a friend or colleague.

Here’s what attendees had to say:

“The sessions were very valuable, and we could put things into practice immediately.”

“Practical and realistic ideas that could immediately be taken back to my building.”

We hope you’ll join us September 16 for another great day of learning from and sharing with our network of schools!