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
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. #KnowYourWhy with LEAD Southeast Principal, Mrs. Wilkins October is National Read More
NASHVILLE – October is National Principals Month and Tennesseans for Student Success sat down with Amy Kate Wilkins, Principal at LEAD Southeast High School, a public charter school within the LEAD public schools’ network with six schools serving 2,700 students Read More
NASHVILLE – Today, Tennesseans for Student Success President and CEO, Adam Lister, released the following statement after Governor Lee’s appointments to the state’s new public charter school commission: “Every student in the state of Tennessee, regardless of their zip code, Read More
ICYMI from the Tennessean: Scorecard lets voters see which legislators prioritize education TSS recently released its third annual 2019 TNSuccessCard, a tool to keep Tennessee voters informed and engaged at the ballot box. Check out this op-ed featured in The Read More
NASHVILLE – Tennesseans for Student Success (TSS) recently released its third annual 2019 TNSuccessCard, a tool to keep Tennessee voters informed and engaged at the ballot box. Check out this op-ed featured in The Tennessean from TSS President and CEO Adam Lister, 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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