Problems with Restorative Justice

I grew up in the idyllic town of Cleveland, Tennessee. Nestled on the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. I was fortunate to be from a town that valued faith, family, and education. It was a quintessential life for an American boy. I lived on Sycamore Drive growing up. I look back and see the … Continue reading Problems with Restorative Justice

Grow Your Own Teachers

It is imperative that the state continues to support districts in recruiting and better preparing future teachers, and the “Grow Your Own” partnership is a great new model.

Are Changes in Educator Prep on the Horizon?

As educators, we are concerned about the quality and quantity of applicants entering the field of education. Our members have often been catalysts for innovative solutions to the many challenges facing education. This is why we take an interest in the next generation of educators and why we strive to improve their experience and support … Continue reading Are Changes in Educator Prep on the Horizon?

Next Steps for Tennessee Education

Governor Lee has proven he will fight for what he believes in.  It is time to come together and focus on the other education ideas that were discussed on the campaign trail.