About Us

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

By recognizing the vital role of the teacher and leader in every classroom, in every school and in every region of the state, the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning and Innovation exists to support teachers and school leaders in improving student outcomes. Using our knowledge of best practices matched with the understanding of unique needs of various individuals and organizations, we create individualized educational opportunities to train and embed professional learning that supports positive student outcomes.

about us pageOur Mission:

To support teachers and leaders in improving student outcomes through proven professional learning and resources and to incubate innovative instructional ideas

Our Vision:

To become Tennessee’s premier clearinghouse and resource for professional learning opportunities and support to improve student outcomes

Our Motto:

Every leader a learner + every teacher a learner = every child a learner