The Alamo Academies were recognized with a Gold Award by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The IEDC is the world’s largest professional organization for economic development practitioners – 4,500 members from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and many other nations. As a Gold Award recipient, the Academies are also nominated for the Best of Show Award and the winner will be announced at the IEDC Annual Conference in Fort Worth, TX on Monday, October 20th event. The San Antonio Economic Development Foundation submitted the Alamo Academies in the Human Capital category. The entry is entitled Alamo Academies, creating a skilled and educated workforce.