Character Education Conference: Pillars of Character in Boys’ Schools

27 – 28 January 2017

Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Join your colleagues in “Music City USA” for a unique professional development opportunity exploring character development in the areas of teaching, coaching, advising, and mentoring in boys’ schools. Hosted by Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, the IBSC Pillars of Character in Boys’ Schools Conference features a diverse array of speakers. From Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times best-selling author Jon Meacham, to Cy Young Winner R.A. Dickey, to country music songwriters Tom Douglas and Mike Reid, these experts in their field offer valuable insight into cultivating character. Plus, engage in several collaborative breakout sessions with facilitated discussion of the most relevant and effective character development methods in boys’ schools.

Reward one or two of your faculty, Dean of Students, or coaches with this special opportunity for growth and development. To maximize interaction with experts and colleagues, the conference will be limited to 40 participants, so register early. We look forward to seeing you in Nashville.

Who Should Attend?

Teams of 2-3 faculty and administration professionals at each IBSC Member School.


Take advantage of the early bird rate for IBSC Members of only $350, a discount of $100 when you register by 13 January 2017. After this date, the regular rate for IBSC members is $450. The nonmember rate is $650.

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We have secured a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn at Green Hills, just two miles from Montgomery Bell Academy. Reserve your room by Thursday, 29 December to secure the discounted rate of $155 per night plus tax for single occupancy. Each additional adult per room costs $10 per night plus tax.

Hampton Inn at Green Hills
2324 Crestmoor Road
Nashville, TN 37215

Make your reservation using one of these options.

  1. Call the hotel directly (615-777-0001) and ask to make reservations under the “MBA – Character Conference Block.”
  2. Go to Enter your arrival and departure dates, click on “More Options” then “Add Special Rate Codes." Your “Group Code” is MBA. Your group rate will automatically populate.


Montgomery Bell Academy will provide transportation from the hotel to the school. Additional details will be posted as they are confirmed.