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 […]
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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.
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 to improve or develop music education programs. See more in this post.
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.
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.
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 – that’s 58 percent of Tennessee’s educators – shared their voices. Here’s what we heard.
This spring, six districts and one school in Tennessee were named some of the “Best Communities for Music Education” and we are proud to celebrate them!
We are proud to announce the latest state-level winners for The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
LeAnn Dowty, librarian in Shelby County Schools, saw the need to make sure that her students had access to books that are especially relevant to them and their world, so she decided to do something about it.