MBHS Latin's Drew Lasater Re-Elected ACA President

  • Lasater is in his 16th year teaching at Mountain Brook High School.

  • Friday, September 30, 2022 – Mountain Brook High School Latin teacher, Drew Lasater, was recently elected to serve as President of the Alabama Classical Association (ACA). This will be his second term serving as ACA President.

    “I am eager to once again serve in this capacity,” Lasater said. “We have a great network of classical educators in this state and it’s a privilege to represent Mountain Brook and lead this group.”

    The ACA is a professional organization that exists to promote, improve, and extend the study and appreciation of Classical languages and culture at all educational levels in the State of Alabama. Members of the ACA are teachers of Latin, Greek, and Classical languages and cultures, as well as anyone who shares in a love of Classics and a desire to promote its study in Alabama.

    The ACA holds meetings in conjunction with the Alabama World Languages Association (AWLA) at its annual conference. 

    Duties and responsibilities of the ACA President:

    • Preside at ACA business meeting held at AWLA 

    • Attend AWLA Executive Council meetings as ACA representative

    • Submit a brief written annual report to AWLA about ACA events

    • Lead ACA executive council meetings (via Skype or phone) 

    • Select and communicate with the keynote speaker for AWLA with the guidance of the rest of the ACA Executive council

    • Encourage membership to present sessions at AWLA

    • Plan fall ACA meeting