Mark the date

JCEP Leadership Conference
February 12 - 13, 2020
San Antonio TX

JCEP Public Issues Leadership Development Conference (PILD)
April 5 - 8, 2020
Arlington VA

September 21 - 24, 2020
Atlanta GA

May 31 - June 3
Portsmouth NH

Community Development Society (CDS)
July (TBD), 2020
Fargo SD

Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) National Conference
October 5 - 8, 2020
Rochester NY


National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals
NACDEP membership brochure

University of Missouri Extension Association

Association of Small Business Development Centers

Community Development Society

Joint Council of Extension Professionals

An association of University of Missouri Extension faculty engaged in community economic development programming

Our members represent the fields of business development, community development, continuing education, and related disciplines.


News From MACEDEP Members

50th Anniversary Conference of the Community Development Society

A big thank you to everyone who pitched in to making the 2020 CDS Conference a great success!  From shuttle drivers to workshop presenters, errand runners to event chairs, it was good to see so many of our Business and Communities personnel getting involved.  Check out the Community Development Society page on Facebook for lots of great photos!

CDS Past Presidents


Thoughtful discussion in the break out sessions



Mobile workshop on the Missouri River


Visioning for the future of community development


Plenary session in MU's Bond Life Sciences Center


Ice cream social at Orr Street Studios