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.
Tennesseans for Student Success is excited to announce that we are rebranding our newsletter to be called Inside TNSuccess. Read below for important news happening around the state in the education space and ways you can get involved and stay Read More
Tennesseans for Student Success welcomes you to Inside TNSuccess. Read below for important news happening around the state in the education space and ways you can get involved and stay informed. School is Back in Session As we head into our Read More
NASHVILLE – Today, Tennesseans for Student Success President and CEO Adam Lister released the following statement in response to the 2018-2019 TNReady assessment results: “Tennessee teachers work hard throughout the year to help their students succeed, and by obtaining this Read More
This week, we are highlighting superheroes who put others first and show true humility. Read below for this week’s Superhero Challenge and learn about ways you can use your superhero powers this summer with Tristar Reads! Superheroes Learn About Humility Read More
This week, we are highlighting real life superheroes who take large steps of courage to explore other parts of this world. Read below for this week’s Superhero Challenge and keep reading because we only have a month left of Tristar Read More
NASHVILLE – Today, Tennesseans for Student Success released the following video of 2018-19 Tennessee Teacher of the Year, Melissa Miller, in lieu of the 2019-2020 school year beginning. As an organization, we believe it’s important to celebrate educators and encourage 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 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