Board Advocacy for Children


The focal point of the day's activities is a discussion about working effectively with governmental bodies at all levels and the board's role as a creator of public opinion.

Major topics covered during this session include:

  • Influencing State and Federal Legislators
  • Developing Commission/City Council Support
  • Developing Relationships with Other Boards
  • Working With the Media
  • Generating Parental and Public Support
  • Turning Employees into Advocates

October 17, 2014: Knoxville - Hilton Garden Inn Knoxville West/Cedar Bluff
October 20, 2014: TSBA Headquarters
October 23, 2014: Dyersburg - Dyersburg Professional Development Center




      Lee Harrell                                 David Sevier