Fortify: Strengthening Teachers & Leaders

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Event date(s): 
October 3, 2019
Event time(s): 
8:30am to 2:45pm CST
Event location: 
Lipscomb University - Downtown Spark Center (Nashville, TN)

Fortify is a modern, fast-paced conference featuring micro-sessions and impactful participant conversation. Presenters will share in a narrative format and conference participants will have time to discuss the big ideas they hear. Each narrative presented will highlight a passion topic. Take advantage of this rare opportunity for collaboration among PK-12 and Higher Education professionals.

Cicely Woodard, the 2018 Tennessee Teacher of the Year, will be the emcee for Fortify 2019.  The presenter lineup for Fortify 2019 will include:

  • Sharon Clark – Haywood County Schools, STEAM Teacher
  • Laura Lavery – Franklin Special School District, Spanish Educator
  • Elandriel Lewis – United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, Manager of Early Learning Initiatives
  • Otis McGresham – Vanderbilt University, Prevention Educator and Victim Resource Specialist
  • Melissa Miller – 2019 Tennessee Teacher of the Year
  • Greg O’Loughlin – Executive Director of The Educators’ Cooperative

Space is limited. Lunch and parking are included in your registration. 

Karen Marklein, Program Director