TSBA Day on the Hill Registration Form
February 23, 2010 Sheraton Downtown Hotel
School District: ______________________________________________________________
Name /number of person completing this form: ____________________________________
Name Position Registration Fee
Total Amount Enclosed
Registration fee is $55 per registrant and must be received by Feb. 23, 2010. Please make checks payable to TSBA.
Cancellations must be in writing and postmarked by Feb. 9, 2010, to receive a full refund. Cancellations received after this
date will be invoiced the full registration fee.
Mail a copy of this form with payment to:
TSBA, ATTN: Registrar, P.O. Box 440011, Nashville, TN 37244-0011
Day on the
February 23, 2010
Tennessee School Boards Association
AGENDA TSBA DAY ON THE HILL
Sheraton Downtown naShville
February 23, 2010
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 PROGRAM INFORMATION
When you vote in elections for the state Remember, as elected officials, legislators are
7 a.m. - Breakfast legislature or hear election results on the news, very much like school board members. They
7:30 a.m. - Welcome do you ever find yourself saying, “I hope they do cannot read their constituents’ minds. A great
something to help our public schools?” Later, line in the Declaration of Independence
8:10 - 9 a.m. - Legislative Program when you hear of a particular vote by your reads, “Governments derive their just power
9 a.m. – Adjourn senator or representative, do you sometimes from the consent of the governed.” If you
think to yourself, “What are those legislators don’t voice your disapproval of a piece of
doing? Someone should tell them how their legislation or a vote by your legislator, in
votes affect our schools?” Well, school board essence you are giving your consent. Likewise,
members, that someone is you, and the place if your representative supports education
to do it is TSBA’s “Day on the Hill.” and school boards, it is important to let that
person know he or she has your approval and
The annual “Day on the Hill” event provides support. Legislators are in office to help their
a unique opportunity for the education districts and to help you, their constituents.
HOTEL INFORMATION community, bringing school board members, If you don’t speak up and tell them how
For reservations, call the superintendents and state legislators together to help education in your community, be
Sheraton Downtown at for breakfast, fellowship and a discussion assured someone else with perhaps different
800-447-9825. about pending legislation and public interests will.
Reservation deadline: Jan. 23, 2010 So make plans now to attend “Day on the
Many of us have become cynical of politics Hill.” You won’t regret it!
Room rate: $132 single/$152 double and the legislative process; however, if you
When making reservations, take the time to come to Nashville during
please indicate you are with “Day on the Hill” you will most likely find It is extremely important for you &
TSBA Day on the Hill. legislators that sincerely care about what you your school board to personally invite
have to say and are committed to helping your legislators to the breakfast if
our schools and our children. They just need
Sheraton Nashville Downtown your board plans to attend Day on
some direction, which nobody can provide
is a non-smoking hotel. the Hill
better than you!