The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education has announced its slate of meeting dates for the 2023-24 school year. With few exceptions, the Board will hold regular monthly board meetings on the second Tuesday at 6 p.m. and regular monthly work sessions on the fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m. All meetings are located in the Tennessee Room at the KCS Administrative Support Center, 400 Clinchfield Street, third floor, downtown Kingsport.
The meetings include a public comment period on agenda items and all meetings are open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Members of the audience may speak to an item on the printed agenda when the President announces that the Board shall take up the topic Public Input on Agenda Items. Before addressing the Board, the speaker shall state his or her name; prior notification of intent to speak is not necessary. To address the Board on a non-agenda topic, individuals must submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools at least three (3) business days before the regular meeting. The Superintendent and President (Executive Committee) may elect to add the topic to the agenda or consider it privately at another time and place. Click here to view the Board Policy regarding public communication and participation at board meetings.
All Kingsport Board of Education public meetings are conducted in accessible locations. If you require accommodations to participate in a Board of Education meeting, this may be requested by calling (423) 378-2100 or by emailing [email protected] at least 72 hours in advance. Copies of any documents used are available in accessible formats upon request.
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Kingsport City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its program or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Kingsport City Schools offers classes in many career and technical education program areas under its open admissions policy. Specifically, Kingsport City Schools offers admissions based on selective criteria in (such as meeting pre-requisite criteria; disciplinary background, etc.) through a separate application process that is nondiscriminatory. For more information about the application process and particular course offerings, contact the Dobyns-Bennett High School counseling office at (423) 378.8409. *[LEP only: Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs.]
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Inquiries concerning the system's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are directed to the Kingsport City Schools compliance officer for employees, Jennifer Guthrie at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2103; for the general public, Dr. Andy True at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2130; and for students Dr. Andy True at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2130. Inquiries concerning Section 504 are directed to contact compliance officer Dr. Lamar Smith at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.8598.