Tennessee Principals Association

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The Tennessee Principals Association (TPA) was founded in 1939 as a support system for Tennessee school leaders.  Over the decades, TPA has evolved as the premier professional association for K-8 Tennessee principals as well as district leaders.


Dr. Brian K. Partin selected as
TPA Executive Director
Beginning July 1, 2022

Tennessee Principals Serving On
NAESP Board of Directors

Dr. Ann-Marie Gleason
NAESP Zone 4 Director
2019-2022
Principal, Nashville TN

Dr. Kevin Armstrong
Middle Level Director
2019-2022
Principal, Nashville TN

Knoxville Principal Selected as 2021 National Distinguished Principal from Tennessee

Shay Siler
Principal
Sequoyah Elementary School
Knoxville, TN

TENNESSEE PRINCIPAL, Dr. Kevin Armstrong
Candidate for NAESP Vice-President

Election Will Be Held
in Spring 2022

Electronic Ballot will be sent to TPA/NAESP Members

TENNESSEE PRINCIPAL, Dr. Ashley Aldridge-Wilson
Candidate for NAESP Board of Directors, Zone 4 Director

Election Will Be Held in Jan./Feb. 2022

An Electronic Ballot will be sent to TPA/NAESP Members

TPA MEMBER BENEFITS

ADVOCACY
Letting your voice be heard!

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
Striving to be our best!

AdvocacyProfessional Learning

2022 Tennessee Principals Conference
November 13-15, 2022

DollyWood’s DreamMore
Resort & Spa in
Pigeon Forge, TN

SAVE THE DATE!
We will see you there!

The mission of the Tennessee Principals Association is to support, empower, and connect Tennessee Principals.

2021-2022 Events

Nov 14-16, 2021

2021 Tennessee Principals Conference

January 2022

Articles Due for Spring Issue of Tennessee Principal

February 2022

Articles due for Spring Issue of Tennessee Principal

February 25, 2022

Applications due for Outstanding Assistant Principal Award

Feb. 27-March 2, 2022

National Leaders Conference (Arlington,VA) – by invitation

March 30, 2022

Applications due for National Distinguished Principal Award

May 8-11, 2022

State Executive Directors Meeting (Amelia Island, FL) – by invitation

June 4-5, 2022

2022-23 TPA Board Summer Planning Meeting (Nashville)

July 15-17, 2022

NAESP PreK-8 Principals Conference (Louisville, KY)

Nov. 13-15, 2022

2022 Tennessee Principals Conference (Pigeon Forge, TN)

Benefits

  • Professional Membership
  • Professional Liability Coverage ($2 million)
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Advocacy in Washington
  • TPA Publications: TN Principal Journal & TNPRIN News
  • NAESP Publications: Principal Magazine, Communicator e-newsletter, Principal Insights
  • Professional Networks
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Goals

  • SUPPORT Tennessee Principals to enhance professional skill level
  • EMPOWER Tennessee Principals to build leadership capacity
  • CONNECT Tennessee Principals to expand professional networks
  • DEVELOP long-term financial infrastructure to enable TPA to become the premier education leadership association for Tennessee Principals