Upcoming Professional Learning



Upcoming Conferences


2024 Professional Rights and Responsibilities (PR&R) Conference  

April 26-27, 2024

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center

201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 

Registration fee is $35 for AEA members • $250 for non-AEA members 

Click here to register or for more information.

For more information, contact LaFaye Jackson at lafaye.jackson@alaedu.org or Madison Oliver at madison.oliver@alaedu.org


Spring Semester PLU Studies


PLUACLD822 Stay Strong! Lead Well!
January 16, 2024 - April 30, 2024
Click HERE to register for Section # 491809. 
Registration deadline - January 8, 2024
This is a virtual, self-paced study. 
PLUACLD1162 Overarching Teacher Leadership Competencies
January 3, 2024 - April 30, 2024
Click HERE to register for Section # 491822.
This is a virtual, self-paced study. 



2024 #myAEA edChats


Join the Association of Classroom Teachers (ACT) for #myAEA edChats on Twitter Tuesdays! Earn one (1) hour of Professional Development credit on PowerSchool while sharing ideas with other AEA members. This is a great way to interact with AEA members from all over the state. #myAEA edChats are live on Twitter from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. See dates, topics, and moderators below!


April  9, 2024, Have students this year finally closed the gap from the Pandemic? What Do Educators Think?

Moderated by: Dr. Tieshia Collins @DrTGCollins1

PowerSchool Section # 487067



April  23, 2024, Computer Science

Moderated by: Amy Fowler @FOWLER08

PowerSchool Section # 487063



May 7, 2024, What to Wear?  Let’s Talk About Your School’s Dress Code!

Moderated by:  Katie Stuart  @AEA_KatieS

PowerSchool Section # 490599

Please follow each of the moderators on Twitter and join in the conversation. Be sure to check the AEA website and social media for additional dates and topics.  For more information, please contact Katie Stuart at katie.stuart@alaedu.org and Dr. Pamela Fossett at pamela.fossett@alaedu.org or follow them on Twitter at @AEA_KatieS and @aeaeppp.


AEA NBCT Jump Start Spring 2024 Cohort


 Join the AEA NBCT Jump Start 2023-2024 Cohort to assist you with navigating National Board Certification! NBCT Jump Start will kick off the Fall 2023 semester with two informational sessions to ensure you have the most recent information to begin your NBCT journey! The virtual informational sessions will be held via Zoom on the following dates:

A deep dive into the National Board Components occurs monthly, focusing on one (1) component on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


These sessions are open to Novice and Advanced candidates led by dynamic AEA NBCT facilitators. Participate in a full experience of the four components, or join us for the component you are currently completing. Brainstorm with fellow members to assist in your journey and find resources to help you achieve your goal of becoming National Board Certified! Register in advance below!



Click here to register.

AEA's Education Policy & Professional Practice Department is actively developing conferences, webinars, Twitter edChats, and other events for educators to continue learning. This list will continue to change, so please check back often to find what you need. 


For more information, contact Dr. Pamela Fossett at pamelaf@alaedu.org 



Free for AEA Members
$50 per CEU study for Non-AEA Members



Free for AEA Members

$500 per PLU study for Non-AEA Members



EPPP Department Seeks Member Expertise


The Education Policy and Professional Practice (EPPP) Department hosts statewide and regional professional learning events to promote programs for the improvement of teaching and learning and fostering professional growth to hone leadership skills. Recognizing that all AEA members possess a great deal of experience and expertise to be shared with colleagues around instructional, educational support, and leadership issues, the EPPP Department is utilizing a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, literacy and numeracy.  


Click here for more information.