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Thousands Gathered in Birmingham for Leadership Conference

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More than 4,500 Alabama students gathered in Birmingham this week for leadership conference By Marie Leech BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – More than 4,500 students were in Birmingham the last two days for the 2013 Joint Leadership… [Read More]

Thousands Attend Student Leadership Conference

Over 5,000 students attended JLDC.

Thousands attend student leadership conference By Edward Burch BIRMINGHAM – AL – Some of Alabama’s young leaders are learning from Alabama’s current leaders.  More than 5,600 students are at the BJCC this week for the… [Read More]

Governor Bentley Speaks about Workforce Development

Governor Bentley speaks to school administrators and counselors and economic and workforce developers.

Governor Bentley speaks about workforce development in Birmingham Tuesday By Shannon Delcambre BIRMINGHAM, AL – Governor Robert Bentley was in Birmingham Tuesday, speaking teachers and students from across the state.

Directions and Bus Parking to the BJCC

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We are excited to announce that our host facility, the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, will provide complimentary bus parking for chapters attending JLDC. Click “Read More” for a map and directions.

Conference Schedule Now Available!

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Are you ready to live Off Balance On Purpose? More students than ever before will get to experience the power of Alabama’s Joint Leadership Development Conference as the 2013 event is the largest yet!

Education and Workforce Development Align


Students in Alabama are graduating with more skills and experience thanks to continued growth between education and workforce development strategies. Economic developers and educators are working together to give students opportunities for increasing their proficiency… [Read More]

Conference Partners


Alabama JLDC is excited to partner with many leading companies and employers in Alabama to present the Career Cluster Exhibition as part of the 2013 Joint Leadership Development Conference.

Conference Mobile App


JLDC is excited to offer a Guidebook Mobile App for this year’s conference! The app will have all the important conference information, such as schedule, speakers, map, and information on the Career Cluster Exhibition. Check… [Read More]

Career Cluster Exhibition

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Attendees of JLDC 2013 will get to interact with business and industry leaders like never before! Students can meet with leaders and representatives of top companies in Alabama showcasing career opportunities in all 16 Career… [Read More]

Registration Details


JLDC is the premier event for student leaders across the state of Alabama! Registration to JLDC will open in August. In the meantime, begin making plans now to attend. This web site has information on… [Read More]

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