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.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” As we ponder the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr today, we’re grateful to answer that question resoundingly with: “working to make sure every child Read More
Goals. There’s something about a new year that brings out the goal-setting in all of us. We’re big believers in setting goals, making a plan, and celebrating success. We wanted to share with you a few goals of ours this Read More
It’s a mix. An equation. A balance of the right policies, priorities, and people in place to make certain every student in Tennessee has an opportunity to succeed. You might have seen this map on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Read More
This Thanksgiving, we’re especially thankful for… 10. The Tennesseans for Student Success family grew this year to welcome Operations Manager, Brooke Gray. 9. Our second full summer for Tristar Reads was a smashing success. Participation in the program more than Read More
Last week we looked at why we champion accountability for everyone involved in the classroom. It’s good that whether you are a teacher, student, parent, administrator, or elected official, you are accountable for student success. This week, we’re taking a 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