Lisa Whaley, teacher in Chester County Schools, shares how a childhood friendship changed the path for her life.
Learn about the 2016 School Team Externship Program that serves as a week-long field trip for adults, but also a vital role in our state’s economic development.
Learn about the work being done in Humboldt County, a Read to be Ready grant recipient who is helping rising first, second, and third grade students develop a love for reading over the summer months.
Leigh Cooksey, the department’s teacher ambassador, shares her insights after holding teacher roundtables across the state.
Commissioner McQueen shares reflections on her visits to Alcoa City, Maryville City, Sevier County, and Blount County schools, who are all districts in East Tennessee who have the potential to be models for schools around the state.
Commissioner McQueen shares reflections on her visits to Carter, Unicoi, and Cocke Counties, who are all rural districts committed to preparing students for postsecondary opportunities.
Building strong readers means building lifelong learners and critical thinkers who are engaged in discovering more about the world around them.
Commissioner McQueen visits two districts who displayed their commitment to making students feel part of a community to improve outcomes.
Shawn Kerr, a STEM teacher at Alcoa High School, encourages his students to use STEM applications through problem solving, critical thinking, and cooperative learning.
Five members were selected from each Grand Division and we’re excited to collaborate with this dynamic group of volunteers to better support our students.