NASHVILLE – Education Commissioner Timothy Webb today announced the appointment of Bruce Opie to the position of Deputy Commissioner of Education. Mr. Opie joined the Department in 1985 and most recently served as the Department’s Assistant Commissioner for Legislation and Policy. As Deputy Commissioner he will oversee implementation of state education funding of local school systems.
NASHVILLE - National Probation, Parole and Community Corrections Officers’ Week is being celebrated across the nation July 18th through the 24th. The Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole (BOPP) is joining with other agencies here and across the country to honor the probation and parole officers who supervise offenders.
Contract Saves State in Administrative Costs
NASHVILLE — State officials announced today that Delta Dental was awarded the contract to serve as TennCare’s dental benefits manager (DBM). The new contract will save the state an estimated $3.5 million in administrative costs over the three-year contract period.