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



Upcoming Professional Learning



Special Education Cohort 

April 14, 2021

Guest Facilitator: Merri Gardunia, NBCT

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Postsecondary Virtual Conference

April 17, 2021

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Accomplished Teaching Tuesdays

April 20, 2021

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Zoom Session: Making Career Exploration Part of Classroom Conversations

April 21, 2021

Facilitator: Dr. Delisa Brooks, Homewood City Schools

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Early Career Educators Webinar Training Series Focusing on Racial and Social Justice

Topic: Engaging in Racial Justice Organizing and Action

April 21, 2021

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May 2021 Flipgrid Friday

May 6, 2021

Topic: Celebrating Our Educational Heroes with Flipgrid

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Zoom Session: Sketchnoting

May 12, 2021

Facilitator: Suzanne Clemons

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May 2021 Twitter EdChat

May 13, 2021

Topic: Always Be A Learner

Moderator: Nancy Dowdy Cole @dowdy_nancy

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Special Education Cohort 

May 19, 2021

Guest Facilitator: Brenda Dial

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Early Career Educators Webinar Training Series Focusing on Racial and Social Justice

Topic: Racial Justice in the Classroom

May 19, 2021

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Zoom Session: Teaching with Bitmojis

May 26, 2021

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The purpose of the Alabama Education Association (AEA) Cultural Competency and Diversity in Education professional learning courses is to enhance educators' understanding of strategies, collaborative activities, and new ideas for supporting environments of cultural competency and diversity in Alabama public schools. The information in this course is beneficial to all educators.


Click here to Register on PowerSchool 

  • PowerSchool Course Number 254109
  • Details for completing courses will be provided to educators after registration. 


PS Section #  Title  Credit Earned
381175 Developing Cultural Identity 2 Clock Hours
381176    Being a Culturally Competent Educator 2 Clock Hours
381180 Culture, Equity, and Language 2 Clock Hours
381182 Culture, Abilities, Resilience, and Effort (CARE) 2 Clock Hours   
381186    Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning in Special Education 2 Clock Hours   
381192 Being Sensitive to Trauma 2 Clock Hours



The virtual independent studies are available to AEA members. Each completed study is eligible for three (3) hours of professional development credit on PowerSchool.

  • Register on PowerSchool
  • Search by course #252339
  • Email certificate of completion to pamelaf@alaedu.org to receive PowerSchool credit.



    AEA Member: FREE

    Non Member: $50 per CEU Study


Click on the links below to begin self-paced independent studies:


Supporting All Students in an Asynchronous Environment

Collaboration Tools and Strategies

Equity, Challenges, and Opportunities

Remote Learning 101

Trauma-Informed Remote Learning