Academy for Chapter Excellence (ACE)

ACE—Academy for Chapter Excellence—is a one-day program is designed for chapter leaders to gain the leadership and officer skills to effectively lead their CTSO programs at the local chapter level. Chapter leaders and advisors from all CTSO’s will gather to network, share best practices, discuss ideas, and grow their leadership.

When: September 11, 2023     At Full Capacity

Where: Florence, Alabama

When: September 12, 2023     At Full Capacity

Where: Birmingham, Alabama

When: September 13, 2023     At Full Capacity

Where: Prattville, Alabama

When: September 14, 2023     At Full Capacity

Where: Mobile, Alabama

Joint Leadership Development Conference (JLDC)

With over 5,000 students, educators, industry leaders, administrators and counselors attending, Alabama’s Joint Leadership Development Conference is the largest non-athletic joint gathering of students in the South Eastern United States for an educational purpose.

The goal of JLDC is to build Alabama’s College+Career-Ready workforce with employability skills, leadership training, exposure to Alabama’s career opportunities, and increased knowledge of CTE+CTSO opportunities.

JLDC South

When: October 3, 2023

Where: Mobile, Alabama

JLDC North

When: October 5, 2023

Where: Huntsville, Alabama

District  Career Development Conferences

Join us for Leadership Development, Competition, and Awards this March at one of the two District Conferences.

JAG South –When: January 29, 2024

Where: Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill Prattville, Alabama

Registration 9 am – Closing Session Ends at 2 pm

JAG North – When: February 6, 2024

Where: Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa Florence, Alabama

Registration 9 am – Closing Session Ends at 2 pm

State Career Development Conference

Join us for the 2024 State Career Development Conference in March! The program will feature a day of activities, including an Opening Session, keynote speaker, workshops, competitions and the award session.

When: March 5, 2024

Where: Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex – Birmingham, Alabama

    National Career Development Conference

    Join us in St. Louis, Missouri for the 2024 National Career Development Conference in April! The program will feature competition training, activities, general sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, competitions and the award session.

    When: April 18-20, 2024

    Where: St. Louis, Missouri