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.
Commissioner McQueen shares how teachers are leading the way to improve literacy outcomes in Tennessee.
Commissioner McQueen highlights the incredible achievements from our students and educators in this past year and looks forward to 2018.
Commissioner McQueen reflects on 2017 and shares highlights from the past year.
Commissioner McQueen shares how a focus on all students is leading to growth among our historically underserved populations.
Commissioner McQueen shares common questions about reading instruction and describes how we’re working to ensure every student receives high-quality reading instruction.