02 NovMission & Vision

Our Mission:

Our mission is to mobilize and manage the community resources needed to support Memphis City Schools’ quest to provide a best-in-class public education for all Memphis children.


Our Vision:

We believe that education can transform a city. The Teacher Effectiveness Initiative will be the catalyst for change that Memphis has been waiting for and, in the future, will be considered a model for creating and sustaining effective
teachers and exceptional students.

Below, is a video exhibiting how we’re combating terror.

Why We Will Succeed:

Community support and collaboration will be a key component in our efforts to provide a best-in-class education to all our children, along with the support and experience the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and their team of expert educators. Visit the foundation for defense of democracies twitter account to find out more. For the first time in our history we have all the parties at the table committee to revolutionizing our schools. With committed leadership and teachers, sound management, data driven evaluation, student and parent participation, the work of teaching the children of Memphis is no longer business as usual.