INVEST Video Library

These professional learning resources demonstrate standards-aligned teaching practices, exemplary models of school leadership and best practices for teacher and administrator evaluation.  The INVEST video library contains Tennessee Educator Acceleration Model (TEAM)-scored model lessons and leadership videos.  Viewing guides are provided to make it easy to integrate these resources into teacher-preparation college courses or current-service professional learning sessions.

Model Lessons

Emily Cone 1st Grade Teacher Smyrna Elementary School; Rutherford County

Annie Driskell 1st Grade Teacher Dan Mills Elementary School 

Rebekah Berlin 3rd Grade Teacher Whitney Elementary School

Theresa Jones 3rd Grade Teacher Dan Mills Elementary School; Nashville, TN

Katie Preston 3rd Grade Teacher Maxwell Elementary School

Stacey Harp 4th Grade Teacher Cedar Grove Elementary School; Smyrna, TN

Beth Schrimsher 5th Grade Teacher Cameron College Prep; Nashville, TN

Phillip Eller 5th Grade Teacher Cedar Grove Elementary School; Smyrna, TN

Nita Smith 8th Grade Teacher I.T. Creswell Middle Prep School of the Arts; Nashville, TN

Neily Boyd 7th Grade Teacher KIPP Academy; Nashville, TN

Carrie Utterback 8th Grade English Teacher Creswell Middle Prep School of the Arts; Nashville, TN

Cicely Woodard Algebra I Teacher Rose Park Math and Science Magnet School; Nashville, TN

Megan Pitts Chemistry I Teacher The STEM Academy at Kenwood High School; Clarksville, TN

Bridget Baron English II Teacher The STEM Academy at Kenwood High School; Clarksville, TN

Joy Rich 10th Grade Teacher Riverdale High School; Murfreesboro, TN

Danielle Smith US History Teacher Gallatin High School; Gallatin, TN

The INVEST video library was produced by the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation, an extension of Lipscomb University’s College of Education, in partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and with federal grant funding.