Important Dates


New Occupational Licensed Teacher Training

  • Dates: The training is five days long and will be held the week of Jan. 5- 9, 2015
  • Training Location: The training will be held at the Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
  • Time: Registration and breakfast will be from 8-9a.m. CST daily with sessions beginning at 9 a.m. each day.
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day during the training.
  • Attendance: In order to receive credit for attending the training, all participants must attend the full five days. We value your safety and support your decision not to attend the training in the event of inclement weather. However, if you miss a day of training, you will not receive credit for attending and will be required to make up the training in July 2015. Your safety is of paramount importance, should you feel like you need to cancel, please contact
  • Work Products: During the training, you will create several work products which may require work outside of normal conference hours. The products must be submitted to receive credit for this training. It is highly recommended that you bring a laptop computer for this purpose.

If you are traveling from out of town, we have reserved room blocks at the Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Dr, Nashville, TN 37214 at the state rate of $139.

You may reserve your room online or call the hotel at (615) 889-9300.

When making a reservation, be sure to indicate that you are with the TN Dept of Education to reserve your room within the group block.

The cut-off date for hotel reservations for this group block is Dec. 15, 2014.

If you have any questions about your registration, please contact

Teaching Personal Finance: Training Requirement for Tennessee Educators

  • Dates: Jan. 15-16, 2015, Murfreesboro
  • 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (central)
  • Training Location: Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Campus, Murfreesboro
  • To register, please email your name, subject taught, school, email address, and phone number to

This two-day workshop will provide secondary educators and college pre-service (student) teachers with the training to meet the employment standard to teach the high school personal finance course. The session will allow educators to expand their knowledge of personal finance concepts and provide them with curriculum and supplemental teaching tools for use in the classroom. Participants must attend both days to satisfy the training requirement to teach the high school personal finance course.


Winter CTE Director Meeting

  • Feb. 17-18, 2015, Nashville

Work-Based Learning Recertification Spring Deadline

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 (online submission)

Service Learning Training

  • Date: Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
  • Training Location: Cumberland County Community Complex, 1398 Livingston Rd., Crossville, TN 38555


Spring CTE Director Meeting

  • April 23-24, 2015, Jackson


Institute for CTE Educators

  • July 6-10, 2015, Nashville

New Occupational Licensed Teacher Training

  • July 13-17, 2015, Nashville
Last Update: December 18, 2014