ON-2021-09-27 2021 Annual Convention
2021 Annual Convention
Convention Registration Opens Friday, Oct. 1
AASB's Annual Convention & Delegate Assembly will take place Thursday, Dec. 2 - Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel. This year's Convention will feature dual morning and afternoon schedule tracks (see more details below, under "What's New for Convention 2021").
Conference registration and the hotel room block open Friday, Oct. 1. You must first register for Convention before booking your room at the Wynfrey (details to book your room will be provided in your Convention registration confirmation email).
Please note, there is no virtual option for this year's Convention.
What's New for Convention 2021?
New Thursday & Friday Dual-Track Sessions
- Morning & Afternoon Schedule Tracks: Thursday and Friday (Dec. 2 & 3) will feature two schedule tracks for attendees -- a morning track (breakfast is included) and an afternoon track (lunch is included). Both tracks feature the same speakers and session topics.
- IMPORTANT: Attendees will register for and attend ONE of the two schedule tracks. For example, if you select the morning track, you will attend the Thursday and Friday morning sessions ONLY.
- Clinic Sessions: Each of Thursday's schedule tracks will round out the day with clinic sessions focused on practical topics to help your board lead more effectively.
- Delegate Assembly: AASB's annual business meeting will take place on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. All conference attendees are welcome to attend.
- Saturday Awards Breakfast (optional): AASB will recognize school board members who have advanced in the School Board Member Academy and honor this year's All-State School Board Award recipients during the awards breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 8-11 a.m.
Inaugural AASB Convention Toy Drive
AASB is pleased to announce the association's inaugural Convention Toy Drive to benefit Alabama children and families in need. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be given to an area non-profit organization for disbursement to area youth.
Please bring your donations of new, unwrapped toys with you to Convention (or take advantage of the Convention location inside the Riverchase Galleria and do your shopping while there)! Together, we can make the holiday season brighter for Alabama children.
Be sure to take time to visit with the vendors participating in the AASB Exhibit Showcase. You'll learn more about a variety of products and services available to help your school systems operate more efficiently. Plus, you'll have an opportunity to win exciting prize drawings and giveaways!
Information for Vendors
Don’t miss your chance to build relationships with Alabama’s school board members and superintendents! AASB's Annual Convention 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! Act quickly because booth locations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
NOTE: You must register for Convention prior to booking your hotel room. Hotel booking information will be provided in your confirmation email.
Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL 35244
Reservation line: 1-888-591-1234
Dr. Richard A. White
Professor & Principal Tubist
"R.A.W. Tuba": The Power of Overcoming, Resilience & Determination (NO POWERPOINT)
Former NFL player, Consultant and Author
Transformational Leadership: The Building Block to Becoming a Game-Changing Leader (NO POWERPOINT)
Umatilla School System Superintendent
Expectations Matter: Supporting School Leadership to Impact Student Success (NO POWERPOINT)
Deputy Director at Legislative Services Agency - Fiscal Division
Fiscal Forecast (VIEW PRESENTATION)
Executive Director of PARCA
Examining the ACAP Results (VIEW PRESENTATION)
Ask the Education Law Experts (No Presentation)
Resources Available from the ALSDE (No Presentation)
Freedom School Program: Empowering Students in Rural Alabama (View Presentation)
Obtaining Powerful Reading Results Despite Barriers (View Presentation)