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.
Bill filing deadline has come and gone, and we want to share with you the issues we’re watching this session. Want a reminder of our work during the last General Assembly? Take a look at our annual TNSuccess Legislative Scorecard Read More
High Expectations for All Students Protect rigorous K-12 academic standards that create high expectations for students and better prepare them for success in college, the workforce, or in the military. Support investments into the Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2) Read More
NASHVILLE – Tennesseans for Student Success released their annual legislative priorities today and announced an additional policy principle focused on maintaining student success, economic freedom after graduation. “Tennesseans for Student Success strives to engage the state’s parents, teachers, and community leaders Read More
Every few weeks, we like to jump into your inbox with a rundown of what’s happening in the education world in Tennessee. The highlights as follows: – Governor Lee named Penny Schwinn as the state’s new Commission of Education. Our Read More
Meet your Education Committee Members! As the First Session of the 111th General Assembly gets underway, we wanted to introduce you to the committee structure and procedure in both the House and the Senate. With legislation surrounding our education work 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