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Join us June 18 - 20 at the Lodge at Gulf State Park for AASB's 2021 Summer Conference! Arrive a day early and attend the School Law Clinic on Thursday, June 17, our popular early bird workshop featuring local school board attorneys and experts with guidance on a variety of legal issues of importance to school boards.

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View Speaker Presentation and Handouts.

What’s New for Summer Conference 2021?

This year's Summer Conference will feature several new scheduling and attendance options. Please read the following information carefully. 

Health & Safety Precautions 

The health and safety of AASB's members and staff are our highest priorities. AASB has meticulously planned this year's conference to incorporate recommended health guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Per CDC recommendations, facial coverings are strongly encouraged for people who are not fully vaccinated or those with compromised immune systems.  


Vendors: Exhibit Booth Registration

Don’t miss your chance to build relationships with Alabama’s school board members and superintendents! AASB's Summer Conference is expected to draw more than 500 local education leaders representing virtually every public school system in the state. We are pleased to offer up to 25 exhibit spaces as well as wonderful opportunities for event sponsorship! The deadline to register for an exhibit booth is Friday, May 28. Act quickly because booth locations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Exhibit booths are currently sold out.

Registration Links

Thursday, June 17: School Law Clinic (IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL)

Friday, June 18 & Saturday, June 19: Summer Conference (IN-PERSON)

Friday and Saturday will feature two schedule tracks for in-person attendees -- a morning track (includes breakfast) and an afternoon track (includes lunch). Both tracks feature the same speakers and session topics. 

NOTE: We have reached in-person capacity for both the morning and afternoon conference tracks. You may register for the virtual option below. 


Friday, June 18 & Saturday, June 19: Summer Conference (VIRTUAL)

Sunday, June 20: Bonus Session (IN-PERSON ONLY)

This optional session is open to ALL in-person attendees. There is not a virtual option for Sunday's program. 

Hotel Information

The Lodge at Gulf State Park

21196 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

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NOTE: The AASB room block at the Lodge at Gulf State Park has now sold out. 


Brett Robinson Rentals

AASB has arranged a special 10% discount for condos booked through Brett Robinson rentals.

IMPORTANT: You can visit the Brett Robinson Rentals website to view properties; however, reservations must be made by phone to receive the 10% discount. 

Phone: 1-888-633-7101
Group Code: AASB AL School Board Conference 2021 ID#195 (10% discount)

The call center is available for reservations every day from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. every day, including weekends and holidays.  






Law Clinic Speakers


Social Media & First Amendment Issues




Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)



 Discipline of Special Education Students


 Responding to Cyber Attacks 




Conference Speakers 


State Superintendent of Education
Twitter: @AlabamaAchieves
Twitter: @egmackey


Instructional Coach for Equity, Inclusion
Innovation for 
Discovery Education
Twitter: @ToniRobinsonAZ


Neuroscience Expert,
Educational Consultant


Founder & CEO,
Harvard Diversity Project

Twitter: @bpfleming

Founder and President of the Center
Board Behavior Reform
Twitter: @LeeMotivation


Amazon Best-Selling Author &
Leadership Coach
Twitter: @kelvinredd




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