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2022 North Central Region/National Learner-Centered Teaching Conference

Oct. 6-8, 2022 

Columbia, MO

About the Conference

This is the 4th consecutive year of a collaborative conference partnership of 1890 land-grant universities, 1862 land-grant universities, and public and private universities who are focused on developing people in and through agriculture, food, natural resources, and human sciences. 

This collaborative partnership combines three groups into one integrated conference: (1) 2022 North Central AAAE Conference; (2) National Conference on Learner-Centered Teaching (NCLCT); and, (3) the M.E.N.T.O.R. Convening. The NCLCT and M.E.N.T.O.R. projects focus on building capacities among Historically Black Colleges & Universities and Predominately White Institutions.

National LCT Project

M.E.N.T.O.R. Project

NC-AAAE Conference information

The conference will be held at a LEED-Certified hotel that is right on Broadway in downtown Columbia. We will be surrounded by the District's restaurants and bars and only blocks from the University of Missouri where we will spend part of the conference. You will enjoy city views from the eighth-floor rooftop bar and every stay starts with a Doubletree signature warm chocolate chip cookie.


Click here to register and plan your trip.

Early Registration ends Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.

If you must cancel your conference registration, please do so as soon as possible. Substitutions are accepted. Full reimbursement of conference registration fees will be provided up to 21 days prior to the first day of the conference, which is Sept. 16, 2022. Family emergencies will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the AAAE Executive Committee. Requests for reimbursement must be made to Dr. Shannon Arnold, AAAE Treasurer.

The Multi-Institutional Empowering Network for Transforming Organizational Culture works to build a sense of community and develop synergistic ideas to implement innovative campus-based inclusive and intentional mentoring programs to create a supportive culture that will increase the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities in food, agricultural, natural resources, and human (FANH) sciences disciplines. 

Check out their website or their YouTube page to learn more! 

Things to Do in Columbia

Midway Golf and Games - Home | Family Entertainment Center | MIdway Golf & Games (midwaygolfgames.com)

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park - Rock Bridge Memorial State Park | Missouri State Parks (mostateparks.com)

Ragtag Cinema - Home • Ragtag Cinema

Roots-n-Blues Festival - Home - Roots N Blues FestivalRoots N Blues Festival

Historic Rocheport – Les Bourgeois Vineyard / Warm Springs Ranch (home of the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales -  Welcome to historic Rocheport, Missouri - Rocheport, Missouri (rocheport-mo.com)

Logboat Brewing Company - Logboat Brewing Co.

Bur Oak Brewing Company - Bur Oak Brewing Company | Brewed in Missouri (buroakbeer.com)

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