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.
Our Education Advocacy and Leadership Summit’s are here! Stay up to date on the latest news with TSS here. It’s the last month to sign up for Tristar Reads if you haven’t yet, there’s still time! Keep reading for more Read More
So far this summer, K-12 students across the state of Tennessee have read 500,000 minutes by logging their hours on Tristar Reads! That’s wonderful news! But summer will be over before you know it, so read below to learn ways Read More
This week, we are highlighting the men and women who serve our great nation and allow us to have the freedoms that we enjoy every day. As we celebrate Independence Day this week, let’s use our superhero powers to extend Read More
We are excited to announce the addition of two new staff members. Also, Knox County is providing students with additional postsecondary supports. If you haven’t signed up for Tristar Reads yet, there’s still time! Keep reading for more updates and information Read More
For Immediate Release June 27, 2019 Media Contact Lani Short, firstname.lastname@example.org NASHVILLE, TN — Today, Tennesseans for Student Success (TSS) announced the addition of 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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Tennesseans for Student Success
Nashville, TN 37219