We hope you’ll join us in one of our Coalitions for Student Success. Our students are more prepared for their next steps than they have ever been before. Tennessee’s kids are now better prepared for life after school, but there is more work to be done. We need your help as we all work to spread the message of student success in counties and communities across the state.
“There is no more important issue than public education.” That truth directs all our work at Tennesseans for Student Success. It’s the why for our what. It’s the reason we’re engaging in efforts to remind voters about the people, policies, Read More
Every two years, we gather at our polling locations and choose the men and women who will lead our state, craft our budgets, and chart a course for our future. It is important work we do to choose those leaders, Read More
We’re sure you are registered to vote but are your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors? As the 111th General Assembly begins to take shape and the list of men and women running for Tennessee’s next Governor is shortened, it’s critical Read More
When we announced our inaugural TNSuccessCard Scorecard last year, our hope was it would become an easy-to-use, open, and honest tool. We wanted you to be able to quickly, and with confidence in the information, take a look at how Read More
NASHVILLE – Tennesseans for Student Success today released their yearly TNSuccessCard Scorecard and launched statewide efforts to engage with all Tennesseans on education reform issues. “Every year, our elected officials meet in Nashville to debate, create, and ultimately pass legislation affecting Tennessee’s students,” said Read More
Adam Lister serves as president of Tennesseans for Student Success. Having developed a deep passion for improving public education throughout his career, Adam joined the organization in December 2015 to lead its work to continue to support the policies that led Tennessee to become that fastest improving state in the nation in education. Prior to becoming president, Adam served as Vice President of Policy for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce where he directed the public policy and government relations initiatives of the Chamber, including the passage of the state’s For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act, which has since become a national model for philanthropically-motivated businesses.
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Tennesseans for Student Success
Nashville, TN 37219