Schedule: We will begin the day with registration from 8:00 – 8:30 (we will have doughnuts and coffee available during this time). At 8:30 we will begin with our keynote address. The conference will conclude after a wonderful day of break-out sessions at 3:00.
Directions: Our high school is still relatively new, so many navigation/GPS systems cannot locate it correctly (but will instead take you to our old high school building). Please use the following directions:
From Birmingham take I-59 north to exit # 143. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Take a left at the second traffic light (Husky Pkwy) and go down the hill to HTHS.
From Gadsden take I-59 south to exit # 143. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Take a left at the next traffic light (Husky Pkwy) and go down the hill to HTHS.
From I-459 head north to I-59 north to exit # 143. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Take a left at the second traffic light (Husky Pkwy) and go down the hill to HTHS.
Cost: The cost to participate in the conference is $45 per person (excluding session presenters) and includes lunch (Zoe's), 6 hours of STI PD credit, and 2013 membership dues for ACTE. You can either mail your check ahead of time or bring it with you on the day of the conference. When you check in at the conference, you will be issued a receipt. If your school is paying for you to attend and requires an invoice, please email our treasurer firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are mailing your check, please mail it to the following address –
Attn: Lacey Johnson
6450 Husky Parkway
Trussville, AL 35173
If you are traveling from out of town, we recommend the following hotels.
Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham/Trussville
3230 Edwards Lake Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama, 35235
Approximately $85 per night
Hampton Inn Birmingham/Trussville1940 Edwards Lake Road, Trussville, Alabama, 35235
Approximately $79 per night
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Trussville5911 Valley Road, I-59, Exit 141
Trussville, AL 35173 US
Approximately $99 per night
Lastly, I would like to ask you to encourage other English teachers in your departments to join us for a wonderful day of professional development. We’re less than two weeks away but still have space available for more participants. See you soon!
-Anna Hartzog, Vice President