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.
A measure of success in a high-quality education is that students are prepared to smoothly transition into the next phase of their lives. Today’s ACT results show that in a year when more students than ever have taken the exam, Read More
For many, August is a time to get back in the swing of things, set goals, and hit the ground running. We’ve done just that these last few weeks and before Tennesseans went to the polls, we spent the summer Read More
Tennessee Educators Overwhelmingly Support Classroom Accountability Yesterday’s release of the 2016 Tennessee Educator Survey highlights another piece of Tennessee’s historic student achievement gains – when there is accountability for all involved in our classrooms, all involved in our classrooms find Read More
“Every election day brings the possibility of changing course in the General Assembly. As Tennessee’s students, teachers, parents, administrators, community leaders, and education advocates continue their work to make sure every child in the state has the opportunity to succeed, Read More
We are big believers that books and summer go hand-in-hand, so we’re excited to share with you the summer reading initiative we launched this week. Also supporting the goals of Read to be Ready as well as your county, school, 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