Interface 2016
Interface A & B Conference InformationInterface A & B Registration Information
Interface A Online Registration Interface A Registration Form Interface A and B Brochure Interface B Online Registration Interface B Registration Form

Interface General Information

Interface is designed for all math and science educators interested in quality professional learning. The Elementary and Secondary Education Act provides specific guidelines requiring on-going, systemic professional learning offerings. The event features a variety of sessions and vendor exhibits, to support you in teaching math and science at any grade level. The sessions, ranging in length of time, offer participants the opportunity to receive in-depth information on a variety of topics. Contact the person in charge of local funds for professional development in your district to determine if there is funding available to support your attendance for Interface.

Attendance is limited for both Interface A and B and sessions have seating limits, so register early.
Submit your registration (instructions included on the registration page) and $300 payment by February 16, 2017 in one of the following ways:

For questions about registration, contact Debbi Haskamp at the MU Conference Office at (573) 882-4038 or e-mail:; fax: 573-882-1953

Purchase order payments
Signed PO must be received within 5 working days or registration will be cancelled. Please fax Purchase Order to (573) 882-1953; e-mail to; or mail to: MU Conference Office, Attn: Interface Conference, 344 Hearnes Center, Columbia, MO 65211

Graduate credit

Specific information relating to graduate credit can be obtained from university booths in the exhibit hall on the first day of each Interface session from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or in specific sessions that are offered.

Hotel reservations

Block rooms are available at Tan-Tar-A Resort to attendees through January 25, 2017. The room rate for the 2017 Interface Professional Learning Event attendees is $92.00 (1-4 people) if you mention you are attending Interface. Note: Proper state sales tax exempt information must be provided to avoid paying state sales tax. Room reservations may be made by calling 1-800-Tan-Tar-A or online at For online reservations, when you are on Tan-Tar-A’s home page, click the “Groups and Conferences Click Here” button at the top of the page. Enter FACE as the 4-letter group code to log in. A deposit equal to one night's lodging is required to confirm your reservation. If you reserve a room, but decide you will not be using it, you must cancel 72 hours prior to the date of arrival, or you will be responsible for the charges. Tan-Tar-A accepts all major credit cards. Reservations are made in the order received, however, specific rooms cannot be guaranteed. Rooms are assigned on a space available basis at the time of check-in. The hotel will handle special rooming needs.

Questions about the event

If you need additional information about the 2017 Interface Professional Learning Event, contact Chad Maize, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at 573-522-4003 or

Refunds, Cancellations and Substitutions:
Refund requests must be submitted in writing and received by 5:00 p.m. February 16, 2017. No refunds will be issued, for any reason, after the conference registration deadline of February 16, 2017. Send requests to MU Conference Office. E-mail address: or Fax: 573-882-1953, Attention: Interface.
You are welcome to send a substitute.