Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation

The institute's goals are to offer partnership and collaboration opportunities, incubate instructional strategies, offer professional learning to educators, and improve student experience and outcomes.

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The Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation is a strategic catalyst for the transformational reform efforts being led by the state of Tennessee.

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INVEST: Building a College and Career Ready Tennessee

The INVEST project develops video and professional learning resources for teacher preparation faculty and K-12 professionals that are designed to improve student outcomes through standards-focused instructional strategies.

  • Video library can be accessed here.
  • Conference materials can be accessed here.
  • Critical Conversations can be accessed here.

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The Teacher Preparation MOOCs are online courses, open to all for their own professional knowledge or for inclusion in teacher preparation programs.

  • Access the online courses here.

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The Ayers Institute partnered with the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission to produce a series of standards-aligned lesson plans that highlight Nashville-area art installations in McCabe Park and Edmondson Park.

  • Access lesson plans here.

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Become a College Access Coach through our brand new one year CAP program.  

  • Register for any strand of the course here.
  • Access online courses here.

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