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.
The highlight of our week last week was hosting teachers, parents, students, and advocates from across the state for our inaugural Tennesseans for Student Success Day on the Hill. From taking meetings with legislators to hearing from Secretary of State Read More
In honor of Cupid, and in no particular order, here is a list of things we love this week: ♥ More money for education. The Governor’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018-19 contains another year of good news for Tennessee’s classrooms. Read More
The state of our State is …. We’re jumping into your inbox early today to invite you to watch Governor Haslam’s final State of the State address. In this yearly address to a joint legislative session, the governor presents their budget, Read More
The snow came and went. The Legislature is back in session. And our calendars are filling up with all things education and student success. It must be the middle of January! Tomorrow night, we are honored to partner with SCORE, Read More
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” As we ponder the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr today, we’re grateful to answer that question resoundingly with: “working to make sure every child 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