Metro Public School System

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools will provide every student with the foundation of knowledge, skills and character necessary to excel in higher education, work and life.

Nashville Chamber of Commerce – OneNashville

Recognizing that today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce has made improvement of public education its number-one priority. We work closely with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools to develop initiatives geared toward helping students succeed. The overarching mission of the Chamber’s education department is to help ensure 100 percent success for all Metro public school students.

Through a variety of programs and initiatives, the Chamber works to engage the community at large in public education and create opportunities for business leaders to participate. Involvement opportunities for Chamber members include the Education Report Card Committee and Career and Thematic Academies.


Project Single — Project Single Moms Worldwide, Inc. (PSM) is a national advocacy & empowerment movement designed to empower, educate, engage, energize, equip and enhance the quality of life for single mothers and their children. The movement strives to organize and create a unified voice for single moms as well as to dispel negative myths and stereotypes by redefining the face and character of single moms in America. Membership is free and open to single moms from all socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. PSM is a volunteer-led, nonprofit organization.

Project Working Mom — — Through Project Working Mom 2010, will be a catalyst for communities to come together to help establish much-needed resources for the working mother population. has found three barriers associated with moms returning to school—time, money and confidence. is committed to addressing these issues by raising awareness, aggregating support for a solution and serving as a resource for working mothers and fathers to pursue their educational dreams.

Tennessee State Department of Education

A quality education is the fundamental right of every child in Tennessee. The department provides many services, and it is our responsibility to ensure equal, safe, and quality learning opportunities for all students, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Therefore, our mission is to help teachers teach and children learn.


U.S. Department of Education

ED’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED’s 4,400 employees and $68 billion budget are dedicated to:

  • Establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds.
  • Collecting data on America’s schools and disseminating research.
  • Focusing national attention on key educational issues.
  • Prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education.