TASL Professional Learning

Administrators in positions required to earn TASL credit must earn 28 hours of TASL credit every two years. Below you will find a list of professional learning events granting TASL credit that are aligned to the Tennessee Instructional Leadership Standards (TILS). New professional learning opportunities with open enrollment are posted as they are approved. You will find enrollment and/or facilitator contact information listed with each event. The TASL office must receive attendance records from the event organizer in order to credit TASL hours to participants’ records. Individuals cannot request credit for events.

Events for TASL Credit

2014 Leveraging Principal Leadership December 8-9, 2014

8th Annual Tennessee School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) Conference November 20-21, 2014

Adding Check-In/Check-Out System of Behavior Supports to Your RTI2 Efforts February 6, 2015

Bullying, Harassment and Hazing: Policy and Best Practices various dates

  • Locations:
    • March 3, 2015, Nashville
    • March 4, 2015, Morristown
    • March 17, 2015, Jackson
  • Hours: 4
  • Contact: Kimberly Daubenspeck

Classroom Management Practices that Score Big on TEAM June 11, 2015

Comprehensive Connections Across the Content AreasFebruary 3, 2015

  • Location: Martin Center: Turner Hall D, Nashville, TN
  • Hours: 3
  • Contact: Zach McPeters

East TN Federal Programs Conference December 10-12, 2014

  • Location: Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Hours: 14
  • Contact: Alyena Kauffman

Foundation of Quality Tier 1 Instruction June 8-9, 2015

Got Data? Now What? Blended Learning Book Study various dates

  • Location: Martin Professional Development Center, Nashville, TN & online platforms (Edmodo; Anymeeting)
  • Hours: 8
  • Contact: Margie Johnson

Growing the Green: Building Tier 1 of School-wide Positive Behavior Support June 15-16, 2015

Innovative Leaders Institute various dates

Leader U June 20, 2015

Lessons in Workplace Relationships various Dates

  • Locations:
    • February 18, 2015, Morristown
    • February 20, 2015, Jackson
    • March 2, 2015, Nashville
  • Hours: 4
  • Contact: Kimberly Daubenspeck

Mid-Cumberland Data Consortia September 2014 - April 2015

  • Location: Mid-Cumberland Office
  • Hours: 5
  • Contact: Vicky B. Smith

National Alternative Education Association (NAEA) Annual Conference March 27-29, 2015

  • Location: Sawgrass Marriott, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • Hours: 18
  • Contact: Lee Farris

P-16 Mini-Workshops in EducationNovember 6, 2014

  • Location: Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
  • Hours: 5
  • Contact: Mr. D. D. Tennant and Dr. Matt Smith @ Janice.Fox@tn.gov

Partners in Education ConferenceJanuary 27-29, 2015

PBIS Model School Training various dates

  • Cohort 1:
    • August 7, 2014
    • September 25, 2014
    • October 23, 2014
    • November 20, 2014
  • Cohort 2:
    • January 8, 2015
    • January 22, 2015
    • February 12, 2015
    • February 26, 2015
  • Location: Jackson
  • Hours: 28

Powerful Instructional Coaching various dates

  • Location:
    • March 23, 2015: Carl Perkins Civic Center, Jackson, TN
    • March 24, 2015: The Martin Center, Nashville, TN
    • March 25, 2015: The Lighthouse, Knoxville, TN
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: Rene Diamond

Principal Academyvarious dates

  • Location: Carter and Hawkins Counties
  • Hours: 21
  • Contact: Mia Hyde

Project Zero MemphisJanuary 17, 2015

  • Location: Dogwood Elementary School
  • Hours: 4
  • Contact: Heather Fisher

Restorative Practices February 11-12, 2015

RTI2: District Reflection and Planning Workshop various dates

Safe and Secure Schools - A Balanced Approach various dates

  • January 14, 2015
    • Location: Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center, Memphis, TN
    • Hours: 6
    • Contact: Dennis Lewis
  • January 15, 2015
    • Location: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Nashville, TN
    • Hours: 6
    • Contact: Dennis Lewis
  • January 16, 2015
    • Location: Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Knoxville, TN
    • Hours: 6
    • Contact: Dennis Lewis

School Counselor and Administrator Leadership Institute March 8-10, 2015

  • Location: Embassy Suite, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Hours: March 8: 3
  • Hours: March 9-10: 11
  • Hours: March 8-10: 14
  • Contact: Lori Paisley

School Finance Workshop various dates

School Finance, with Related School Law for Principals, Assistant Principals & Administrative Assistant, Part I various dates

  • Location: Various sites
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact:David Huss

School Finance, with Related School Law for Principals, Assistant Principals & Administrative Assistant, Part II various dates

  • Location: Various sites
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: David Huss

School Finance, with Related School Law for Principals, Assistant Principals & Administrative Assistant, - Customized to address specific needs of school systems various dates

  • Location: Various sites
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: David Huss

School Leadership Briefing September 2014 - May 2015

School Leadership Coaching Strategies (4 sessions) January 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015

  • Location: Humes Prep. Academy Middle School, Memphis, TN
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: Lisa D. Henry

School Team Training Series various dates

  • Available Dates
    • June 10-12, 17-19, and 24-26, 2014
    • September 26, 27 and October 4, 2014
    • January 24, 30, 21, 2015
  • Location: Various regional
  • Hours: 30
  • Contact: Tiffany McDole

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse various dates

  • Locations:
    • February 18, 2015, Morristown
    • February 20, 2015, Jackson
    • March 2, 2015, Nashville
  • Hours: 4
  • Contact: Kimberly Daubenspeck

Simplifying Response to Intervention: Maximizing Success for Teachers and Students March 6, 2015

  • Location: Tennessee Education Association Building at 801 2nd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: Cheryl Richardson

Student Focused TEAM Evaluation and Feedback December 1,2,3, 2014

TAASE Legal Conference 2014December 8-10, 2014

TASSP Winter Conference January 15-16, 2014

  • Location: Murfreesboro, TN
  • Hours: 10
  • Contact: Dirk Ash

Tennessee Arts Academy: Arts Leadership, Administration, and Assessment July 12-17, 2015

Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA), East and MiddleMarch 5, 2015

  • Location East TN: Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center
  • Location Middle TN: MTSU Education Building
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: Marla Phillips

Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA), West January 20, 2015

The Education Trust 2014 National ConferenceNovember 13-14, 2014

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Hours: 14
  • Contact: Melva Jones

Tier 2 Strategies for Supporting Behaviorally "At Risk" Students - Or, Strategies to Keep Johnny from Coming to My Office! February 27, 2015

TAASE Spring Drive-In Legal Conference, April 2, 2015

  • Location: Airport Marriott, Nashville, TN
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: David Brown

TASCD Summer Institute June 18-19, 2015

  • Location: Park Vista Hotel, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Hours: 14
  • Contact: Geeta McMillan

TN IDA's Annual Rise Conference: 2nd Southern Regional Conference April 17-18, 2015

  • Location: Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN
  • Hours: 7
  • Contact: Erin Alexander

TRIAD Administrator Academy various dates

  • Locations:
    • Johnson City, TN: 10/8/14 - 10/9/14
    • Nashville, TN: 10/14/14 - 10/15/14
    • Memphis, TN: 10/22/14 - 10/23/14
  • Hours: 12
  • Contact: Sarah Blumberg 615-936-2163
Last Update: February 24, 2015