Meet Michelle Naef, elementary gifted teacher in Shelby County Schools.
Meet Stephanie Jenkins-Inyart, a third and fourth grade science and social studies teacher in Smith County Schools.
Meet Louis Toedt, a high school social studies teacher in Metro Nashville Public Schools.
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.