Conferences

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 Cyber Camp – 2021

October 26 & 27th, Montgomery, AL. This 2-day event will provide beginner to advanced training in network management and cybersecurity for Alabama public school system technology staff.  This training is being offered with no registration fee in support of the Alabama State Legislature’s funding of cybersecurity. Attendees from all Alabama public schools welcome, ALET membership is not required.

Location: Troy University campus, downtown Montgomery (Whitney Hall)
Schedule:  Tues, Oct 26 – 8:00 am- 4:00 pm, Wed. Oct 27 – 8:00 am – Noon
Meals: Lunch on the 26th is included.
Nearby Hotels: Staybridge Inn, Embassy Suites, Renaissance
Register: Sorry, the camp is full.  Additional camps may be held in 2022. 

ALET Winter Conference – 2022

Date To Be Determined. ALET will offer training that supports you in your PowerSchool conversion, using a mini-PowerSchool University format. In addition, several technical workshops will be conducted. 

ALET Summer Conference – 2022

Date To Be Determined.  Virtual. Cybersecurity, EdTech coaching, and technical sessions will be included along with more PowerSchool sessions, as needed.

ALET Fall Symposium – 2022

Date To Be Determined. 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.
E-Rate Boot Camp [Follows Fall Symposium]

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/

CoSN Conference

The Consortium for School Networking is a premier international organization for district leaders. ALET is affiliated with CoSN. Visit CoSN’s conference website.  [April 11 – 13, 2022]

ISTE Conference

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 26 – 29, 2022, New Orleans]