• Alliance for Educational Equity

    The KCS Alliance for Educational Equity Steering Committee is made up of members of the original DEO Task Force as well as other community, governmental and educational leaders. Its charge is to:

    • Review progress, discuss issues and refine efforts
    • Identify and include additional stakeholder perspectives and expertise to include subcommittee working groups
    • Evaluate outcomes and ensure public accountability and transparency
    • Regularly solicit input from the community, follow up on concerns and communicate frequently with Knox County Schools leadership to address issues.

    Current Members

Tomma (Julia) Battle

Co-Chair, Parent Representative, Sarah Moore Greene and Austin-East Magnet

Scott Bolton

Executive Director of Human Resources, KCS

Reverend "Sam" Brown

President, NAACP

Tim Buss

Quality Manager, Edgewell Personal Care

Janice Cook

Director of School Culture, KCS

Stacy Eckard

Magistrate, Knox County Juvenile Court

Joshua Flory

Communications Specialist, KCS

Coral Getino

Interpreter, Knox County Juvenile Court

Brian Hartsell

Supervisor of Student Enrollment/Disciplinary Hearing Officer, KCS

Briana Hinton

Title IX Coordinator, KCS

Del Holley

Juvenile Justice Team Leader, Knox County District Attorney

Shannon Jackson

Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, KCS

Raymond Jin

Farragut High Student / BOE Student Rep, KCS

Renee Kelly

Chief of Staff, KCS

Nathan Langlois

Director of Advancement and Diversity, KCS

Eric Lutton

Public Defender, 6th Judicial District

Rosa Mar

Co-Chair | Community Representative

Quineka Moten

Parent Representative, Career Magnet Academy

Jason Myers

Executive Director of Student Supports, KCS

Florence Ndiaye

Ombudsperson, KCS

Phyllis Nichols

President, Knox Area Urban League

Randy Nichols

Special Counsel, Knox County Sheriff's Office

Sue Ownby

Parent Liaison/Ombudsperson, KCS

Angela Patrick

Teacher, Belle Morris Elementary

Emily Scheuneman

Community Affairs Director, Knox County Office of the District Attorney

Bob Thomas

Superintendent, KCS

Eve Thomas

Chief of Police, Knoxville Police Department

Julie Thompson

Executive Director of Elementary Education, KCS

Rosalyn Tillman

Retired/Dean, Pellissippi State Community College

Danny Trent

Executive Director of Secondary Education, KCS

Daniel Watson

District 3 Board Member, Knox County Board of Education

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