Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


Administrators Conference

The Administrators Conference  is tailored to fit the needs of administrators, leaders and evaluators working in public school districts. Participants will enhance their skills through training opportunities that empower you as a leader in your school district.  This is an annual conference that provides the most current information associated with leadership and also exposes participants to strategies to increase academic performance of students and promotes schemata affecting staff development. This conference will earn seven TASL Credit Hours.

This year's Keynote Speaker is Jamie Robert Vollmer. 

Mr. Vollmer’s keynote address will be “Welcome to The Great Conversation: Building Public Support for Public Schools One Community at a Time.” 
Jamie Vollmer is an award-winning advocate of public education. He has worked for the past twenty-five years to help schools and their communities remove the obstacles to student learning, both in and out of school. His goal is to uplift his audiences and praise their success while showing them that they have the power to create a community-wide climate that supports rising student achievement. He is president of Vollmer, Inc., a public education advocacy organization working to halt the erosion of public trust and build support for America’s public schools. 
Jamie is the creator of the ground-breaking video series, The Great Conversation, and the author of the highly acclaimed book, Schools Cannot Do It Alone. Over the last thirty years, he has worked with hundreds of school districts, chambers of commerce, education associations, and foundations to create local conditions that encourage student success. 

This year's sessions will be:

  • Shifting Paradigms:  One School’s Journey to Become Trauma Informed
  • A View from the Principal’s Office:  5 Ways to Retain Effective Teachers at Difficult to Staff Schools
  • Servant Leadership:  Creating the Culture of “We”

All Tennessee Administrators

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 03:00 to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 02:00

To register, please fill out our online registration form by the registration deadline of March 5, 2019.


The following are the non-refundable registration fees for this year's Administrators Conference:
$60 for TEA members
$120 for non-members