Advocacy: The Facts Don’t Speak for Themselves

As an organization, we are extremely committed to raising student achievement and improving public K-12 schools across the state while at the same time championing the concerns of our members in a manner that is reflective of a professional association. Members benefit from the expertise of our governmental relations department. We provide testimony on proposed … Continue reading Advocacy: The Facts Don’t Speak for Themselves

Poverty & Education

Poverty, in itself, is a very uncomfortable topic. It is a dark cloud that looms in the backyard. It is a whisper that passes by individuals who, rather than confront it, tiptoe around the idea whenever they hear it brought up. But, like it or not, it is a conversation that we need to start having.

Tennessee Teacher Bill of Rights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9Dhr5usu0s&feature=share Tennessee State Rep. Jay Reedy & Professional Educators of Tennessee lobbyist/COO, Audrey Shores explain how the Tennessee Teacher Bill of Rights came into existence and what they means for Tennessee educators.

Teachers Have a Choice

We offer a modern approach to teacher representation, legal protection and unmatched educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.

Teachers Deserve Our Thanks

It’s time to stop blaming and criticizing teachers and start thanking and acknowledging them. Our schools reflect society, and society has undergone a dramatic shift from previous generations. A typical classroom today consists of many students with severe behavioral problems, limited knowledge of English usage, emotional and psychological difficulties, learning disabilities and attention-deficit disorders. And … Continue reading Teachers Deserve Our Thanks