In Tennessee’s Northwest region, Justin Crice works to coordinate strategic partnerships that support seamless vertical alignment among K-12, postsecondary programs, and career opportunities.
We are excited to launch the State of the Arts 2018 Music Grant. The goal of this grant is to fund a range of strategies that will allow school districts ...
We are proud to announce that more Governor’s Academy for School Leaders fellows have been promoted to school and district leadership positions for the upcoming school year.
For 8 years, we have listened to teachers’ voices through our Tennessee Educator Survey, and this year, more teachers than ever responded. This year, nearly 40,000 educators sharing their insights ...
Commissioner McQueen explains how a new partnership between the Hamilton County Department of Education and the state is a win for both students and the local community.
We asked our 2018-19 Tennessee Teacher of the Year finalists to share their words of wisdom and advice for all of our first year teachers. Here’s what they had to say.
Tennessee’s teachers are beginning a new school year, and it’s evident everywhere you look that thousands of teachers and students across the state are starting a new learning journey. There is something about the start of a school year that is full of promise and new beginnings, and it’s a perfect time to stop and […]
Under the leadership of CTE Director Richard Skipper, Coffee County High School piloted one of the state’s first work-based learning programs in the advanced manufacturing sector at the start of the 2016-17 school year.
Julia Grecol, a math teacher in Kingsport City Schools, discusses how taking opportunities to share her voice and engaging in work with the state level always help her improve her practice.
At the Early Childhood Summit on July 23, 2018, Tennessee Commissioner of Education, Candice McQueen, spoke to educators about the importance of having high expectations in early childhood education. Here are her remarks.