Joint  Leadership Development Conference


2024 Joint Leadership Development Conference:

Coming Soon!


With nearly 5,000 students, educators, industry leaders, administrators and counselors attending, Alabama’s Joint Leadership Development Conference is the largest non-athletic joint gathering of students in the South Eastern United States for an educational purpose.

The goal of JLDC is to build Alabama’s College+Career-Ready workforce with employability skills, leadership training, exposure to Alabama’s career opportunities, and increased knowledge of CTE+CTSO opportunities.

The two day conference prepares students with essential 21st Century skills, including:

Creativity + Innovation

Communication + Collaboration

Initiative + Self Direction

Social + Cross-Cultural Skills

Leadership + Responsibility