Alabama CTE Summer Professional Development Conference

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Program Preview

Join us in Mobile this July for a refreshed CTE Summer Professional Development Conference!

This year’s conference has an updated format and structure to allow more time for you to network, collaborate, and connect with your peers.

Program Overview

(Agenda is tentative and subject to change.)

Wednesday, July 24, 2024
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:00 a.m. Lunch and Exhibitor Networking
1:00 p.m. Opening Session
3:00 p.m. Exhibitor Networking
4:00 p.m. ALACTE Section Meetings

Thursday, July 25, 2024
8:00 a.m. CTE Cluster specific content begins!
4:00 p.m. CTE Cluster specific content ends!

Friday, July 26, 2024
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. Closing Session and the State of CTE
11:45 a.m. Conference Concludes


  • You must be registered for the ALACTE SUMMER CONFERENCE to attend. 
  • Please make sure you wear your Conference ID to the class for verification of conference registration.
  • You must be enrolled in the Recertification class through your AIM account. (You should already have an AIM account through your local school system.) To enroll in the class, YOU MUST CONTACT THE TRANSPORTATION OFFICE FOR THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WHERE YOU ARE EMPLOYED.   
  • Please have your school system’s Transportation office email your name and Driver License number to Ms. Felicia Toles (, and indicate that you wish to attend the Recertification class being held at the Career and Technical Education conference held in Mobile on Friday, July 26, 2024.  Once this is done, Ms. Toles will enroll you into the class. If you do not register through AIM, you will not be allowed in the class. You can only receive credit for this class through the AIM program. 

    Please note that this Recertification class is from 8 AM – 12 PM instead of the traditional 9 AM – 1 PM. 


    Alabama CTE has arranged for a room block at two host hotels. Once the room blocks have sold out, attendees will be able to secure their own lodging at their own choice hotels.

    Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

    64 S Water St
    Mobile, AL 36602

    The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa

    26 N Royal St
    Mobile, AL 36602

    Holiday Inn Mobile Downtown/Hist. District

    301 Government Street
    Mobile, AL 36602

    The Admiral

    251 Government St.
    Mobile, AL 36602

    Hampton Inn Mobile – East Bay/Daphne

    29451 US-98
    Daphne, AL 36526
    Reservation have to be made by June 22, 2024.

    Hilton Garden Inn Mobile – East Bay/Daphne

    29546 N. Main St.
    Daphne, Al 36526
    Reservations have to be made by June 22, 2024.

    Below is a list of recommended overflow hotels within 20 minutes of the Mobile Convention Center. Attendees are responsible for calling or booking online.

    Registration Costs

    Registration is now open! Register soon as rates increase as the conference draws near. Registrations must be paid with a Credit Card.

    All registration and conference questions should be directed to our Alabama CTE Support Team at


    Partner With Us!

    Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities

    Connect with active CTE educators from across the state as they prepare and make plans for the new academic year. Spend time with administrators, counselors, career coaches, and teachers and share how you can help them build College + Career-Ready learners!

    Become A Partner

    Questions about exhibiting and/or sponsoring should contact

    This event is delivered in partnership with:

    Platinum Level Sponsors

    Gold Level Sponsors

    Silver Level Sponsors

    Bronze Level Sponsors

    In-Kind Sponsor