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2021 Virtual Conference

Giving students the Roots to Grow and the Wings to Fly

The Roots and Wings Conference will focus on two major areas: Social and Emotional Learning(SEL), which helps students develop the roots to grow, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) which gives them wings to fly!

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Reserve your Spot!

$50 Registration Fee

Registration Deadline - February 26, 2021


March 4-5, 2021

Although it's not feasible to convene in person this year, the Alabama Community Education Association is excited to use this opportunityto expand in new ways through a partnership with the Alabama Afterschool Community Network! The conference will be held March4-5, 2021 and will offer a variety of live and pre-recorded sessions, a virtual Exhibition Hall, and a variety of opportunities for participants to learn alongside afterschool professionals from across the state.

March 4th Session Track

March 5th Session Track

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Featuring Keynote Session Speakers

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Dr. Melisa Fowler
Associate Clinical Professor
Elementary Science Education
University of Alabama
STEM Education Director, AELA

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Dr. Jason Bryant
Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Truman Pierce Institute
Auburn University

For more information:

Cindy Warner at (205)682-5940


Janet Gulledge at (205) 682-5941

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