Monday, June 26, 2017
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Nebraska Career Education Conference
"Skills for Lifelong Learning, Earning, and Living"

For First Timers

Welcome, First Timers!

The NCE Conference is held Monday through Thursday. Monday is a Preconference day, loaded with lots of interesting workshops from which you can choose. Tuesday has some additional extended learning opportunities along wiht the Opening Session. Wednesday and Thursday are dedicated to our keynote speakers and sessions related to specific career fields.  

Vendor exhibits showcasing curriculum materials, fundraising opportunities, software/hardware and related services are displayed on Wednesday of the conference. Prizes are available in special drawings from vendors.

Conference sessions take place at the Younes Conference Center, just of the internstate in Kearney, NE. Many of the specialty workshops are held at various locations across the city, i.e.; ESU 10, UNK, Kearney High School, as stated in the program.

Attendance at last year's conference exceeded 500 attendees; therefore, it is important to make advance room reservations. Several hotels have special conference rates and are listed under the Housing/Lodging link of this site.

Wayne State Colleges will be offering the NCE Conference for three (3) hours of graduate credit. For more information on receiving credit please contact Dr. Patricia Arneson at Wayne State, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Each registrant is asked to wear a conference name badge throughout the conference. Coffee and other beverages will be available starting at 8:00 am, and continuing throughout each day.

Registration fees do not include materials fees that may be added to workshops or any professional organziation events or banquets.

The Tuesday-Thursday registration fee includes materials for one career field and lunch on three days. Preconference registration includes includes lunch.

Written cancellations are required and include a $50.00 handling fee. No refunds will be provided for no-shows. Some of the workshops and meal functions require additional fees.

When you submit your registration on-line, an invoice will be generated and sent to the email you provided. This will be the only invoice you will receive so it is important that you forward it to the appropriate person for payment. Checks should be made payable to NCE Conference and mailed to NCSA, 455 South 11th Street, Suite A, Lincoln, NE 68508.

On-line registration will be available in April.

The NCE Conference is sponsored by the Nebraska Department of Education, Nebraska Career Education and in cooperation with the Association for Career and Technical Education of Nebraska