January 13, 2020 Charter School Amendment Appeal Hearing

January 13, 2020


January 13, 2020

9:30 am


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


9:30 a.m. CST     Call to Order                 Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer,
                               Introduction                 Executive Director, State  Board of

                               Metro Nashville           Mr. Dennis G. Queen, Director of
                               Public Schools                  Charter Schools
                               (15 min.)                         Melissa Roberge, Metro Nashville Legal

                               Nashville                       Charlie Friedman, Founder and Head of 
                               Classical                             School
                               (15 min.)                        Shani Dowell, Parent and Board Vice Chair
                                                                       ASrshia Saiyed, Director of Talent and 

                               State Board                  Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer, 
                               Questions                     Executive Director, 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.)                         Nashville Classical (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 12:00 p.m. CST on Friday, January 10, 2020 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: Nashville Classical Charter School                                      
                              5th Floor, Davy Crockett Tower 
                              500 James Robertson Parkway                                                                
                              Nashville, TN  37243 
                              FAX: (615) 741-0371    
                              E-mail: CharterSchool.Appeals@tn.gov

Written comments must be received by the State Board of Education by 4:30 p.m. CST on Monday, January 20, 2020 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/