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Niswonger Online & the Institute for CTE Educators

Can online supplemental course offerings bring more students to your CTE classroom? On July 23rd, Gina Pavlovich and Jill Davis, Director and Assistant Director of Niswonger Online, presented to CTE educators from across the state.  The presentation focused on the Niswonger Online program and how supplementary online courses are giving students more course choices and […]

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The Niswonger Scholar Class Of 2020

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES WE PRESENT THE NISWONGER SCHOLAR CLASS OF 2020 “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” -Ralph W. Sockman Kori Lynn Smith – is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she majored in Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology and minored in International Agriculture and Resources.  […]

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A TRIBUTE From the Niswonger Foundation Team

We write this with great sadness over the unimaginable loss of our close friend and director of the Niswonger Foundation L.I.F.E. program, Larry Gene Neas, who passed away on Friday, May 8th.  He was 67. This kind, caring man, was a wonderful friend to all of us, being supportive of each individual person, no matter […]

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Rural Life Happenings

Rural LIFE kicked off its third year by welcoming 31 new schools to the program.  During an introductory meeting in March, principals and central office personnel learned about the program.  In June, lead teachers joined their principals in a two-day virtual onboarding event.  Rural LIFE coaches are currently developing school plans with principals and lead […]

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Niswonger Consortium Selected To Partner With New Teacher Center

DEVELOPING ACADEMIC COACHES PROGRAM In fall 2019, the Niswonger Consortium of School Systems in Northeast Tennessee (TN Consortium) was among four districts to be selected to partner with New Teacher Center (NTC) to implement a high-quality, standards-aligned instructional coaching (IC) program made possible by a $12.8 million grant from the Department of Education’s Education, Innovation […]

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Update On 2020 School Success Symposium

We regret to inform you that the 2020 Niswonger Foundation School Success Symposium and Counselor Convening have been cancelled. This decision was not made easily.  Given the current situation with COVID-19, the uncertainty of the availability of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center and Greeneville High School venues, and, most importantly, the health and safety of […]

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Niswonger Broadway Scholarships

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2020 BROADWAY COMES TO GREENEVILLE  NISWONGER SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS In late January, auditions began across the region for the 2020 Broadway comes to Greeneville event, which benefits Niswonger Children’s Hospital. This event gives talented children from across the region the opportunity to perform alongside Broadway stars, who travel to Northeast Tennessee. The youth […]

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Award Recognition And Appreciation

William Quesinberry would like to thank Scott Niswonger, the Niswonger Foundation, and Matthew Desjardins with the ETSU Department of Computing, for the ETSU summer code camps, where William was introduced to coding and engineering. William was able to attend two summer camps at no cost thanks to the ETSU Department of Computing and the Niswonger […]

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Niswonger Foundation Reaches Milestone

NISWONGER FOUNDATION REACHES MILESTONE EXCEEDING 100 NISWONGER SCHOLARS WITH THE CLASS OF 2024 The NISWONGER FOUNDATION, founded by Greeneville, Tennessee businessman and philanthropist Scott M. Niswonger, past its 100 scholar milestone with the selection of the Niswonger Scholars’ Class of 2024. Currently, there are 19 Niswonger Scholars, with the newly selected students for 2020 bringing […]

    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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