2020 Virtual Conference
Tierica Berry 




8:30am to 9:30am - Tierica Berry Keynote Speaker


9:45am to 10:45am - Panel Discussion


10:45am to 11:15 am - Breakouts with panelists

Pre-recorded Presentations


Panel Discussion "What Works in MO Options"


Conscious Discipline

Personal Finance and other free resources from the United States Federal Reserve

Free Social Emotional Curriculum Resources from EverFi

Behavioral Health Focusing on the Whole Child

Tech Tips for Teachers

Tierica Berry

Tierica Berry is an award winning author, speaker and creator of A Woman’s Standard, a gender based youth leadership development program designed to remove barriers for female student achievement. With heavy emphasis on literacy, emotional intelligence, and self efficacy, Tierica has managed to motivate and redirect some of the most troubled youth with her engaging and relevant programs.
Her Past clientele includes various types of youth organizations from public school districts, girls programs, charter schools and youth detention centers. Tierica has received national recognition for her creative writing program, The Anthology Project, and her highly relevant program that help with transition, refinement, self esteem, and critical thinking.
She has authored multiple books for teen girls including Unpacking the Emotional Suitcase - an activity guide for emotional success and Teach a Girl to Fish: Lessons of Responsibility and Accountability for Young Women.
Her passion for empowering girls can be summed up in one statement, 
“If you want to elevate a community start with its women because it is through women that all communities are born.”
-Tierica Berry


Video introduction by Tierica on her book and presentation, Unpacking the Emotional Suitcase

Tierica on Classroom Matters 


A Woman's Standard


Voyage Atlanta magazine interview with Tieirca

Registration for the 2020 MAEN Virtual Conference on November 7, 2020 @ 8:30 AM

Please register by opening the registration form below

2020 Virtual Conference Hub

The virtual Conference Hub is where the 2020 Virtual Conference Webinars will be housed. This link has not yet been activated. The link will be for our conference attendees once we are ready to open up registration. The Virtual Conference will take place on November 7, 2020 from 8:30 to 12 noon. 

2020 MAEN Business Meeting

The MAEN Business Meeting took place on August  11, 2020. At this meeting we announced new officers to the MAEN Board of Directors along with the new Board of Directors and Regional Representatives. We heard from Amy Hill-LCWS with Burrell addressing the needs of our students during this pandemic. We also had Dale Wimer of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education discussing some of the new information regarding the Missouri Options program. The meeting is posted below.

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