from-the-commissioner

Greetings from Commissioner Penny Schwinn

By Dr. Penny Schwinn, Tennessee Commissioner of Education I am so grateful to be in Tennessee. Over the last decade, the country learned about the transformative work happening in Tennessee schools. The progress that has been made and sustained is impressive and motivating, and I am proud to build upon this nationally recognized education foundation …

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Launching the Inaugural Commissioner’s Teacher Advisory Council

Eva Boster, Teacher Ambassador, Tennessee Department of Education While teachers are constantly surrounded by the chatter of students and the buzz of the hallways, teaching can sometimes be an isolating profession. It is easy to feel a disconnect between the work happening in your classroom and the policy decisions made outside of your classroom. As …

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