In this note, Dr. Lyle Ailshie, interim commissioner of education, shares his well wishes for the start of 2019.
In this post, Commissioner Candice McQueen shares how school improvement efforts in Tennessee have spurred positive changes for our students.
Commissioner McQueen reflects on the achievements we’ve seen in Tennessee education and shares more on her next steps.
In this post, Commissioner McQueen shares reflections on what she has learned over the past year. (These comments are adapted from her prepared remarks for the 2018 LEAD conference.)
In this post, Commissioner McQueen shares how a new report reinforces what many other researchers have found to be true: Tennessee’s teachers are improving more (and more rapidly) each year as a result of our teacher evaluation model and support.
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 […]
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.
Commissioner McQueen shares her gratitude for educators in this post for Teacher Appreciation Week.
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.