2016 TANAS State Meeting

Tennessee Association of Non-Public Academic Schools

“Serving Christian Education”

Greetings from the TANAS staff! We would like to invite you to attend the annual TANAS State Meeting on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 10, 2016. We will be having our meetings this year at the Inn at Opryland Hotel. Rooms will be available to those of you who would like to stay. Space is limited – we are holding 20 rooms – so each school needs to call the hotel to reserve rooms. Just mention that you are with TANAS after April 4th.

Book your group rate for TANAS Meeting, Inn at Opryland Hotel May 9, 2016

Discounted room rates are $139.00 + tax(if applicable). Deadline for discounted room rates is April 18, 2016. After this date, the rooms will revert to original rates and be subject to availability.


Registration for the TANAS State Meeting is $50 for the 1st attendee and $40 for 2 or more, which includes the working Leadership Luncheon. Registration should be paid prior to meeting dates please.

TANAS State Meeting Registration $50 first registree $40 two or more

Please Choose One
Would you like in-service certificates?
Name of School
Name of Registrant(s)

Please R.S.V.P. to the TANAS office by April 29th if you plan to attend by simply responding to this email. **It is required that at least one representative from your school’s leadership must be in attendance.**

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Cindy at the TANAS main office @ (931) 796-4348 from 8:30 to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.

2016 TANAS State Meeting Agenda


Date:              Monday, May 9th & Tuesday, May 10th

Location:       The Inn at Opryland Hotel

Monday, May 9th

5 p.m. – TANAS Board of Directors & Advisory Council Meeting

7 p.m. – Prayer & Praise

Tuesday, May 10th    

9 a.m. – Registration

9:30 a.m. – General Session

Meals:             Monday Night, May 9th – on your own

Tuesday Morning – Coffee available

Tuesday Noon – Leadership Luncheon

Guest Speakers:

Debbie Landers, Executive Director, TANAS

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Pastor Jim Price, Director of Accreditation, TANAS

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Marcy Tidwell, Director of School Choice, Dept of Education

Misty Moody, M.Ed, Director of School-based Support Serv.

Office of Early Learning, Department of Education

Pastor Richard Hilton, Board of Directors, TANAS

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Mr. Kevin O’Dea, Headmaster of Lancaster Christian Academy, TANAS Board of Directors


Please consider joining us on Monday night, May 9th. We will be having a prayer & worship service and we anticipate this will be a sweet time of fellowship with our Lord and also with you, our brothers and sisters in Christ. We look forward to seeing you all in May. God bless!

Enjoy the Grand Ole Opry at our hotel on Music Valley Drive

Feel inspired by the sights and sounds of Music Valley Drive during a stay at The Inn at Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel. Located near the historic Grand Ole Opry, our first-class hotel combines the excitement of Nashville with a comfortable, inviting place to recharge. Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to popular area attractions including the Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat and Opry Mills Mall–Tennessee’s largest shopping destination. From the moment you step inside, experience warm hospitality and modern amenities in our vibrant, country music-inspired atmosphere. Perfect for vacations, social events and business meetings alike, our hotel features on-site restaurants, an indoor pool, modern fitness center and 15,000 square feet of stylish meeting space. After a fun-filled day exploring the city, return to comfortable guest rooms complete with stylish furnishings, free Wi-Fi and luxurious bedding. Experience everything our hotel has to offer on your next trip to Music City.

The Inn at Opryland

2401 Music Valley Drive

Nashville, TN  37214

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TANAS Celebrates 30 Years

30th Anniversary

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Register Now! 2015/2016 School Year is here!

Time for Annual Membership Renewal

Tennessee Association of Non-Public Academic Schools

“Serving Christian Education”

 It is time again for the TANAS Association Membership Renewal. I have attached the following forms which should be turned into our main offices no later than September 1st , 2015. 


  1. TANAS Renewal Application Renewal Application 2015
  2. PSRF, Private School Reporting Form Blank PSRF
  3. Category IV Reporting Form Cat 4 report
  4. TANAS Calendar Accountability Form TANAS Calendar Accountability Form Instructions TANAS Calendar Accountability Form
  5. Non-Public School Data Form Data Form DOE


Please include your membership Dues with your application. Your fees are directly proportional to your status in the School Improvement Incentive Program. Please select the appropriate Star Level your school has attained and calculate membership fees accordingly. All previous overdue balances must be paid prior to renewal.


Thank you so much for your time and all you do! God Bless.



Cindy Ayers, Administrative Assistant


PO Box 411

Hohenwald, TN 38462

(931) 796-4348 phone & fax

email: mainoffice@tanasonline.org

website: www.tanasonline.org

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TANAS State Meeting Registration $50 first registree $40 two or more

Please Choose One
Would you like in-service certificates?
Name of School
Name of Registrant(s)



TANAS Minimum Membership Fee (18 students or less) $150

School Name
City (where school is located)

TANAS Accreditation Fee $300

Please Enter Your School Name


TANAS Transcript Fee $20.00

Please Enter D.O.B.
Please Enter (Maiden) Name

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TANAS students meet Governor Haslam


We were so excited to announce that this year our 2013 State Meeting took place at the Tennessee State Capitol on Tuesday, May 7th.

We were honored to be able to meet Governor Bill Haslam and have a photo taken with a few of our students & administrators from TANAS.


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8e83fccf25ace3dc6b4be1459e56fb8f Teacher Certification Manual & Applications is now available!

TANAS Teacher Licensure Manual

Application for Teacher Licensure 2015

Application for TANAS Renewal License 2015

Permit to Teach Form 2015


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TANAS Speech by Rebecca Byrd

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TANAS Speech by Caroline LaPlue

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