Notice of BEP Task Force Meeting
The BEP Task Force meeting will be held in the Nashville Room at the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower building in Nashville on Wednesday, August 13, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Nashville Room is located on the 3rd floor. The actual address for the meeting is 312 8th Avenue, Nashville, TN 37243. This meeting is open to the public.
For more information about the task force, please see the press release announcing its formation. If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth.Fiveash@tn.gov. For media inquiries, please contact Kelli.Gauthier@tn.gov.
Public Review of Math Textbooks
The math textbooks that are being considered for state approval should now be available for public review at the ten district collection sites across Tennessee (view the list of collection sites and locations here).
Those interested in reviewing the textbooks should contact the director of the textbook collection site in their area. Comments on the textbooks can be submitted in paper form at the collection site or online here. All public comments received by July 15, 2014 will be shared with publishers and considered in the math state textbook review process. If submitting public comments in hard copy, the public feedback form should be sent by July 15, 2014 to Monty Wilson, Deputy Director of Content and Resources, Tennessee Department of Education, 11th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower, Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0379.
TDOE Requests for Public Comment
- SIG Waiver Extension Request May 19, 2014
- Request for extension of ESEA flexibility waiver May 2, 2014
- Waiver to Extend Obligation of Funds for School Improvement June 14, 2013
- Request for Waiver from ESEA Section 1127(b) May 13, 2013
- Waiver to Extend SIG Funds February 22, 2012
- Waiver to Modify Persistently Lowest-Achieving Definition February 22, 2012
Approved LEA and Charter School Waiver Requests
Approved LEA Teacher Employment Standard Waivers
Pursuant to Tennessee State Board of Education Rule 0520-01-02-.03, "a teacher may teach up to two sections of one course outside the area of endorsement. For a teacher to teach more than one course or more than two sections of one course outside the area of endorsement, an employment standard waiver must be requested and approved." Employment standard waivers granted by the department of education are posted here by district, the teacher's last name and first initial, and date of approval.
Wright, C. July 16, 2014
Bryce, K. August 11, 2014
Williams, K. August 11, 2014
Broadbent, M. August 11, 2014
Ross, K. August 11, 2014
Stuart, M. July 16, 2014
Garland, R. July 16, 2014
Simmons, D. July 16, 2014
Rudnitzki, R. July 16, 2014
Eldridge, L. August 11, 2014
Hertwig, A. August 11, 2014
Higgins, J. August 11, 2014
Merritt, M. August 11, 2014
Parker, B. August 11, 2014