URGENT COMMON CORE ALERT: Academic Standards Review Commission meets TOMORROW | Eastern North Carolina Now

News Release:

    WHO: The NC Department of Administration announced the 11 members of the Academic Standards Review Commission and provided notice of its inaugural meeting.

    The appointees are:

    House Appointments

      Ms. Tammy Covil, New Hanover

      Dr. Jeffrey Isenhour, Catawba

      Ms. Katie Lemons, Stokes

      Ms. Denise Watts, Mecklenburg

    Senate Appointments

      Ms. Ann B. Clark, Iredell

      Dr. Laurie McCollum, Rockingham

      Ms. Jeannie A. Metcalf, Forsyth

      Dr. John T. Scheik, Wake

    State Board of Education Members

      Chairman William "Bill" Cobey, Durham

      Dr. Olivia Oxendine, Robeson

    Gubernatorial Appointment

      Mr. Andre Peek, Wake

    WHAT: The inaugural meeting of the Academic Standards and Review Commission.

    WHEN: TOMORROW, Monday, September 22, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    WHERE: State Construction Office conference room, fourth floor of the Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC.

    NOTES: It is important for as many people possible to show up during this meeting to hold our leaders and appointees accountable. For questions, please contact Kami Mueller, kami@danforest.com, or by phone (765)215-1334.

    For questions and media inquiries, please email Kami Mueller at kami@danforest.com.


    Kami Mueller
     Director of Communications, Lt. Governor of North Carolina, Dan Forest

      P: (919) 508-0109 •  C: (765) 215-1334  •  kami.mueller@nc.gov  •  kami.mueller@me.com
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