ACCESS Virtual Learning


ACCESS Award Winners 2016



The following winners of the 2016 ACCESS Awards were presented their awards during the opening session of the 2016 Alabama Educational Technology Conference:


ACCESS Administrator of the Year – Tom Cochran, Principal, Reeltown High School, Tallapoosa County Schools

ACCESS Teacher of the Year –           Larry Thigpen, Teacher/Coach, Cleveland High School, Blount County Schools

ACCESS Counselor of the Year –         Barbara Wilkerson, Counselor, Foley High School, Baldwin County Schools

ACCESS Facilitator of the Year –       Peggy Garner, Talladega County Central High School, Talladega County Schools

ACCESS Student of the Year -            Erical Johnson, LaFayette High School, Chambers County Schools


Thanks for all the applications and nominations.  We have a lot of really outstanding people working in the ACCESS program.  ACCESS continues to be one of the top Virtual Learning Programs in the nation.

September Virtual Field Trip


The Alabama State Department of Education (SDE) kicks off the 2016-17 school year with our popular monthly Virtual Field Trips. Alabama has been a trailblazer using technology for the purpose of advancing education. Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide (ACCESS), Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX), Alabama Technology in Motion (ATiM), and e-learning for Educators are all strong tools used for the advancement of digital learning, in addition to the expansive ways technology is used in the classroom.  Click here to sign up.

September 12

Careers in the NFL

A Journey Through the Life of Helen Keller

Septermber 23

First Alabamians

September 13

First Alabamians

September 26

History of the NFL Scoring System

Men from Alabama that YOu Should Know

September 19

A Journey Through the Life of Helen Keller

September 29

Great Women of Alabama

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