JLDC 2017 Recap
After an incredible two days in Birmingham, the results are in: JLDC 2017 was an incredible success!
During this year’s conference, more than 5,400 CTSO+CTE members from 262 schools around the state gathered to Multiply their Leadership.
On Monday, students and educators participated in organization-specific training sessions before experiencing an electrifying kickoff session that night. During the session, Anthony O’Neal shared his inspirational life story with attendees and challenged us all to take control over the decisions we make. The night was topped off with awesome performance by former America’s Got Talent contestant and Alabama-native, Jaycob Curlee, with the JLDC House Band.
On Tuesday morning, attendees learned essential skills from presenters Harriet Turk and Kelly Barnes before exploring the countless career opportunities at the Career Showcase + Expo that afternoon. There, students engaged with more than 70 of Alabama’s leading employers!