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Tennessee Leadership Training Institute


The Tennessee Leadership Training Institute (TLTI) focuses on developing high-level leadership and citizenship skills for SkillsUSA members.

The following competitive events will occur at TLTI:

  • State Officer Elections
  • Pin and T-Shirt Design Selection
  • Tennessee Statesman Awards

*Links to all three competitive events are located below. Please download documents and submit all requirements via links provided by the scheduled deadline.

Students will complete a pre-assignment which will prepare them to earn the Tennessee Statesman Award as well as actively participate in the training sessions, information is included in the TLTI Registration Packet below.

Students nominated for the SOAR Outstanding Student Award will greatly benefit from learning "How to Interview like a STAR" as well as perfecting their "Framework Story" as they prepare for their interviews in February.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities are available this year!
Click on the Sponsorship Packages link below to find out how your business can directly connect with the best and brightest SkillsUSA postsecondary students in Tennessee!

To register for TLTI click HERE and to book your hotel follow this link: Book your group rate for TN Board of Regents (TBR) Postsecondary SkillsUSA

To view the timeline of events and the TN Statesman Requirements, download the TLTI Registration form below!

NEW to TLTI, the First Annual Lip Sync Battle & Karaoke Competition will take place on Monday, November 19th from 8:30-10:45 pm! Download the one-pager below to find out how to enter to WIN!

Cool Springs Marriott Hotel Franklin, Tennessee

Registration Fee

The conference registration fee is $129 applies to SkillsUSA members, advisors and chaperones and includes the following:

  • Conference general sessions and training
  • Conference materials
  • Conference activities
  • Conference t-shirt
  • Monday (Dinner)
  • Tuesday (Breakfast/Lunch)

*Note: Registration fees will be processed through LGIP transfer.  Deadline is November 2, 2018.

Cool Springs Marriott Hotel
700 Cool Springs Blvd
Franklin, TN 37067

Reservation Deadline Date: November 2, 2018


Hotel Registration Link

  • Single - $151.90*
  • Quad - $37.98*
  • Triple - $50.63*
  • Double - $75.95*


*Note: Hotel room rates are per room per night, per occupant. Taxes and fees have been included in the price. Rooms are subject to availability within our block. Once the room block is full, room rates may increase. You will be asked to provide a Credit Card to reserve your room; however, it will NOT be charged. SkillsUSA TN Postsecondary will pay for all rooms with one check and your payment will come from LGIP transfer. Deadline to register is November 2, 2018.