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.
Did you miss it? Our summer reading program is in full swing and we’re excited to share it with you. In its third year, Tristar Reads encourages every K-12 grader in Tennessee to find their adventure in a book this Read More
Everyone in the classroom should be accountable for the success of that classroom. It’s such a core belief of ours that it’s one of our four policy priorities and a guiding principle of the work we do at Tennesseans for Read More
The 110th General Assembly has adjourned, it is time for our yearly Legislative Wrap-Up. We’ll be listing all the bills and resolutions we supported or opposed this year. We’ve been busy, which makes emails like these long, so we wanted Read More
Tennesseans for Student Success Launches Tristar Reads NASHVILLE – Tennesseans for Student Success today kicks off their third annual summer reading initiative, Tristar Reads. The college scholarship opportunity encourages students to spend at least twenty minutes a day imagining their adventure Read More
We love this time of year when the summer is on the horizon, plans for fun are being made, and excitement hangs on the calendar. We’re especially fond of this particular time of year as tomorrow we’ll launch our 3rd 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