Quarterly Commission Meeting

July 26, 2024


July 26, 2024

9:00 am


Chattanooga State Community College *This meeting will begin at 9:00am ET.

Pursuant to Policy 1.200 – Commission Meetings, each regular and special-called Commission meeting shall provide for the opportunity for public comment. Requests to speak at the July 26, 2024 Commission meeting must be received by 4:00 P.M. CT on July 25, 2024. Please complete this form to request to speak.. Written public comments may be submitted by completing this form by 4:00p.m. CT on July 25, 2024.


I. Welcome
Chris Richards, Commission Chair

        - Roll Call 
        - Review of Agenda 
        - Approval of Prior Minutes

II. Public Comment (30 minutes) 

III. Report: Business Operations Committee
Michael Carter, Committee Chair

IV. Report: Rules, Policy, and Governance Committee
Chris Tutor, Committee Chair

V. Report: School Performance and Accountability Committee
Terence Patterson, Committee Chair

VI. Strategic Plan Update 
DreJean Cummings, Manager of Strategic Initiatives

VII. Federal Grants
Melanie Harrell, Director of Finance and Operations and Nate Parker, Director of School Programs and Supports

VIII. Charter Landscape Presentation
Rebecca Ledebuhr, Data and Accountability Coordinator

IX. New Start Appeals Refresher
Beth Figueroa, Director of Authorizing and Ashley Thomas, General Counsel

X. Executive Director Update
Tess Stovall, Executive Director

XI. Closing Discussion and Adjournment
Chris Richards, Commission Chair