We’re excited to introduce you to our nine Tennessee Teacher Ambassadors! The goal of the network is to improve educational outcomes for students by ensuring that the department continues to improve from teacher-informed work while giving more educators the opportunity to grow as teacher leaders.
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Meet Amanda Swafford, a kindergarten teacher at Richard Hardy Memorial School.
In this second of two posts, Hayley Cloud, third grade teacher at West Chester Elementary, shares the beginning of her school’s journey with trauma-informed practices what they hope to learn along the way.
In this first of two posts, Matthew Portell, principal of Fall-Hamilton Elementary, shares how trauma-informed practices helped him create a school environment that helps students and empowers teachers.
Commissioner McQueen reflects on the achievements we’ve seen in Tennessee education and shares more on her next steps.
Meet Cori Cole, a 6th grade English language arts teacher in Tullahoma City Schools.
Meet Lynn Cooper, a high school counselor in Marion County Schools.
Learn about the CMA Foundation’s 2019 Music Teachers of Excellence program designed to celebrate, honor, and invest in quality music teaching.
Meet Neven Holland, fourth grade math teacher in Shelby County Schools.
Michael Bradburn of Alcoa Elementary explains the positive shift he made in his classroom by teaching students appropriate choices instead of the management of a behavior system.