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LAPCAE 2023 Conference

November 5-7, 2023
L’auberge Casino
Lake Charles, LA

In-Person Event

Please join us on Sunday, November 5th for our PreConference Event.
  • ANN Presents: Math MythBusters (DO Try This at Home) presented by the Adult Numeracy Network. Ann generally conducts a preconference session at COABE each year. ANN is also responsible for the math and numeracy strand at the COABE conference. This is a great math session for novice and more advanced math instructors. The first 35 attendees to this session will also receive a free 1-year ANN membership.
  • Keeping Learners Motivated and Engaged presented by AztecThis is an interactive session that will provide participants with practical ways to incorporate interactive strategies in their classroom.
    • The Right Ingredients for Achieving Measurable Skill Gains presented by Burlington English. This session will discuss what Measurable Skill Gains are and why they are important to us in the field of adult education. The Burlington team will also share effective ways we have seen teachers and programs from around the U.S. use BurlingtonEnglish to achieve significant Measurable Skill Gains.

  • Eight Best Practices for Effective Instruction presented by Essential Education.  This hands-on session will focus on eight practices educators can incorporate to increase student and class engagement with Essential Education.

  • IET & Career Pathways for Adult Education & CTE Instructors presented by Erin Landry, Adrienne Fontenot, and Marilyn Schwartz. This session geared towards adult education and CTE instructors, will explore the resources, partnerships, & tools needed for successful IETs.

Regular Registration
Aug 1 – Oct 22

Onsite Registration
Oct 23 – Nov 7

Pre-Conference $50.00 $75.00
Conference Member $175.00 $225.00
Conference Non-Member $275.00 $325.00


Hotel Reservations

L'Auberge Hotel logo

L’auberge Casino and Resort
777 Avenue L’Auberge
Lake Charles, LA 70601

  • Hotel Rate: $96/night + fees + taxes (Sunday – Tuesday)
  • Conference rate expires October 21, 2023 and is subject to availability.

Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at (866) 580-7444 and using Group Code: SZLAPCA to receive the group rate.


Conference Strands and Proposals

Conference Stands and RFP

Conference Strands

Pre-Conference Sessions Conference Proposal


Board Elections

The Following Positions are NOW Open for Voting from the Membership:

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Regional Representatives Regions 1,3,5 and 7

ALL MEMBERS vote for Vice President and Secretary.

These positions are a part of the Executive Council.

ONLY Members from each respective REGION vote for representatives.

This year ONLY members from Regions 1,3,5, and 7 will vote for Regional Representatives.

Board Member Qualifications

All Board Members, regardless of position, should understand that there are some core principles & requirements:


  1. Be a LAPCAE member in good standing. Nominees and those nominating candidates for office must be LAPCAE members in good standing. Contact kayesharbono@gmail.com to ensure memberships are current or to renew.
  2. Must be willing to participate in a minimum of 4 Full Board meetings per year. This will consist of a minimum of 2 in-person meetings and 2 virtual meetings. Additional full Board or committee meetings may be scheduled as needed.

Core Principles

  • Volunteer Commitment: This is a volunteer commitment done in collaboration with members of the adult education community across the state of Louisiana.
  • Diversity: LAPCAE wishes to encourage diversity in the thought, culture, and experience of its board.

Timeline for the process:

  1. Nominations Open: August 4 – September 15, 2023
  2. Voting: September 25 – October 04, 2023
  3. Induction November 7, 2023 at the Annual Conference.

Be sure and KNOW your Voting REGION! View the Region Map.

Click the button below to get the ELECTION BALLOT and VOTE.


Exhibitor/Sponsorship Information

 Exhibitor/Sponsorship Form

LAPCAE 2023 Exhibitor/Sponsorship Opportunities


The LAPCAE Board of Directors announces the availability of the LAPCAE Continuing Education Scholarship.

The scholarship aims to support Louisiana adult education practitioners engaged in master or doctoral programs that advance or support adult education.

Open to: LAPCAE Members
Award: One-time $500.00 scholarship to eligible graduate students
Number of Awards: Two awards available

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023
Application Award Notification: October 06, 2023


Schedule at a Glance


The LAPCAE Board of Directors announces the availability of the LAPCAE Classroom Learning Grant

The grant aims to provide funding for classroom learning projects.

Open to: LAPCAE Members
Award: One-time $250.00 grant
Number of Awards: Two awards available

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023
Application Award Notification: October 06, 2023


Vendors and Sponsors

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Gold Level Sponsorships

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