Upcoming Professional Learning


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



Professional Learning For Members, By Members


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.  


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Upcoming Events




Using Writing to Communicate Mathematics

September 22, 2022

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Using Literature to Enhance Problem-Solving Skills in Mathematics

October 20, 2022

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Minority Leadership Training (MLT) Conference

November 4-6, 2022

The Lodge at Gulf State Park - Gulf Shores, AL

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Delegate Assembly

December 1-3, 2022

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center

More information available soon - check back


Facilitating Productive Discussions in the Mathematics Classroom

January 19, 2023

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Using Universal Design for Learning to Revise Word Problems

February 16, 2023

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PLU Studies


AEA's PLU Studies Begin September 6, 2022 


Standard 4 - Culturally Competent Leadership



Standard 5 - Community and Stakeholder Relationships


PLU Study Dates
September 6, 2022 - December 31, 2022
PLU Study Instructions
Instructions for beginning PLU studies will be emailed to all members on September 6, 2022.  The email address on your PowerSchool registration will be used to send the instructions. 
PLU Study Fees
FREE for AEA members 
$500 per study for non-members
Membership will be verified. 
For additional information, contact Dr. Pamela Fossett at pamela.fossett@alaedu.org

#myAEA edChats


Join the Association of Classroom Teachers (ACT) for #myAEA edChats on Twitter Tuesdays!  You can 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!


STEAM Activities

September 13, 2022

Moderator: Misty Trussell @clevermisty


Creating a Trauma-Informed Classroom

October 11, 2022

Moderator: Merri Gardunia @mgardunia1


Using Graphic Novels in Literature Class

November 8, 2022

Moderator: Nancy Dowdy-Cole @dowdy_nancy



December 13, 2022

Moderator: Amy Fowler @FOWLER08


Gifted Education Month

January 10, 2023

Moderator: Misty Trussell @clevermisty


Classroom Decorum and Organization

January 17, 2023

Moderator: Keri Nunn @kericrosby37


Career Technical Education Month

February 14, 2023

Moderator: JoAnn Wilson @JoAnnWi56339205


Middle-Level Education

March 14, 2023

Moderator: Yolanda Bledsoe @mrs_ybledsoe


School Library Month

April 11, 2023

Moderator: Amy Fowler @FOWLER08

Fall 2022 Cohorts


NBCT Jump Start Cohort

Sessions: Every Tuesday - September 20, 2022 to December 13, 2022


Register for sessions in advance


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