Monday, April 25, 2016

The Alabama Education Association’s Resources

An alumnus of Illinois State University with an MS in technology education, Britton Devier anticipates receiving his EdD in educational leadership from Liberty University in 2017 and currently serves as the director of credit recovery and advancement at Smiths Station High School in Smiths Station, Alabama. A longtime educator, Britton Devier maintains membership in several professional organizations, including the National Education Association (NEA) and the Alabama Education Association (AEA).

An affiliate of the NEA, the AEA is dedicated to advocating for, funding, promoting, and protecting quality public education throughout the state. Open to education professionals, students, and retirees, the AEA offers several member benefits and resources, ranging from meetings and conferences to professional development and continuing education (CE) opportunities.

In addition to specialized conferences on subjects like professional rights and responsibilities and leadership, the AEA’s CE programs provide members with a way to fulfill their professional development and certification requirements. Based on local enrollment numbers, they are free to members and open to non-members for a fee.