Tennessee Education Association

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Political Academy


Thank you to all who registered and we look forward to seeing you at 9 AM the TEA headquarters, 801 Second Avenue North, on Saturday, October 12!

If you have any questions about registration, please email Mary Poindexter by clicking here

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TEA Political Academy is a free one-day training to help set the stage for a successful 2020 election year. Offered by TEA leadership and the staff of Government Relations, the training is designed as a fun and informative day of organizing for political power. Members who participate will understand what is politically possible and have tools and resources to make their vision a reality. The training is strictly non-partisan, following the TEA idea that in politics “it’s not about R, it’s not about D, it’s about E.” The training is free, just SIGN UP to reserve a spot at our online portal here. Materials and lunch will be provided for all attendees who have registered.     

There are two tracks to the TEA Political Academy: Building Political Power of Local Associations, and Individual Candidate Training to Win Elections.    

Coming a great distance from Nashville? TEA reserves hotel rooms for the Friday night prior to the academy. These rooms are below market rate for Nashville and are subsidized by the association. Availability for these rooms is limited. Requests for rooms are made through the sign-up portal.

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 09:00

Tennessee Education Association
801 Second Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201

<p><strong>Registration is now closed for this event.<br /> Registration Deadline is Tuesday, October 1st.</strong> Any participants not registered before the deadline will not be accepted.<br /> If you have any questions or concerns, please contact <strong><a href="mailto:mpoindexter@tnea.org?subject=Political%20Academy%20for%20October%2012%2C%202019&amp;body=First%20Name%3A%0ALast%20Name%3A%0APhone%20Number%3A%0AEmail%20Address%3A%0AQuestion%20%2F%20Concern%3A">Mary Poindexter</a>.</strong></p>

$20 Deposit
All hotel accommodations for TEA members will be double occupancy rooms on Friday, October 11, 2019 for those traveling 50 miles or more to attend this event.
If you choose to have a single room, you will need to pay an additional $90 to coverage half of the room rate.

Non-members are welcome to attend. Please read carefully read the cost breakdown for non-members below:
Non-members who wish to have a single room will need to cover the hotel accommodations of $180.
Non-members willing to have a roommate, will pay $90 to coverage half of the room rate.

All hotel accommodations will be for Friday, October 11, 2019.