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Best Practices Conference

Dates: June 25-27, 2018
Location: Lipscomb Academy in Nashville, TN


On Campus

Bison Hall - 76 Rooms are being held for Best Practices Conference attendees.

Bison Hall is a dorm facility opened in the fall of 2017 on the adjacent Lipscomb University campus. These rooms include nicer hotel level linens/towels, toiletries, and a housekeeping turn-down service. There will also be a concierge type coffee/snack service available all day. Each room has its own bathroom and can either be two twin beds, or one king bed (kings are limited, based on availability). Cost is $110/night which includes taxes and fees. 

Reservations for Bison Hall can be made by contacting Bodhi Dark at or by calling 615-966-7031.


(the last day to book at either hotel is 5/28/18)

Hampton Inn & Suites Green Hills

2324 Crestmoor Road (closest)
Nashville, TN 37215

Rates for the standard rooms are $165 plus taxes per night single occupancy and $175 plus taxes per night double to quad occupancy.
Call the hotel directly (615-777-0001) and ask to make reservations under the “Best Practices Conference at Lipscomb block”.


Go to  Put in arrival and departure dates, click on “Add Special Rate Codes”. “Group Code” is BPC.  Conference rates will automatically populate. 

Courtyard Nashville Green Hills

3800 Bedford Avenue
Nashville, TN 37215

Rates for standard rooms are $169.00 plus taxes per night
Book your group rate for Best Practices Conference


In addition to Wheaton Academy and Lipscomb Academy leaders, the following national speakers will be presenting one or more sessions:

  • Dr. R. Mark Beadle, Head of School, Sevenstar Academy: The Online Christian School

  • Mrs. Nikki Daniels, Assistant Headmaster for Advancement, Monte Vista Christian School, Watsonville, CA

  • Dr. Gene Frost, Head of School, Wheaton Academy, West Chicago, IL

  • Mr. Greg Glenn, Head of School, Lipscomb Academy, Nashville, TN

  • Mrs. Andi Holbrook, Development Director, Brentwood Academy, Nashville, TN

  • Dr. D. Bruce Lockerbie, Chairman, PAIDEIA, Inc.

  • Dr. Randy Lowry, President, Lipscomb University

  • Mrs. Susan Macaluso, Curriculum Coordinator, Wheaton Christian Grammar School, Winfield, IL

  • Dr. Candice McQueen, Tennessee Commissioner of Education, former Senior Vice President of Lipscomb University

  • Mr. Paul Neal and Mr. David Urban, Charter Oak Research, Philadelphia, PA

  • Mr. Steve Spoelhof, Consultant, Bayside Capital Management, Holland, MI