October 2, 2019
Cordell Hull Building House Hearing Room IV 425 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37243
12:00 p.m. Call to Order Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer,
CDT Introduction Executive Director, Tennessee State
Board of Education
Metro Nashville Corey Harkey, Attorney, Metro Nashville
Public Schools Legal
(15 min.) Dennis Queen, Executive Director of
Mary Laurens Minich, Director of Charter
John Thomas, Coordinator of Charter
Knowledge Academy Carol Swann, Swann Educational
(15 min.) Solutions, Inc.
Tom Lee, Frost Brown Todd LLC
State Board Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer,
Questions Executive Director, Tennessee State Board of Education
Public Comments Names of those who signed up will be called.
(Up to 30 min.) Please state name and affiliation.
Closing Metro Nashville Public Schools (10 min.)
(20 min.) Knowledge Academy (10 min.)
REGISTRATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: If you wish to make a public comment during the public hearing, you must sign up prior to the public hearing date. Each individual who signs up will receive two (2) minutes to comment. You can sign up to comment by completing this online form OR by calling the State Board of Education offices at (615) 741-2966 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT. The sign up for public comment will close at 12:00 p.m. CT on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 or when fifteen (15) individuals have signed up. Only those individuals who have signed up by the deadline may speak during the public hearing.
NOTE: In lieu of making a public comment during the hearing, written comments may be submitted online, given to a member of the State Board staff before or after the hearing, or mailed, emailed, or faxed to:
Tennessee State Board of Education
Attn: Knowledge Academy
5th Floor, Davy Crockett Tower
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
FAX: (615) 741-0371
Written comments must be received by the State Board of Education by 4:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 to be considered. All comments provided to the State Board of Education will be weighed equally. Further information is available on the State Board’s website: http://www.tn.gov/sbe