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
This week, we recognize Thanksgiving as a time to reflect and consider everything for which we are grateful for. I am thankful for my incredible wife and two children and for our community and its vitality. It’s an incredible place Read More
Thank You, Veterans I would like to take a few moments to honor all those who have served in our Armed Forces as we recognize Veteran’s Day this week. It’s important we acknowledge the sacrifice our nation’s heroes made to Read More
NASHVILLE – Today, Tennesseans for Student Success President and CEO Adam Lister released the following statement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results: “Over the last ten years, Tennessee students have made dramatic improvements as a result of Read More
NASHVILLE – Tennesseans for Student Success, together with Tristar Reads, announces the winners of their 2019 summer reading challenge. Awarding college scholarships, Tristar Reads encourages Tennessee’s students to be lifelong readers and learners. “894 students logged over 500,000 minutes reading books this 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. Congrats to our Tristar Reads Elementary Division Winner, Tallen Haag from 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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