7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement

As educators, we all know how crucial parental engagement is to a student’s success in school. We wish that we could engage all parents with the snap of our fingers. For some parents, teachers don’t even have to do that much. And yet, other parents take far more cajoling. Try some of the hints listed … Continue reading 7 Ways to Foster Parent Engagement

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.

Social Media Guidelines

Social media and networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are great ways to connect and share educational resources to enhance the classroom experience. We at Professional Educators of Tennessee, encourage teachers, students, staff, and other school community to use these platforms. We know these tools to be valuable both in and out of … Continue reading Social Media Guidelines

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?