Professional Development 




East Tennessee: June 13 at Walters State Community College in Morristown

West Tennessee: June 15 at University School of Jackson


Click here to Register:

Members $35

Non-members $70


Ready to plan your day? 

Here's the schedule for Road Trip East.

Here's the schedule for Road Trip West.


 Lakisha Brinson

Join Keynote Speaker Lakisha Brinson

and librarians from about the state for great ideas and new connections.

Lakisha Brinson is a 14-year educator with a passion for teaching and learning. She is currently the Middle School Technology Coordinator for the University School on Nashville (USN). She researches and stays current on new & innovative educational technologies in an effort to provide the best instructional practices possible for her students. Find her on twitter @lakishabrinson

TASL Road Trip 2017

Registration: 8:00-8:30
Session 1: 8:30-9:15
Session 2: 9:25-10:10
Session 3: 10:20-11:05
Lunch: 11:05-12:30
Session 4: 12:30-1:30 Keynote
Session 5: 1:35-2:20
Session 6: 2:25-3:10
3:15-3:30 Final words, Door Prizes, Adjourn, pick up certificate
**Snacks & drink will be available throughout the day!


Attending Road Trip East?

Here are some nearby hotels:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Morristown
2903 Millers Pointe Drive, Morristown, TN 37813
(423) 307-1111

Hampton Inn Morristown, I-81
5368 Winners Circle Road, Morristown, TN 37813
(423) 839-1920


Attending Road Trip West?

Here are some convenient hotels:

1770 Hwy 45 Bypass
Jackson, TN. 38305
Country Inn and Suites
1935 Emporium Drive
Jackson, TN. 38305
LaQuinta Inn and Suites
2370 North Highland
Jackson, TN. 38305
Fairfield Inn and Suites
1335 Vann Drive
Jackson, TN. 38305
Howard Johnson Inn
1292 Vann Drive
Jackson, TN. 38305

And some nearby restaurants

Los Portales – 19 Stonebrook Place

McDonald’s  16 Stonebrook Place

Burger King – 38 Stonebrook Place

Red Lobster – 123 Stonebrook Place

Applebee’s – 155 Stonebrook Place

Arby’s – 208 Stonebrook Place

Outback Steakhouse – Stonebrook Place

Subway – 236 Oil Well Road

Zaxby’s- 222 Oil Well Road

Don Pancho Mexican Restaurant – 1081 Vann Dr.

T.G.I. Friday’s-- 1035 Vann Drive

Olive Garden Restaurant – 1067 Vann Drive

Genghis Grill – 1231 Vann Drive

Panera Bread – 1145 Vann Drive








 Your TASL Professional Development Team

TASL Road Trip Co-Chairs
Katie Capshaw (West Tennessee)
Brenda Goins (East Tennessee)




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