ALET conferences provide excellent networking and professional learning opportunities for Alabama’s EdTech leaders. In addition to ALET’s state and regional conferences, members are encouraged to attend and present at national conferences.
ALET Winter Conference
Montgomery, AL – ALET leaders meet in the state capital each February during the legislative session to talk with legislators about critical funding and policy issues dealing with educational technology. [February 25, 2020]
ALET Summer Conference
Hoover, AL – Alabama EdTech leaders to discuss system-level challenges and solutions. [Date TBD]
ALET Fall Symposium
Orange Beach, AL – ALET’s largest event, the Annual Symposium, will be held on the beautiful Gulf Coast. This three-day event features national speakers, a full sponsor hall, and exceptional opportunities for peer collaboration. [Sept. 20th – 23rd, 2020]
E-Rate Boot Camp [Sept. 23rd – 25th, 2020]
ALET Region Meetings
Each ALET Region is encouraged to hold one or more region meetings per year. Region representatives on the ALET Board will schedule these events and content based on their region’s needs. Event dates will be posted on the ALET calendar.
Alabama State Department of Education Educational Technology Conference (AETC)
Mobile, AL – This conference is sponsored by the Alabama State Department of Education. For more information visit http://alex.state.al.us/aetc/ [Date TBD]
The International Society for Technology in Education is the largest international organization focused on technology in schools. ALET is an ISTE affiliate. ALET offers three scholarships each year to Alabama technology coordinators who have never had the chance to attend a major ISTE conference. In addition, ALET members can utilize a room block set aside for ALET members attending the conference. Visit ISTE’s conference website. [June 28 – July 1, 2020, Anaheim, CA]