Leadership Conference

The TSBA Leadership Conference & Annual Convention will be held Thursday, November 2 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. Be sure to join us as we showcase the successful student achievement programs that are in place across the state and find out the latest educational trends and innovations.

Superintendents will receive one (1) day of CEO credit for this conference. 

  • Leadership Conference

    Thursday, November 2 & Friday, November 3 – Cancelled

    Registration Fee: $175

    Team Trek builds people and connects teams.  Come hear Team Trek COO, Mr. Conrad Lehfeldt, speak on how exceptional leaders build a culture of actively engaged people, 100% responsibility, high performing teams, and demonstrate situational leadership.

    Superintendents will receive one (1) day of CEO credit for the leadership conference.

    Agenda
    Speaker Bio

    Attendee Online Registration
  • Pre-Convention Workshops

    Friday, November 3 – Cancelled
    Registration Fee: $75
    The Pre-Convention Legal and Casting the Right Vote for Technology Workshops will be held on Friday of this year’s convention.  You may only register for one of these workshops since they occur simultaneously.

    Pre-Convention Legal Workshop Agenda
    Pre-Convention Casting the Right Vote for Technology Workshop Agenda

    Attendee Online Registration
  • Delegate Assembly

    Virtual Meeting: October 27, 2020

    Registration Fee: $0

    The Delegate Assembly is the official business meeting of TSBA and it will take place on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.  School Board Members must register as delegates by October 2o, 2020.

    Delegate Assembly Packet

    Delegate Assembly Information
    Submit a Change to a Position Statement
    Propose a Resolution
    Submit a Change to the Constitution & Bylaws

  • Other Events

    Board Secretaries’ Meeting – Cancelled
    The Board Secretaries’ Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 4 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. with a presentation by Homeland Security regarding their Project iGuardian.  Board members and superintendents that are not in the Delegate Assembly during that time are also invited to attend this session.


    Exhibit Hall 
    ($0)
    Friday, November 3 & Saturday, November 4

  • Hotel Accomodations

    TSBA has a room block at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.  You must register for the convention before you will receive the reservation information.  Once you register for the convention, the “Contact Email” address entered in the online form will receive an email with the group code for the hotel.  The room rate at the Gaylord Opryland is $200 per night, plus tax for a Standard Room and $265 per night, plus tax for an Atrium Room.  The deadline to make reservations is October 2, 2017.

  • Attire

    Casual dress is appropriate for all events except for the Awards Reception & Ceremony, in which case Sunday dress is appropriate.  We are setting aside Friday, November 3 as a day for boards to show their school system pride.  If your board has matching shirts, please wear them on Friday.

  • Exhibitor Tradeshow Registration

    Friday, November 3 – Saturday, November 4 – Cancelled

    The tradeshow is an integral part of the Tennessee School Boards Association’s convention, and exhibiting companies are publicized prior to and during the convention.  There will be a reception during the tradeshow hours on Friday, November 3 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and a convention breakfast during the tradeshow hours on Saturday, November 4 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., both of which take place in the exhibit hall.

    Tradeshow Dates/Hours:
    Friday, November 3 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Saturday, November 4 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

    Tradeshow Details:
    Tradeshow Brochure and Rules and Regulations

    For more information about this year’s tradeshow, please contact Brittany Massey, TSBA Director of Finance and Member Services, at (615) 815-3908 or bmassey@tsba.net.

    Tradeshow Online Registration