MCEL Registration is Open!

MCEL will be held at the Doubletree Billings from October 18 - 20, 2023

Early Registration
(June 27 – August 15)
Member - $275
Non-Member $375
Intern - $175

Regular Registration (August 16 – September 15)
Member - $300
Non-Member - $400
Intern - $200

Late Registration (September 16 through conference)
Online in-person registration closes at Noon on October 13, 2023. Virtual registration closes at 8:00 am, October 19, 2023. 
In-person registration will be available at the MCEL Registration desk on October 18-19, 2023.
Member - $325
Non-Member - $425
Intern - $225

Virtual Unlimited District Option Virtual/Video Only
$1,500 per district
This option is for virtual viewing only. This registration type does not allow for in-person attendance.
This option is for virtual viewing of district viewing, either live virtual (keynotes only) and/or video on-demand.

Registered participants can earn up to 30 hours of continuing education credits if they watch all sessions.

If you need assistance with your MTSBA login and password, please email Wendy at

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel, either in writing or via email with receipt of such email confirmed in a reply from Wendy Brenden of MTSBA, on or before September 30th, your registration will be partially refunded less a $50 administrative fee. A cancellation received after this deadline is not eligible for a refund, regardless of the underlying reason and no-shows will not be refunded.

There are no cancellations of the video option.

Click here to register to attend in-person

Click here to register to attend virtually

For those attending MCEL 2023 Virtually you will only be able to watch the opening and closing keynote presentations live. Every session is being recorded and video links will be posted for those registered after MCEL.

MCEL schedule will be posted on as soon as sessions are confirmed.

The Montana Conference of Education Leadership is jointly planned and provided by the Montana Association of School Business Officials, Montana Rural Education Association, Montana School Boards Association, and School Administrators of Montana.  MCEL is the largest annual conference for education leaders in the state, routinely drawing over 700 people focused on the role of leadership in Montana’s Public Schools and providing unique opportunities for networking and collaborating to elected trustees, school administrators, school business officials and others.