teacher-opportunities

Making The Shift To A Trauma-Informed School: Part I

Recently, the office of student support at the Tennessee Department of Education announced the first cohort of schools selected to participate in the state’s model trauma-informed schools initiative. Trauma-informed practices help create a school environment that not only helps students but supports and empowers teachers in their daily interactions with students. Research shows the benefits …

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Survey Captures Teacher Perceptions of Evaluation System

At the Tennessee Department of Education, we believe that data and research should inform every aspect of our work. Our recently created Office of Research and Policy, led by Nate Schwartz, provides us with the internal capacity to carry out in-depth analysis that looks at the impacts of department policies on students and teachers. Nate’s …

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