2013 ALACTE Summer Professional Development Conference - August 7-9, 2013, at The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC)
Conference Brochure and Agenda
General Conference Information for Program
Summer Conference Registration by Mail
Evening With the Fed Program Schedule
Special Session: Non-Traditional Education
A special session with Dr. Philip Cleveland will be held on Wednesday, August 7, at 1 p.m. in BJCC East Ballroom B to provide updates related to Career and Technical Education. Additionally, Libby Livings, a former employee of the Office of Vocational Education, currently at CORD, will provide information on Non-Traditional Education. Her presentation is part of an improvement plan submitted by the Alabama Department of Education to the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) to help LEAs meet the required percentages for OVAE core indicators as reported in the Consolidated Annual Report and required for receipt of Carl D. Perkins funding.
Dr. Thomas Bice
Dr. Phillip Cleveland
The Alabama Association for Career and Technical Education (ALACTE) is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2013 Alabama Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is “Alabama CTE Plan 2020: College and Career Ready.”
ALACTE, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development staff, are planning the conference based on what you have said you want in terms of professional development opportunities and technical update activities- PROGRAM SPECIFIC! More hands-on workshops, roundtable discussions, off-site industry tours, and more time to network with colleagues in your areas of expertise.
We are pleased to announce that conference registration fees are the same as they were in 2012. ALACTE members receive a significant reduction in the registration fee versus the amount paid by non-members. The deadline to pre-register at reduced registration fees for member and non-members is April 30, 2013. The registration fees for ALACTE members and non-members increase significantly on May 1, 2013. On July 1, 2013, the registration fee increases to $500.00 for members and non-members.
The Sheraton Hotel Birmingham and the Westin Hotel Birmingham are the official conference hotels. The room rate for the Sheraton Hotel Birmingham is 120.00 per night plus tax and the Westin is $140.00 plus tax per night. Be sure and indicate that you are attending the ALACTE meeting in August.
For your convenience, please click on one of the links to make hotel reservations:
Sheraton Hotel Birmingham:
Westin Hotel Birmingham:
2013 Summer Conference Programs At-A-Glance
Note: The programs are in Excel or Word format.
Technical Education Wednesday Program
Architecture, Construction, and Manufacturing Program
Business Marketing Program
Family and Consumer Sciences Program
Health Science Program
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Program
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Program
2013 Conference Exhibitor Information
You can place an advertisement in the ALACTE Conference Program and reach over 2000 attendees: Conference Program Advertisement Information
Transient Dealer Guidelines
Exhibitor Floor Plan
Utility Service Order Form
NOTE TO INTERESTED VENDORS:
Please check the floor plan carefully when making your exhibit space selection, as we have a limited number of premium (alphabetical) exhibit spaces available. Exhibit space will be assigned when payment and contract is received.
2013 CONFERENCE INFORMATION
· Only 75 exhibit spaces are available.
· Conference and Exhibitor registration will be in BJCC East Hall Lobby area on Wednesday and Thursday.
· Boxed lunches will be provided for Exhibitors on Wednesday and Thursday in the BJCC East VIP Lounge. Concessions will be open in the Exhibit Hall for conference attendees on Wednesday and Thursday.
· To be eligible for door prizes, attendees must visit exhibitors.
Exhibit Hall Open:
Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 8, 2013: 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Fees: A single exhibit space will be $600.00 for prime (alphabetical) space and $450.00 for standard (numerical) space. The cost of the exhibit space includes basic exhibit furnishings. Changes, alterations, and substitutions must be made directly with Veal Convention Services. For each exhibit purchased, you may register two exhibitors.
All conference functions are included with the registration. If you need to register additional exhibitors, the cost is $150.00 per person. All signed contracts and fees are due to ALACTE by July 15, 2013.
How To Register:
Send the original and completed (legible) contract with appropriate registration fees to:
ALACTE Exhibitor Expo
P.O. Box 988
Montgomery, AL 36101-0988
ALACTE Executive Director