Quench your Thirst for Knowledge!

Join MCSEA, November 6-9, 2018, for our 41st Annual MCSEA Conference. Membership is required to be eligible to exercise voting privileges, to be eligible for any MCSEA awards and/or to be eligible for any scholarship.

The MCSEA 2018 Annual Professional Training Conference will be held at Oasis Hotel and Conference Center, Springfield, Missouri! MCSEA welcomes the Regional Fatherhood Forum for a second year. Join us as we collaborate to improve the child support program. Please check back often for updates.

Remember to exercise your right to vote before you join us for conference on November 6, 2018!

The board members look forward to providing the best professional training conference in our history. We update the conference schedule frequently. Session Descriptions and Speaker Biographies are added upon confirmation. Session time and room location may change if necessary.

2018 Conference Schedule– Updated October 29, 2018

2018 Session Descriptions – Updated October 22, 2018

2018 Speaker Biographies – Updated October 22, 2018

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and Advanced Guardian Ad Litem (AGAL) courses are subject to bar approval. MCSEA is working toward approval in excess of 15 hours of CLE and AGAL credit sessions including two hours of Ethics.

19 Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered for mental health professionals at the conference registration price of $150.  

2018 Conference Registration Form 

If you wish to pay with check or money order, please send payment with a completed registration form to:  MCSEA, PO Box 240151, Ballwin, MO 63024-0151.


Please contact the hotel directly at Toll Free | 1-888-532-4338, Local | 417-866-5253, if you are reserving your own room at the Oasis Hotel and Conference Center. Reference the group code of MCSEA to get the conference rate plus applicable taxes. All attendees of the IV-D, IV-A, Circuit Clerk, PA and AG Offices should be state tax exempt. The deadline for making your hotel reservations is October 15, 2018. If you have any problems when booking a room during the conference time period, please notify MCSEA President Elect, Kerensa.M.Morrow-Kempf@dss.mo.gov as soon as possible.

Register Online now!

2018 Achievement Awards
Honorary Life Member: Melanie Murphy
Rookie of the Year: Cari Putnam
MCSEA Horizon Award: Angie Johnston
MCSEA Mentor Award: Stacey Moore
MCSEA CS Advocate: Elaine Miller
Sandi Moeller Memorial Scholarship Award: Terisa Knierim and Becky Cook
President’s Award: Sylvia Jean Harper

Thank you to our Vendors and Sponsors. Conference is not possible without your support. If you are interested in Vendor/Sponsor, click on the link to view your options. Contact Kerensa.M.Morrow-Kempf@dss.mo.gov or Donna.J.Prather-Rhoads@dss.mo.gov if you would like to provide additional support.