January 12, 2021 Charter School Appeal Hearing for Intrepid College Prep

January 12, 2021


January 12, 2021

9:00 am


WebEx Meeting

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

                                 Metro Nashville               John Thomas, Director of Charter 
                                 Public Schools                       Schools
                                 (15 min.)                            Ryan Latimer, Director of Boundary 
                                                                                   Planning & Enrollment  Forecasting   
                                                                             Melissa Roberge, Metro Nashville Legal
                                                                             Justin Marsh, Metro Nashville Legal  
                                                                             Denise Brown, Coordinator of Charter Schools                                                                                          

                                 Intrepid College              Abigail Rockey, Chief Executive Officer
                                 Prep                                   Amber Turner, Chief Schools Officer  
                                 (15 min.)                           Bryan Kariuki, Principal, Independence Academy      
                                                                             Ivory Brown, Principal, Independence Academy

                                 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                               Metro Nashville Public Schools (10 min.)   
                                (20 min.)                            Intrepid College Prep (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 12:00 p.m. CT on Monday, January 11, 2021 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, or mailed, emailed, or faxed to: 

                      Tennessee State Board of Education   
                      Attn:  Intrepid Colllege Prep
                      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. CT on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 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.