Professional Educators of Tennessee

Op-Ed: Affordable Childcare for Teachers

Oct 19, 2023 at 07:23 am by WGNS

Over eighty percent of educators in Tennessee are female. Affordable childcare is in high demand, and there is limited availability for childcare. For many families, i.... Read More

EDUCATORS: J. C. Bowman Talks on "Teaching, Tenure, and Being Non-Renewed"

May 15, 2023 at 10:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Teaching is one of the most honorable professions a person can choose. However, society does not always treat it as such. Often, we do not treat each other.... Read More

Education: Student Discipline Is A Concern

May 11, 2023 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Professional Educators of Tennessee’s Executive Director J. C. Bowman said, “Children cannot learn in a classroom where their teachers spend a signific.... Read More

New Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Announced

May 01, 2023 at 09:01 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN – The Commissioner of Education in Tennessee has decided to step down from her post. Commissioner Penny Schwinn, who has served as the Educ.... Read More

"SCHOOL SAFETY" in the eyes of Professional Educators of Tennessee

Apr 05, 2023 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Professional Educators of Tennessee Executive Director and CEO J. C. Bowman said, “There are a lot of issues that need to be addressed in school safety. This.... Read More

New Bills in Education Could Further Help with School Safety and Also School Funding in Rutherford County

Mar 14, 2023 at 04:20 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - A lot of changes are being proposed for schools throughout the state.  Bills dealing with the 3rd Grade Retention rate, School Readiness, and.... Read More

A Newly Proposed Bill Could Help Fund Growth in the Rutherford County Schools

Mar 02, 2023 at 10:21 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Newly proposed bills in the Tennessee General Assembly would help fund some of the school growth that Rutherford County is experiencing. JC Bowman, Exe.... Read More

Commentary by JC Bowman: Reducing School Violence is a National Imperative

Feb 10, 2023 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

Reducing school violence is a national imperative. Frequently school officials and police officials have different perceptions of the role of law enforcement in public educati.... Read More

The 2023 Tennessee State of the State Preview on Education

Feb 06, 2023 at 09:34 am by WGNS

Governor Bill Lee gives his 5th State of the State Speech on Monday, February 6, 2023. He will certainly mention education. It is unclear how much he will speak on this c.... Read More

OPINION: Statement from the Professional Educators of Tennessee on the State of the State

Feb 09, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

The Below Opinion Submission is from the Professional Educators of Tennessee: We have not always seen eye-to-eye with Governor Lee on the administration’s vision an.... Read More

Should Student Testing--Tied To Teachers--Resume?

Jun 25, 2020 at 04:37 pm by Bart

(NASHVILLE)   Yes, Tennessee dropped the controversial required testing of students during this pandemic year. However, how could we have included the tests with wha.... Read More