2018 Summit TBA

Information and registration for the 2018 Supervisors Summit will become available at a later date.

2017 Supervisors Summit

Supervisors Summit April 27 2017

Equipping Supervisors to Engage and Empower Their Teams



Featuring Opening Keynote:

Tammy White, President and CEO, Leadership Knoxville

Tammy is a native of South Carolina and has made her home in Knoxville for more than two decades. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and is pursuing her Masters at Lipscomb University. Prior to joining Leadership Knoxville she served as the Executive Director of Innovation Valley Health Information Network, where she oversaw the state’s first ePrescribing grant initiative with 17 East Tennessee counties on behalf of Governor Bredesen and the State of Tennessee.  White has over 25 years of experience in the public, private and civic sectors – having worked as both staff and consultant on a variety of campaigns from President to US Senate and Congress, to State Senate and House to local government races and referendum initiatives.  She resides with her daughter, Courtney, who is a sixth grader at West Valley Middle School, along with their miniature schnauzer, Coco the wonder dog.

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Featuring Closing Keynote:

Chuck Carringer, Chuck Carringer Executive Coaching LLC

Dr. Chuck Carringer is an executive coach, trainer and speaker based in Knoxville, TN. An expert in leadership development, Chuck partners with his executive coaching, training, and speaking clients to take their leadership and performance to the next level. Chuck holds a doctorate in Executive Leadership emphasizing executive coaching and leadership styles and is a founding partner of the prestigious John Maxwell Coaching, Speaking, and Training Certification Program. Chuck is known for his successful executive coaching engagements with leaders at every organizational level helping them advance in both leadership and performance outcomes. Chuck has provided training and speaking sessions to diverse audiences featuring best practice content delivered in an engaging and inspirational style.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017
4th Floor UT Conference Center Building, Downtown Knoxville



Cost includes materials, continental breakfast, lunch and parking.

*Subject to 10-business-day cancellation policy.

We process the conference fee via IRIS internal transfer to your department. Charges will process within two weeks after the event takes place. 

Intended Audience

Open to all UT faculty and staff who supervise regular employees.

About the Supervisors Summit

The Supervisors Summit is a one-day conference designed for UT supervisors and managers to address critical supervisory and leadership skills and topics. The agenda features keynote speakers and concurrent sessions focusing on the knowledge, skills, and insight that today’s supervisors need the most. Please note: This seminar is designed specifically for those who serve in supervisory/management roles. You must supervise regular employees to be eligible.


Cancellation deadline: April 13, 2017.

All Employee & Organizational Development seminars and conferences have a 10 business-day cancellation policy. If a registered participant cancels within 10 business days of the date of the conference or seminar, the department will be charged the full amount. If the department will not pay, the individual will be invoiced for the amount. Departments are welcome to send a substitute if the registered attendee must cancel within this 10 business-day period.