Tennessee Data & Attendance Supervisors

Registration for the Spring Conference is Now OPEN

The registration for the Spring 2017 Tennessee Data & Attendance Supervisors Conference is now OPEN! The conference will again be held at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro on April 19-21, 2017. You may register for the conference by clicking HERE. More information can be found by clicking the link at the top of this page.

Payment Options

Your district may pay the conference fee by two (2) options:

1. CHECK: Download the payment form from the confirmation email and send a check for $165 per person to:

        Debbie Elder

        Treasurer, Attendance Steering Committee

        141 Skyline Dr

         Byrdstown, TN 38549


2. CREDIT CARD: You may choose to pay with a major credit card by clicking the link below. There will be a additional $5 charge for using a credit card ($170 total per person). If your district is paying by credit card, please fill out the payment form from the confirmation email and SCAN a copy of the receipt and form to Debbie Elder.

Registration  at the Conference will be open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday  at 7:30 am
 All Group sessions are in Oakleigh ABC

 Conference Agenda- Spring 2017

Wednesday, April 19

8:00-5:00          Vendor Sessions (Times Will Vary by Vendor)
 Vendor                                                   Room

Aspen                                                  Broadlands A

Chalkable                                           Mirabella D
Edupoint                                             Mirabella A
Infinite Campus                                 Mirabella C
PowerSchool                                       Mirabella B
Skyward                                              Cambridge AB

2:00-4:00          Blending Student Services– Lori Paisley and Melisa Fuhrmeister

                          How Attendance Personnel can work with Coordinated  School Health, school nurses, and all student
                         service departments to better approach the issue of chronic absenteeism.

Thursday, April 20

 8:30-5:00         Vendor assistance available in same rooms as Wednesday
 8:30-9:15          Update from Commissioner’s Office
                           Laura Encalade, Chief of Staff, Tennessee Dept. of Education
 9:15-9:45          Transportation Data - Elfreda Tyler
 9:45-10:15        Grad Rate/Acceptable Documentation - Evan Kramer

 10:15-10:30      Break
10:30-11:00      Licensure for Attendance Supervisors –Dr. Susan Jones,
                          Office of Educator Licensure and Preparations
11:00-12:00      Chronic Absenteeism/ESSA—Mike Hermann, Mary Batiwalla
                                                                               and Pat Conner
12:00-1:00        Lunch
1:00-1:45          Truancy Law - Christy Ballard
1:45-2:15          Attendance: Incentives that Work - Sharon Spears
2:15-2:30          Cookie Break
2:30-4:00          Attendance & Grad Rate: One District's Approach - Stanley  Moss                                          
4:00-5:00         Vendor Session (Check with Your Vendor)

Friday, April 21
8:00-8:30          Title I Educational Stability Provisions for Children and Youth
                          in Foster Care - Johnathon Bolding and  Rebecca Whitehead
8:30-9:00         Attendance & Data: A Director's Perspective - Steve Starnes
9:00-9:45         EIS Updates - Melissa Teat
9:45-10:00       Break
10:00-11:30     Legislative Updates - Chuck Cagle
 11:30-12:00     Business Meeting 



Hotel Information

The Spring 2017 TDASC will again be held at the Embassy Suites and Conference Center in Murfreesboro. Rooms are available for Wednesday and Thursday nights only (Tuesday is sold out) at a conference rate of $148 per night plus tax. The contact information for the Embassy Suites is:

Embassy Suites

1200 Conference Center Blvd.

Murfreesboro, TN 37129