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Achievers: Independence Charter Middle School adds new Governance Board member

Tony Franklin
Tony Franklin

Independence Charter Middle School has added Tony Franklin, president and owner of Liaison Tech Operations, as a new Governance Board member.

Superintendent Amanda Mann said she is excited about the addition of Franklin to the school’s governance board since he not only brings a new perspective to the board meetings, but he also has an appreciation for charter schools and how they can support learning for communities. Additionally, she said Franklin brings knowledge of the Oklahoma City corporate community and that his network will complement the efforts of Independence Charter as the school transitions to a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum.

“I have observed under the current leadership team, that Independence Charter is poised to upgrade the standard of education in Oklahoma City, and I am excited to be a part of the work which will accomplish this goal,” Franklin said.

Franklin will attend monthly meetings, which provide oversight for the school’s operation.

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