Tennessee Leadership Training Institute

The Tennessee Leadership Training Institute provides training to student leaders with a focus on further developing their leadership skills. Student leaders will network with others from across the state, discuss the student experience, and learn from one another. 

Statesment Award - Attendees will have the opportunity to earn the Statesmen Award during TLTI. This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated their leadership skills and have mastered additional requirements in leadership training. Additional information and supplemental assignments will be made avaialble upon event registration. This award will be presented to students and advisors at teh conclusion of the Tennessee Leadership Training Institute (TLTI).

The Event

October 26-27, 2023 

TCAT Murfreesboro - Smyrna Campus

633 Ken Pilkerton Drive Smyrna, TN


Cost: $78 per person, payable through institution transfer of funds.

Please register below by September 29, 2023.

Each institution may register 3 SkillsUSA members + 1 advisor and 2 Student Government members + 1 advisor. If your institution would like to send additional participants to TLTI, please register your inital students within the above noted perameters and complete this waitlist. We will contact those on our waitlist after registation closes on September 29 fand open spaces as they are available. 

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms will be available under "TCAT Meeting". Please use the room reservation link to make arrangements direclty with the hotel. Rooms are avaialble on a first come, first served basis. 

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/Smyrna, $107 + taxes - 2631 Highwood Blvd. Smyrna. (615)355-6262 Hilton Room Reservation

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville/Smyrna, $107 + taxes - 2573 Highwood Blvd. Smyrna. (615)355-8432 Hamptom Room Reservations


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Attendees should wear business casual attire. SkillsUSA State Officer Candidates should wear SkillsUSA official attire with red blazer.

Tentative Schedule - Agenda coming soon! 

October 26 - 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

October 27 - 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM 

Registration opens September 1

For questions please contact: 

Kristina Krau Waymire, Director of Student Initiatives, kristina.waymire@tbr.edu or 615-365-1560

Daphne Brown, Director of CTE Student Engagement, daphne.brown@tbr.edu or 615-366-3943