2017 Tennessee Educator Survey

District Level Response Rates - Preliminary Final

School Level Response Rates - Preliminary Final

The 2017 Tennessee Educator survey launched on Wednesday March 8, 2017.  The survey is an annual way for the department of education to collect feedback from the educators we serve, and provides valuable information on what’s working, what’s not, and where we can improve. We believe that Tennessee teachers are experts at their craft, and we want to continue to learn from them. 

All invitations for this survey have been sent to the email address listed within TNCompass. Educators who have not received their individual survey link may access our online system to request that the invitation be resent or sent to a different preferred email.

We will publish results from this year’s survey in July 2017.

View a complete list of 2016 survey results, including results for districts and schools. Find out what Tennessee teachers thought about school climate, evaluation, disciplinary practices, and more.

Survey Questions

Tennessee Educator Survey Design


The survey consists of four core versions provided to each of the groups listed below.

  1. Teachers
  2. Administrators
  3. Instructional Coaches
  4. Counselors
  5. Certified Support Staff
Teacher Branches
  1. Early Career
  2. Early Grades
  3. High School
  4. IPI
  5. Pre-K
Teacher Modules
  1. Personalized Learning
  2. Evaluation
  3. IPI
Administrator Modules
  1. Evaluation
  2. Professional Learning
Administrator Branches
  1. Early Career
  2. Early Grades
  3. High School
  4. IPI