July 8, 2020 Charter School Amendment Appeal Hearing for Compass Community Schools - Midtown

July 8, 2020


July 8, 2020

9:00 am


Webex Meeting Meeting Access Code: 161 980 4542 Meeting Password: SBEappeal2020


Meeting link click here

9:00 a.m. CDT     Call to Order                       Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer, 
                               Introduction                        Executive Director, Tennessee State 
                                                                              Board of Education

                               Shelby County                    Ms. Brittany Monda, Director of  
                               Schools                                 Charter Schools
                               (15 min.)                               Dr. Angela Whitelaw, Deputy  
                                                                               Superintendent of Academics

                               Compass                              Dr. John Smarrelli, Board Chair 
                               Community                         Kristi Baird, Executive Director 
                               Schools -  Midtown      
                               (15 min.)                                                             

                               State Board                         Dr. Sara Morrison, Hearing Officer, 
                               Questions                            Executive Director, Tennessee State Board of Education              
                               (15 min.)   

                               Public Comments              State Board staff will read comments received by deadline into the record.    
                               (Up to 30 min.)                    

                               Closing                                  Shelby County Schools (10 min.) 
                               (20 min.)                               Compass Community Schools - Midtown (10 min.)


REGISTRATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: If you wish to make a public comment during the public hearing, you must submit your comment prior to the public hearing date. Public comments will be read aloud by a State Board staff member during the public hearing. Each public comment will be read for a maximum of two (2) minutes. You can sign up to comment by completing this online form. The submission for public comment will close at 4:30 p.m. CDT on Monday, July 6, 2020 or when fifteen (15) individuals have signed up. Only those individuals who have signed up by the deadline shall have their comment read on their behalf by State Board staff during the public hearing.

NOTE:  In lieu of having a public comment read aloud 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: Compass Community Schools - Midtown
                          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. CDT on Wednesday, July 15, 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.