Professional Learning

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The TPA Framework for Professional Learning will provide TN Principals with the opportunity to enhance their professional skill level and serve as a hub to connect and share knowledge with school leaders across the state.

NAESP Virtual Learning Opportunities

May. 4

May. 12

May. 18

May. 18

District Level Learning Opportunities

Shelby County Schools

Higher Education Learning Opportunities

University of Memphis

Under Development

Founded in 1921, NAESP has been serving elementary and middle school principals and other education leaders throughout the United States, Canada, and overseas.  

We are excited to bring the one national event that provides the strongest unified voice for pre-k–8 educators to the location of our very first conference.  

Join us in Chicago, July 8-10, 2021, to help celebrate NAESP's 100th anniversary of offering professional learning experiences designed to inspire bold thinking and innovative leadership.

NAESP National Conference

Under Development

Director of Professional Learning
The TPA Board of Directors is focusing on Professional Learning for all levels of school leadership statewide.  Selina Sparkman brings a wealth of experience and knowledge as the Director of Professional Learning for the Tennessee Principals Association.  Selina is taking the lead to build a Professional Learning platform that meets the needs of educational leaders.  Learning opportunities will be posted on the TPA website:

Director of TPA Professional Learning
Appointment pending

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


  • 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


  • 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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