Better Leaders

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Time & Place

San Antonio, TX

October 4-6, 2020


6 Keynotes

24 Presenters


28 Breakout

4 Expert Panels

In light of the current COVID-19 safer-at-home orders, we are diligently following social distancing guidelines. As of now, this year’s Teaching Learning Coaching conference is still scheduled for October 4-6 in San Antonio, TX. Registration is open and payments are not required until September. Should TLC be canceled, all paid registrants will have the option to receive a full refund or move their registration to next year’s event.

As health officials make recommendations regarding our nation’s safety, we will be sure to update our website accordingly.

The Largest Instructional Coaching Conference in The World.

What is the Teaching Learning Coaching Conference?

Teaching Learning Coaching Conference is the world’s leading conference for instructional coaching and instructional practice. Each year TLC consists of education experts and practitioners who lead keynote presentations and learning sessions focused on high-impact teaching strategies, proven instructional coaching practices, and system-change strategies designed to lead to high performance schools.

this year’s theme:
Better Leaders

Whether you are a coach, teacher, or an administrator, you are a leader of change. That distinction carries a responsibility to develop a deep understanding of what it means to lead. In order to lead others to success, we must first lead ourselves, understand our purpose, and cultivate an awareness of how we move through the world. At the 2020 Teaching | Learning | Coaching Conference, we will explore how to become Better Leaders so we can help others realize their full potential.

Who should attend tlc?

Our research has shown that successful coaching programs require more than just instructional coaches. To support system-wide coaching programs, we encourage all educational leaders to attend TLC.

  • New Instructional Coaches
  • Experienced Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Principals

View The 2020 Conference Schedule »

Keynote Speakers

Zaretta Hammond
Jim Knight
Michael Bungay Stanier
Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Ibram X. Kendi
Michelle Harris


San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio is well-known for being the home of The Alamo and is a city filled with history, culture, and vibrancy. Bring the family and check out one of the many historical landmarks or museums. And get those camera filters ready because there are loads of photo-worthy opportunities.

Make the most of your time in San Antonio and plan your stay by visiting VisitSanAntonio.com

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & SPa

TLC 2020 will be taking place at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa. Less than a 30-minute drive from San Antonio International Airport and 20-minutes from downtown San Antonio, the resort offers awesome year-round, on-site activities that are great for the whole family. It boasts six on-site restaurants and even a five-acre water park, complete with a 950 ft. lazy river that meanders through the oaks. With the best of both worlds, the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa is the perfect mix of Texas hospitality and a luxurious five-star resort.


Learn more about the TLC 2020 location >>

Request to Attend

Download our Request to Attend template to show your administrators why the Teaching Learning Coaching conference is a valuable, system-wide learning opportunity. Just click to download the word document and complete the highlighted areas with the details that are specific to your request.

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Questions About TLC?
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Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Teaching Learning Coaching Conference on our FAQ page.

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