LEAD Attendees


Register for LEAD 2014 here.

Registration Fees

Full Conference:

  • Early Registration (until Sept. 2): $165.00
  • Standard Registration (Sept. 2-Oct. 1): $180.00
  • Late Registration (after Oct. 1) $205.00


  • Early Registration (until Sept. 2): $130.00
  • Standard Registration (Sept. 2-Oct.1): $150.00
  • Late Registration (after Oct. 1): $175.00

One Day Exhibit Hall Pass: $50


The LEAD Conference accepts the following forms of payment. All registration amounts and corresponding payments must be in USD.

  • Checks
    • Personal
    • School
    • District/County
    • State
    • Organization
    • Business
  • Credit Card
  • Money Orders

Check or Money Order

Payable to:
State of Tennessee

Mail to:
LEAD Conference
c/o TN Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower, 11th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway

Nashville, TN 37243-0376

Purchase Order

Each individual must register online before the P.O. is submitted. A single P.O. may be used by multiple registrants, but each registrant must enter the P.O. number on their individual online registration form. The printed P.O. must contain the names of each registrant.

  1. Participants must be registered before a P.O. is submitted.
  2. Make your P.O. to the attention of “LEAD Conference c/o TN Department of Education.”
  3. Be sure to list each registrant on the P.O. by name and include a copy of their registration confirmation page.
  4. Either email to LEAD.Conference@tn.gov, fax to (615) 532-9412, or mail to the address above.

Credit Cards

We accept all major credit cards. Payment information will be accepted via the online registration form. If additional information is needed in order to process payment, please contact us at LEAD.Conference@tn.gov.

Refund Policy

Registration fees are non-refundable. Substitution of personnel is recommended in lieu of cancellation.

Special Accommodations

Participants requiring special accommodations or assistance (e.g. sign language interpretation, etc.) during the conference should email LEAD.Conference@tn.gov after registering.

Discounted guest room rates are available at the following hotels. You may make a reservation either online or by calling the hotel. If you are calling the hotel, please mention that you are attending the Tennessee Department of Education’s LEAD Conference to ensure that you receive the conference rate. The cutoff date for making a reservation at the discounted rate is Oct. 3.

Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown

Rate: $199

Reservations: Online or call 1-615-687-9995

Holiday Inn Express Nashville – Downtown

Rate: $189

Reservations: Online or  Call 1-877-443-7829

Sheraton Nashville Downtown

Rate: $209

Reservations: Online or call 1-800-447-9825

Fairfield Inn and Suites Nashville Downtown / The Gulch

Rate: $169

Reservations: Online or call 1-888-236-2427

Courtyard West End

Rate: $159

Reservations: Online or call 1-800-245-1959

Marriott Airport

Rate: $122

Reservations: Online or call 1-800-228-9290

Courtyard Nashville Downtown (SOLD OUT)

Rate: $181

Reservations: Online or call 1-800-228-9290

Renaissance Downtown (SOLD OUT)

Rate: $209

Reservations: Online or call 1-800-468-3571

School leaders will be able to earn TASL credit at the 2014 LEAD Conference. More information regarding the amount of available credits and requirements for earning credit will be available at a later date.

Each year, the LEAD Conference connects its attendees with leading exhibitors, providing you with an opportunity to go home with some amazing products and services for your schools and systems. At the conference registration desk, you will find an entry form for the Exhibitor Giveaway. Each person who collects signatures from at least 30 exhibitors in Exhibit Hall C will be eligible to have their name entered into our Exhibitor Giveaway. Prizes will include service subscriptions, exciting technology, and more.

Giveaway Details:

  • To enter, you must first collect signatures from 30 exhibitors in Exhibit Hall C.
  • Turn in your completed entry form to the Conference Information Booth, located in the registration area, by noon on Tuesday.
  • Entries will be verified to ensure that at least 30 exhibitors have signed your form.
  • The drawing will take place in Exhibit Hall C during the last 30 minutes of lunch on Tuesday.
  • Limit of ONE entry per person.
  • You or a designee must be present to win!
Last Update: August 19, 2014