KCS Announces School Re-opening Community Task Force
Knox County Schools has formed a Community Task Force to help provide feedback on data the district is collecting regarding the upcoming school year.
The task force is made up of nine community members who were recommended by each school board representative, and it will be led by Dr. Jerry Askew, President of the Alliance for Better Nonprofits.
Task force members are:
District 1: Rev. Sam Brown, Pastor at Logan Temple
District 2: Joan Grim, University of Tennessee Theory & Practice in Teacher Education
District 3: Melanie Craig, PTSO Board Member
District 4: Jonathon Fortner, President of Sequoyah Elementary Foundation
District 5: Susie Carr, KCS Parent/PTSO Board Member
District 6: Michelle Pickler, Community/School Volunteer
District 7: Rob Cummings, KCS Parent/School Administrator
District 8: Steve Hunley, Publisher/Local Business Owner, and
District 9: Brannan Gillenwater, KCS Parent/Local Business Owner.
The task force will meet on Monday, June 22, and Monday, June 29 at 5 p.m. at the Sarah Simpson Professional Development Center – Great Room, 801 Tipton Ave., 37920. A presentation will be made to the board at its July 8 work session.