National Education Association

1201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3.2 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

Tennessee Education Association

801 Second Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201-1099

We join more than 55,000 members in our state—including public and private school educators, higher education faculty, support personnel, retired educators, students majoring in education and staff members. We are also a member of one of our over 150 local Associations in schools, universities, and other education worksites across Tennessee.

Tennessee Department of Education

Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0230

Commissioner 615-741-5158
Curriculum & Instruction 615-532-6300
Licensing 615-532-4885
Evaluation & Assessment Division    615-741-0720

“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.”
—Dr. Tim Webb, Acting Commissioner

Consolidated Retirement Systems

Andrew Jackson State Office Building, 10th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0230
615-741-1971 (Benefits & Counseling)

The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System provides retirement coverage to state employees, higher education employees, teachers, and employees of political subdivisions that have elected to participate in the plan.