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.
Locations & Directions
We regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the FOCUS Rally scheduled for September 16, 2020, at the
Shocco Springs Conference Center. This decision was made due to the current state of the nation concerning COVID-19.
We also regret to inform you that we must cancel the FOCUS Rally scheduled for September 23, 2020, at the University of Alabama.
This decision was made due to the University Office of Compliance, Ethics, and Regulatory Affairs and Board of Trustees
implementing a new stringent youth protection policy for the UA campus.
Grades 7 -12; Middle Schools Invited and Encouraged to Attend
There is a $30.00 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 $40.00 per person registration fee at each location, which includes the exhibitor table and lunch. The registration fee will increase to $35.00 per person for students, chaperones and adults and $45.00 per person for exhibitors after the deadline. A Bus Driver can attend the Rally at no charge.
Adults may register to receive four hours of STI-PD for attending the adult breakout sessions at the Rally
by registering at https://pdweb.alsde.edu. PD Title Number SDECT0191.
The registration deadline is a week prior to the event!
ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED 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.
For registration information, please contact:
April Freitag; Communications & Events Coordinator
For program information, please contact:
Sue Jones; Executive Director