2022 Tennessee Educator Survey

The Tennessee Educator Survey (TES) is the most important annual survey used to understand the experience of educators across Tennessee. Each year, the department and Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA) gather this information to empower stakeholders and decision-makers across the state to better meet the needs of teachers. Over 39,000 educators participated in this year’s survey. Learn more about the 2022 Tennessee Educator Survey through this one-pager document.

Completion of this survey is voluntary, and participants may choose not to answer any questions within the survey. Individual responses are confidential and will not under any circumstances be shared or released.  A school or district must achieve at least 45 percent participation to receive data. 

Explore the survey results  to review state, district, and school level results in depth.  

Read the 2022 survey brief for an overview of key findings including:

·  Overall, teachers support Tennessee’s in-motion plan to accelerate student success through the robust use of data.

·  Teachers in Tennessee largely support key strategies for preparing students for success.

·  Responses from Tennessee teachers inform key policymakers on the teacher experience in Tennessee.

The Tennessee Educator Survey is a partnership of the Department of Education and the Tennessee Research Alliance (TERA). To learn more about the survey from our partners at TERA, visit Tennessee Educator Survey or direct further questions about survey administration to tned.research.alliance@vanderbilt.edu.

2022 Survey Questions