Conference Travel & Hotel


Conference Hotels

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Connections Housing acts as the booking agent for our contracted conference hotels. To reserve a room, call Connections at (404) 842-0000 OR visit Connections’ website.

All conference events will be held at the Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Registration opens on Tuesday, July 9, at 9 a.m. Conference activities kick off with preconference sessions at 9:30 a.m. Central and our opening general session at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The conference ends at noon on Friday, July 12.

Reservations must be made by Tuesday, May 28, 2024, to receive the SREB room rate. Housing for our conference tends to sell out quickly, so reserve your rooms as soon as you can. SREB’s conference rate expires June 27, 2024.

Conference hotels require a one-night deposit for each room reservation. By Tuesday, May 28, 2024, each room must list each occupant’s name and a valid method of payment for the one-night deposit. Credit cards and checks are considered valid methods of payment; school purchase orders will not be accepted.

Please email for reservation requests.

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Explore Nashville

Welcome to Nashville

We are so happy you are joining us at the 2024 Making Schools Work Conference in Nashville!

To ensure you make the most of your time here, we’ve gathered some resources to help you plan your trip.

From figuring out the time zone to knowing where to go and how to get discounts, we hope you find this a helpful resource.  

Local Time

Nashville is located in the Central Time Zone. Make sure to set your watches correctly!