December 4, 2019 Charter School Appeal Hearing for Southwest Early College High School

December 4, 2019


December 4, 2019

1:00 pm CST


Shelby County Schools Central Office Frances E. Coe Board Auditorium 160 South Hollywood Street Memphis, TN 38112


1:00 p.m. CST       Call to Order                 Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer
                                 Introduction                 Executive Director, Tennessee
                                                                          State Board of Education                      

                                 Shelby County             Brittany Monda, Director of Charter
                                 Schools                          Schools                
                                 (15 min.)                        Alexander Burke Roberson, Advisor
                                                                          School Governance & Compliance                                                                                                    

                                Southwest Early           Tom Lee, Frost Brown Todd LLC 
                                College High School    
                                (15 min.)                                                             

                                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                               Shelby County Schools (10 min.) 
                               (20 min.)                            Southwest Early College High School (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. CST. The sign up for public comment will close at 1:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, December 3, 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: Southwest Early College High School                                           
                               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. CST on Wednesday, December 11, 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: