Lennon Launches HCDE District 2 Advisory Committee

Friday, January 26, 2018

Hamilton County Board of Education District 2 Rep.Kathy Lennon wants to encourage active engagement and open dialogue within the District 2 communities. To increase collaboration, Ms. Lennon is forming a District 2 Advisory Committee.

This committee will be dedicated to improving and promoting communication among schools, families, and communities.  The group will help to increase awareness, participate in conversations focused on solutions, facilitate family resources and support, and coordinate activities that improve student achievement and growth. 

The public is invited to attend one or more of the meetings and fill out an application to join the committee. The forums will provide opportunities to discuss the committee’s purpose, framework, and the application process.  Ms. Lennon will also seek input from attendees as to what the community would like the District 2 Advisory Committee to address and accomplish.

Applications will be available at each scheduled meeting and must be returned to Ms. Lennon by Friday, Feb. 16, or emailed by that date to lennon_k@hcde.org.  Applicants must attend at least one of the informational meetings and live, teach or have a child attending school in District 2 in order to be considered for the committee. 

Here are the District 2 Advisory Committee Information Meeting Dates: 

Jan. 29:  Thrasher Elementary – 6 p.m.
Jan. 31:  Nolan Elementary - 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 31  SMMHS - meeting in the Theatre – 7 p.m.
Feb. 1:  Alpine Crest – 6 p.m.
Feb. 5:  Rivermont Elementary - 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 6: Red Bank Elementary - 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 8: Red Bank Middle & Red Bank High School in the RBM Library - 5:30 p.m.

 


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