About TTLC

Our Mission

The TTLC was established to collectively build an overarching network structure for teacher leadership and collaboration. Our mission is to support the development and sustainability of exemplary and innovative teacher leader networks through curation and dissemination of key information, sharing of impactful practices, and purposeful collaboration.

Our Vision

Every Tennessee teacher has knowledge of and access to multiple sustainable teacher leadership pathways that lead to improved teaching and learning and elevation of the teaching profession.

Our Goals


Ensure teacher leadership efforts are coordinated, working toward a common vision, and have impact.


Expand the role of teacher leadership in attracting, retaining, and supporting highly effective educators.


Amplify educator voice and support empowered educators.


Identify and expand access to teacher leadership opportunities in Tennessee.


Prioritize teacher leadership as a long-term strategy statewide that is supported by a network of partners.