FOCUS Rally

The FOCUS Rally is an annual event for students in grades 7-12 and adult school chaperones. It is held each year in the fall at multiple locations. The Rally highlights breakout sessions featuring outstanding presenters from across the State of Alabama.

  • Tuscaloosa Rally
    Tuscaloosa Rally

    Tuesday, September 12

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  • Talladega Rally
    Talladega Rally

    Wednesday, September 20

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  • Andalusia Rally
    Andalusia Rally

    Wednesday, October 11

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Locations & Directions

September 12, 2017 – Tuesday at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa, AL

Maps & Directions


September 20, 2017 – Wednesday at the Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL

Directions

Campus Map


October 11, 2017 – Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Andalusia, AL
Directions

Additional Details

Grades 7 -12; Middle Schools Invited and Encouraged to Attend

 

Educators must register for STI-PD through the AL State Department of Education at http://pdweb.alsde.edu to receive 4 hours of Professional Development Credit. The STI-PD No: SDECT0191.

 

State of Alabama Department of Education Memorandum

 

The registration deadline is a week prior to the event! 
There is a $25.00 per person registration fee (covers lunch, T-shirt, and materials for all students and school chaperones). Other adult participants and exhibitors may purchase a T-Shirt for $15.00 at the Rally. For exhibitors there is a $35.00 per person at each location registration fee, which will include lunch. The registration fee will increase to $30 per person for students, chaperones and adults and $40 per person for exhibitors after the deadline.

You may pay online through PayPal with a credit card when registering or an invoice for payment will be e-mailed upon receipt of your registration form. NO CASH PLEASE! School Check or Purchase Order Number. COMPLETE PAYMENT OR PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER IS DUE A WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT! ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST PAY PRIOR TO THE RALLY!


Any changes or cancellations to a registration must be made a week prior to the event. If anyone cancels their registration after a week prior to the event they will be held responsible to pay their entire invoice amount. No changes to the registration number will be allowed a week prior to the event.

Contacts

For registration information, please contact:
April Freitag; Communications & Events Coordinator
[email protected]

For program information, please contact:
Sue Jones; Executive Director
(256) 453-0655
[email protected]

Past Rallies

Summary Report for the 14th Annual FOCUS Rally – Coming Soon

For the first time ever, FOCUS offered two regional rallies! The first was held on September 13, 2016 at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa, AL.

The second Rally was held on September 21, 2016 at the Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL. 

13th Annual FOCUS Rally was held on April 28, 2016 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Summary Report for the 13th Annual FOCUS Rally

12th Annual FOCUS Rally was held on April 30, 2015 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Summary Report for the 12th Annual FOCUS Rally

11th Annual FOCUS Rally was held on March 6, 2014 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Summary Report for the 11th Annual FOCUS Rally

10th Annual Rally for Awareness was held on April 18, 2013 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Summary Report of the 10th Annual “Rally for Awareness”

Program for 10th Annual “Rally for Awareness”

9th Annual Rally for Awareness was held on April 19, 2012 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Program for 9th Annual “Rally for Awareness”

8th Annual Rally for Awareness was held on April 28, 2011 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Summary Report of the 8th Annual “Rally for Awareness”

7th Annual Rally for Awareness
was held on April 29, 2010 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.

Summary Report of the 7th Annual “Rally for Awareness”

7th Annual “Rally for Awareness” News Release

Video Clips from the 7th Annual Rally for Awareness:
Video Clip 1
Video Clip 2
Video Clip 3
Video Clip 4

6th Annual “Rally for Awareness” was held on April 23, 2009 at Shocco Springs Conference Center in Talladega, AL.
 6th Annual “Rally for Awareness” News Release