I’m Sharing My Story Because It Matters

This blog was originally published on Education Post website. Education Post is a national organization seeking to elevate the voices of the people who matter the most in the movement to improve schools: parents, kids and teachers. Toya Werkheiser is a career woman, wife and mother of four beautiful children from Dyersburg, Tennessee. Growing up […]

Need a Good School for Your Kid? I’m Here to Tell You That You Have Options

This blog was originally published on Education Post website. Education Post is a national organization seeking to elevate the voices of the people who matter the most in the movement to improve schools: parents, kids and teachers.  Earlier this month, parents were excited to announce Nashville Rise’s next step. As of October 2017, Nashville Rise transitioned […]

My Story: Victoria Gordon

This blog post is a part of a series on the parents and grandparents that make up Nashville Rise’s first cohort of Parent Advocacy Leaders. Learn how this parent’s various life experiences have fueled her passion for high-quality education and why she is a part of Nashville Rise. My Story: Victoria Gordon My name is Victoria […]

My Story: Quasia Walker

personal stories

Never underestimate the power of personal stories. Listening to the experiences of others can help us to better understand why they feel and act in the ways that they do. As Nashville Rise parents, we believe in the power of personal stories. We believe telling our stories can help us to emphasize why we feel […]