Council of State Directors of Community Colleges

NCSDCC Summer Meeting 2017

Meet Us in Nashville! 

Nashville skyline

NCSDCC Summer 2017 Meeting
July 30 - Aug. 2, 2017

Make plans to join NCSDCC in Nashville for our annual meeting. In addition to its well-earned reputation as Music City, Nashville has much to offer everyone. Whether you are interested in great food, art, family fun or history, you’ll find it in the capitol city of Tennessee. So mark your calendars, and get ready to scoot your boots to Nashville this summer. 

$495/members ($525 after July 7) 
$295/spouses ($325 after July 7)

Registration includes: Conference materials, Sunday evening reception, Breakfast (M/T/W), Lunch (M, T) and Dinner at the George Jones Museum (Tues). 

Method of payment: Credit Card payments online.


Conference registration must be made by July 14, 2017. 

Sheraton Downtown Nashville

623 Union Street, Nashville, TN 37219
Rooms: $229 single or double (Click here to reserve!)
Reservations must be made by June 26. 
Room rates are available three days prior and three days post conference.

For travel planning purposes, we will start with an evening reception on Sunday July 30 and adjourn at approximately 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 2.


Matt Reed - Columnist and Author, Confessions of a Community College Dean, Inside Higher Ed

Richard Kahlenberg - Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation

Audrey Hutchinson - Director, Education and Expanded Learning, Institute for Youth, Education and Families, National League of Cities

Evelyn Waiwaiole - Executive Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement


You'll find no shortage of fun things to see and do within a short walk of the conference hotel. The famous honky tonks of Lower Broadway and Second Avenue, such as Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Wildhorse Saloon and Legends feature live music every night of the week.

The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Ryman Auditorium, The Johnny Cash Museum and more are all in walking distance. Hop into a taxi and you'll find the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Centennial Park and the Parthenon or Belle Meade Plantation close by.

Want to explore further? Tour The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, visit the gorgeous Cheekwood Botanical Gardens or stroll through the indoor gardens of The Delta at Opryland Hotel. For more information on happenings while you are in town, visit or