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TDOE Announces Niswonger Foundation Selected to Manage AP Access for All Program

Program to Boost College Credit Attainment and Teacher Development Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced Tennessee-based Niswonger Foundation has been selected to develop and support the new Advanced Placement (AP) Access for All program designed to help more students earn college credit while in high school. The AP Access for All program will provide […]

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“Let’s CHAT”

Youth Leadership Alums Spur Ambitious History Project The Standard Banner – Jefferson County By: Mark Brown – Staff Writer www.standardbanner.com A new model for collecting and sharing local history is coming together in Jefferson County, thanks to the efforts of three JCHS and Youth Leadership alumni.  Their interest and willingness to give back to the […]

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Niswonger Foundation Receives Eight Million Dollar Federal Grant Focused On Stem Education

Scott M. Niswonger, Chairman and Founder of the Niswonger Foundation announced the award of an “Education Innovation and Research” (EIR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will focus on educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This five-year grant, with the required matching funds, will provide $8.8 million dollars to serve […]

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Niswonger Foundation Partners With REL AP

Research-Based Practices for Effective Remote Learning Teachers are facing many challenges with student instruction during the Coronavirus pandemic, including bouncing between in-person classes, virtual learning, and hybrid instruction.  They are also called on to address students’ nonacademic needs during this unprecedented health crisis.  Educators across the country and around the world are working to discover […]

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Niswongercare Director Selected As A Member Advocacy Fellow By The National College Attainment Network

The National College Attainment Network (NCAN) is thrilled to announce a class of NCAN Member Advocacy Fellows — 33 college attainment practitioners, who, over the next year, will engage in national higher education policy discussions. Among those selected was, Denise Arnold, Director of NiswongerCARE. Each of the fellows have recruited two current college students to join them in […]

    The Niswonger Foundation was established in 2001 to make a positive and sustainable difference in education in Northeast Tennessee. This dream was envisioned by Scott M. Niswonger, who founded Landair Transport, Inc. and Forward Air Corporation. These companies were the first two Greeneville-based companies to be taken public in the history of Greene County, Tennessee. Jointly, the companies have combined annual revenue of over one-billion-dollars and employ more than 5000 people.

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