Tennessee Education Association

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Minority Affairs Conference

ThJohnella Martin/TEA Minority Affairs Conference is designed to provide an opportunity for ethnic minority members of the Tennessee Education Association to receive pertinent information and training to assist them in their profession and community outreach. TEA provides an overall focus on the latest instruction and professional development techniques designed to enhance teaching and administrative skills, including an overall understanding of and participation in the local, state and National Education Association. The Minority Affairs Conference addresses the challenges facing ethnic minority students and educators in Tennessee, including the need for adequate funding for schools serving minority and disadvantaged students. Other issues with a special impact on minority communities include: student achievement gaps, the need to increase diversity and cultural competence in the teaching workforce, and securing adequate and equitable resources for public education.


The Minority Affairs Conference is open to all educators statewide. TEA members get a special reduced rate.

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 04:00 to Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 03:00

Please use our online registration form in order to reserve your spot.
Hotel accommodations will be available through a link once you have hit "Submit" on the online registration form.
Hotel accommodations must be made by Friday, March 6th.


You will pay your registration fee below via PayPal once you have hit "Submit" on the online registration form:

$60 for TEA Members
$85 for Non-Members
$45 for Non-Members for Saturday Attendance Only