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 end to the first session of the 110th General Assembly is in sight. We’re already starting to look back at the bills, votes, and filings of this session, but before we get too far into the session retrospective, we Read More
Three Things Monday. (Sounds like a good idea for a new hashtag!) We’ll be quick this week with three highlights from our work to protect and advance student success in Tennessee. 1) In classrooms across the state, the window for TNReady is open! From Read More
Easter is around the corner and we know things are probably hopping at your house, so we’ll quickly let you know what’s hatching this week. As always, let us know if you have any questions and we’ll make sure we Read More
TENNESSEANS FOR STUDENT SUCCESS ON ESSA SUBMISSION Plan to Bolster Opportunity for Success for Every Tennessee Student NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Education today released their updated and federally submitted Every Student Succeeds Act plan. Ensuring every student in Read More
Whether you called, emailed, forwarded our weekly update, or shared a Facebook post, thank you. We often say that we can’t do this work of protecting and advancing student success without you. We mean every word! Thank you for the 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