Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


What's New

TEA's Instructional Advocacy team has formed a new partnership with the IRIS Center at Vanderbilt


TEA President Barbara Gray made the following statement regarding TNReady:


TEA has received reports of false information concerning TEA’s involvement in decisions of the St


Upcoming Events

  • NEA Representative Assembly

    NEA Representative Assembly

    July 2, 2016 - 5:00pm to July 7, 2016 - 10:00am

    The NEA-RA is the annual Representative Assembly for the National Education Association.  Delegates to the RA are NEA/TEA members who are elected through their local or state Association. This year's Representative Assembly will be located in Washington, D.C. For more information, please click here.

    July 2, 2016 - 5:00pm to July 7, 2016 - 10:00am
  • NBCT Support Provider Training

    NBCT Support Provider Training

    July 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Teachers are constantly looking for new ways to improve their practice and expand their professional skill set. One of the ways to grow as a professional is through the National Board Certification process. Since it is such a rigorous process, it is important to have strong National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) to support candidates.

    The TEA Instructional Advocacy Team and Tennessee Department of Education are pleased to offer FREECandidate Support Provider (CSP) training for current NBCTs on Friday, July 8th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the training will conclude at 3 p.m.

    Visit the event webpage to learn more and register online. 

    July 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • ELL Conference

    ELL Conference

    July 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm

    This professional development opportunity is research-based and designed to enhance classroom strategies for closing the achievement gaps for ELL students. The conference will provide participants with the following training:

    • Strategies to support ELL learning and achievement within a standards-based curriculum framework
    • Instructional tools and techniques for differentiated instruction
    • Key strategies to advocate for ELL students
    • Techniques for collaborating with ELL teachers
    • An understanding of the academic language demands of standards-based lessons
    July 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to July 19, 2016 - 4:00pm