Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students

            

New state leadership brings opportunities, familiar fights

Historic change is happening in the state capitol. A new governor and more than a quarter of the General Assembly will take their places in January as newly elected officials. Along with new lawmakers are new leaders in the state Senate and House of Representatives.

There is hope that the goals and needs of educators, students and parents across Tennessee will be addressed by the incoming General Assembly and administration. 

California Casualty’s $7,500 School Lounge Makeover is Back!

Due to popular demand, California Casualty’s $7,500 School Lounge Makeover® is back. Educators wishing to turn their ordinary school lounge into something extraordinary can enter to win at www.YourSchoolLounge.com/NEA. The entry deadline is July 12, 2019.

Serving educators since 1951, California Casualty knows the importance of a designated, uplifting space where instructors and school staff can take time to relax, recharge and collaborate with colleagues

TEA Statement: Students need leader with experience in Tennessee public schools

The following statement may be attributed to Beth Brown, Grundy County High School teacher and Tennessee Education Association president.

“Tennessee is in a period of significant change in leadership, which now includes the commissioner of education. As candidates for the state’s next commissioner of education are considered, it is my hope that serious consideration is given to an individual’s experience in our own Tennessee public schools.

TENNESSEE TEACHERS ENDORSE KARL DEAN IN GOVERNOR’S RACE

The Tennessee Education Association Fund for Children & Public Education, the association’s political action committee, has endorsed former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in the Tennessee Gubernatorial race.

“Karl Dean has a record of increasing education funding as mayor of Nashville and has made improving K-12 funding a centerpiece of his campaign for governor,” said TEA President Beth Brown. “Increasing the state’s per-student investment is a top priority for TEA and one of the reasons Dean has earned our endorsement.”

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