The Academies of Nashville Steering Committee supports the sustainability and continuous improvement of the Academies of Nashville and monitors implementation of the Academies of Nashville strategic plan.
What are the Academies of Nashville?
Created in 2008, the Academies of Nashville provide MNPS students with one of the best college and career prep experiences in the nation. Recognized by the White House as a national high school transformation model, the Academies of Nashville offer 35 different career and thematic academies across 12 zoned high schools. Whether a student is interested in pursuing a career in healthcare or engineering, every academy enhances the high school experience while preparing students with transferable skills applicable to any career field.
More than 365 community partners are committed to ensuring students gain exposure and experience within each class. Additionally, local colleges and universities provide a range of dual credit, dual enrollment, and industry credentials that prepare every student to be college or career ready.
Dan Phillips, MNPS
Jennifer Mills McFerron, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Alayna Cate, PENCIL
Courtney Morgan, MNPS
Felicia Everson - Tuggle, MNPS District Admin
Denise King, MNPS, Academy Coach
Mary York, MNPS, Academy Coach
Lanedria Marshall, MNPS, Academy Coach
Carrie Weir, MNPS Communications
Amber Plunkett, MNPS Communications
Steve Scheaffer, MNPS
Miriam Harrington, MNPS
Michael Pratt, MNPS
Margaret Steele, Nissan
Patricia Knight, HCA
Ellen O'Neal, HCA
Ray Holloman, F5 Solutions
Robert Rice, Nashville Music City Center
Heather Chalos, Nashville Hub
John Doerge, Deloitte
Katie Petrole, The Parthenon
Lauren Brooks-Gregory, LP (Stansell Electric)
Anne Henderson, The Frist
Rebecca Farrow, MNPS
Leesa LeClaire, Greater Nashville Hospitality Association