Need Training Between Conferences and Local Chapter Events?

In addition to COAA's highly valuable local chapter events and in-person national conferences, COAA also offers multiple opportunities for distance learning.  Visit COAA Owner Training Institute® to learn about training courses, live and on-demand webinars, and Lorman Education Offerings. 

Past Workshop Recap



Michigan Chapter Leaders

PRESIDENT - Leisa Williams-Swedberg, Michigan State University

VICE PRESIDENT- Lauren Coolbaugh, National Heritage Academy

TREASURER - Carol Cool, Michigan State University
SECRETARY - Donna Rice, City of Detroit

PAST PRESIDENT - Frances Ahern, Wayne State University


Seeking news, networking opportunities, and workshops with the latest industry issues? Contact the COAA-Michigan Chapter with your fresh ideas, to update your contact information, to join the leadership committee, or just stay connected for all the latest chapter happenings.  We appreciate your support and participation!


2018 COAA-MI Fall Workshop

10/3/2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location : Lansing, MI

The Christman Building
208 N. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933-1357

Registration Opening Soon!

Make plans to join the COAA-MI Chapter for our 2018 Fall Workshop. The COAA-MI Chapter is committed to providing members and industry professionals with events that are relevant to today's market. Through timely educational events, members and industry professionals have the opportunity to hear from industry decision makers, experts in the field and network with peers. 

Tentative Agenda

Time Session
10:00 - 10:30 am Networking & Registration
10:30 - 10:45 am Welcome & Introductions
10:45 - 11:45 am Session 1
11:45 - 12:00 pm Chapter Update
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm Session 2
2:00 - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 - 3:15 pm Session 3
3:15 - 4:15 pm Networking Happy Hour


  Early Bird After 9/21
Owner Member $60.00 $70.00
Non-Member Owner $75.00 $85.00
Associate Member $110.00 $120.00
Non-Member Associate $175.00 $185.00