Institute Resources

INVEST Project

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.

Access the videos in the INVEST Video Library.
Presentations and materials from INVEST conferences.

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Teacher Preparation MOOCs

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

Teacher Preparation course descriptions.
Access the Teacher Preparation courses.

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Metro Arts


The Ayers Institute partners with the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission to produce a series of standards-aligned lesson plans that highlight Nashville-area art installations.

Lesson plans and teaching materials from Metro Arts projects.

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College Access Project

College Access Project

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

Register for any strand of the CAP course.
Access the CAP strands.

Other Resources

Alignment Charts for
Ayers Institute Resources

TEAM and Ayers Resources

TILS and Ayers Resources

Tennessee Academic Standards


Lesson Resources

TN Implementation

Other Academic Standards Resources

Professional Learning

Instructional Coaching

Connected Learning


Teacher Evaluation

Principal Leadership