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Licensure Hearing for Clarksdale Teacher Changes Location

July 21, 2015

WHO: Frances Smith-Kemp, former Heidelberg Elementary School teacher

WHAT: Administrative hearing before the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development. Due to smoke and water damage in the Central High School Building, the MDE is moving the hearing. The MDE is seeking to revoke Smith-Kemp’s teaching license for affecting the validity of state assessments.

WHEN: July 27-29, 9 a.m.

WHERE: Woolfolk Building, 501 N. West St., Jackson

HEARING PROTOCOL: Guests are asked to be on time and to adhere to the same protocols as court proceedings. No microphones or recording equipment may be placed on meeting tables.

Media Contact: 
Patrice Guilfoyle, APR
Director of Communications

Jean Cook, APR
Communications Specialist