Public Education Committee

The focus of the Public Education Committee is to develop an array of educational outreach programs for students and adults designed to improve public awareness of the law and our legal system and enhance the public perception of the profession.

Chair
City of Franklin, Law Department
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37065
(615)550-6652
Immediate Past Chair
Immediate Past Chair
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)544-2010

Lipscomb Dean Named Education Commissioner

Candice McQueen has been named Tennessee's new education commissioner by Gov. Bill Haslam, the Nashville Business Journal reports. The Lipscomb University's College of Education dean will replace Kevin Huffman. In her prepared remarks, McQueen discussed the importance of making sure Tennessee students are "college and career ready when they leave high school."

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Nashville Bar Foundation Accepting Grant Requests

The Nashville Bar Foundation is accepting grant applications through Jan. 15, 2015, at 4 p.m. Central. Non-profit organizations that support the provision of law-related educational and charitable programs and services that promote the knowledge, understanding and respect for the law among students, the general public and the legal community are encouraged to apply. Download the eligibility and application guidelines.

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