Tennesseans for Student Success is a statewide network of teachers, parents, community leaders, and volunteers who are dedicated to supporting, championing, and fighting for Tennessee’s students and their futures.
We’re committed to building on Tennessee’s historic gains in education. Being twice named the fastest improving state in the nation in education, breaking ACT records, graduating more students on time, and offering early opportunities for success is just the beginning. We work every day to make sure today’s students are more prepared and have even more opportunities for success than those who graduated before them. We’re inviting you to join us in the work for Tennessee’s future.
This week, we are highlighting the bravest superheroes. Read below for this weeks Superhero Challenge and to learn about ways to use your superhero powers this summer with Tristar Reads! Did you know knights are superheroes? There were three main types of Read More
Across the state, our students are hard at work fighting off the summer slide by reading. We are doing our part with Tristar Reads. If you haven’t signed up yet, there’s still time! Be sure to keep reading for more Read More
This week, we are discussing ways to use your superhero powers to represent wisdom and knowledge. Keep reading to learn about ways to use your Superhero powers for good AND for this week’s Superhero Challenge! What is Your Superhero Power? Some Read More
Help keep Tennessee beautiful this summer with Tristar Reads! We are discussing ways to educate people and help them learn this week. Read below on ways to show off how you’re a superhero this summer AND for this week’s Superhero Challenge! Read More
Happy Summer Break! Have you and your Super Sidekick signed up for Tristar Reads with us? There’s still time! Also, Tennessee has a new testing vendor. Keep reading below for more updates and information about some exciting events this summer! Read More
Adam Lister serves as president of Tennesseans for Student Success, a nonprofit issue advocacy organization committed to improving student achievement in the Volunteer State. Prior to his role at Tennesseans for Student Success, Lister was vice president of Policy at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce where de directed public policy and government relations initiatives and led the Chamber’s political action committees and independent expenditure work to advance and support critical business advocacy priorities at the state, local, and federal level. Lister is a Nashville native and graduate of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. Earlier, Lister worked as an analyst with the Tennessee General Assembly and on a number of political campaigns including for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Adam received a bachelor of science from Kentucky Wesleyan College and is married to Dr. Amanda Lister, a public school teacher in Williamson County.
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Tennesseans for Student Success
Nashville, TN 37219