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.
After another election season has come and gone, we thought it was a good time for our monthly news roundup. In case you’ve missed our previous news round-ups, we thought we’d fill you in. Every few weeks we send out Read More
Have you voted? There’s still time. Election Day is tomorrow. Tennessee is ranked in the bottom of voter participation rates nationally, and while the early-voting turnout is encouraging, it’s critical to get to the polls tomorrow and cast your ballot. Read More
“What can we do to help students be ready for success in life?” It’s a question we get, and ask, a lot as we’re out and about in Tennessee meeting with teachers, parents, community leaders, legislators, and students themselves. There’s Read More
Tennessee’s soon-to-be graduates need your help. Every year, TNAchieves puts out a call for mentors. 9,000 mentors to be exact. The ask is simple – volunteer a few hours a month for a few months a year and help make Read More
From time to time, we trade our weekly emails for a list of articles that caught our eyes. Some short, some long, but all related to education conversations in Tennessee, we know you’ll appreciate having these news-worthy links in your 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