November 6, 2019 Charter School Appeal Hearing for Rocketship Nashville #3

November 6, 2019


November 6, 2019

12:00 pm


House Hearing Room IV Cordell Hull Building 425 5th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37243


12:00 p.m. CT     Call to Order             Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer,  
                               Introduction             Executive Director, Tennessee State
                                                                    Board of Education

                               Metro Nashville       Corey Harkey, Attorney, Metro
                               Public Schools          Nashville Legal  
                               (15 min.)                                                             

                               Rocketship                  James Robinson, Rocketship Director
                               Nashville #3               of Schools for TN
                               (15 min.)                      Katherine Powers, Rocketship
                                                                      Achievement Manager
                                                                      Caity Hickey, Associate Director of ISE
                                                                      Jessica Alexander, Assistant Principal of Rocketship United                                                                                                                                      
                              State Board                 Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer,
                              Questions                    Executive Director, Tennessee State Board of Education   
                              (15 min.)                                                             

                               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.)                        Rocketship Nashville #3 (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, November 5, 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: Rocketship Nashville #3                             
                                  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 Thursday, November 7, 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: