TREND Winter 2017/2018 - Page 4

CONTENTS 2018 Gubernatorial Race 10 6 Profiles of the Most Prominent Candidates + Thoughts from the Governor & Commissioner of Ed Governor Bill Haslam Commissioner McQueen Beth Harwell Mae Beavers Bill Lee Craig Fitzhugh Diane Black Karl Dean Randy Boyd Kay White Helping Fund Classrooms w/ AMBA & Leader U Professional Learning Portal 48 Partnering with The Polk Foundation Your New Expanded Member Benefits Portal 36 LOCAL • The Role of a School Board • What is a Superintendent of Schools? 40 STATE 8 50 Education Policy • Time to Address Child Sexual Abuse and Educator Misconduct • Protecting Our Students, Serving the Profession 44 FEDERAL • Smarter School Lunches • Restoring Educators’ First Amendment Rights: Janus v. AFSCME