Nov. 17-19, 2019

Cragun’s on Gull Lake

Brainerd, Minnesota

2019 MREA Annual Conference

Relating With Students Now

Join us at the 2019 MREA Annual Conference to find ways to better relate with students now. Teachers have long built relationships with students. But the importance and depth of those relationships are becoming even more critical to the ability for today’s students to learn, engage and achieve. Learn more about the research.

Lead a Workshop

MREA seeks dynamic presenters and workshop proposals to share best practices, solutions, and research. Learn more and submit.


4:00 PM   Conference Check-in Starts

5:30 PM   Light Dinner Buffet

7:00 PM   Early-Bird Workshops


7:00 AM     Breakfast Buffet

8:15 AM     Welcome & Opening Keynote Speaker

10:05 AM   Breakout Sessions 1

11:10 AM    Breakout Sessions 2

12:00 PM    Lunch

1:30 PM      Breakout Sessions 3

3:00 PM     Mindstorm

4:15 PM     Legislative Lessons & Social

6:00 PM    Awards Banquet

7:30 PM    Dessert & Conversation


7:30 AM     Breakfast & Gallery Walk

9:30 AM     Closing Speaker

10:30 AM    MREA Annual Business Meeting

11:00 AM     Prizes, Pick up CEUs & Send-off

Membership registration opens in July.

Non-member registration open in August.

Check back for details.

Lodging at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake

MREA has arranged a preferred lodging rate that will be honored until October 11. Accommodations are not included with the conference registration fee. Reserve your lodging today: 

  • Groups may reserve cabins rather than individual hotel rooms. 
  • Indicate room partners, cabin requests, dietary or accessibility needs, etc. 

Don’t delay, as lodging filled early last year. Contact Cragun’s directly at phone 1-(800)-CRAGUNS regarding any lodging questions. Registration is online only.

Reserve lodging online here 

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