Robertson Education Initiative (REdI)


53 Businesses make up Realizing Robertson's Future
and invest in education in Robertson County
through REdI:   RRF Business Listing



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Applications Available

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Due Friday, August 4th





REdI: Robertson County Education Initiative


The Robertson County Chamber of Commerce supports REdI and believes it is imperative to promote broad-based community support for and investment in public education to continue to improve the economic development climate of Robertson County.  When business and industry see our school system as a draw, more opportunities for growth and employment at all levels will come to our community.  REdI operates under the direction of a volunteer advisory board and a paid director, Kathy Gunn. The chamber provides in-kind office space, supplies, equipment and administrative support for REdI.


Advisory  Board

Karen Shoemaker, Chair     Credit Union of Robertson County

Bettye Lynn Richert             Commerce Union Bank

Chiquita Allen                       Bath Fitter

Freda Herndon                     Workforce Essentials

Stephanie Mason                 Robertson County Schools

Margot Fosnes                     Robertson County Chamber

Matthew Bolton                    Emergency Restoration Company

Kim Walker                            NorthCrest Medical Center

Mandy Christenson             White House Chamber of Commerce



Funding for REdI is mainly from Realizing Robertson’s Future (RFF) with other businesses and industry stepping in to support specific programs with both monetary and resource support. 





County Wide REdI Programs


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K-2 Literacy Program

Renaissance at all 5 High Schools

CLUB30: 30+ on the ACT

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Youth Leadership

Teacher Mini Grants

MAD Awards (Making A Difference) for Teachers and Administrators

Annual Parent Education Survey

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TN Scholars

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Other Programs and Projects

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Career Pathways: Healthcare/Construction

Highland Crest Advisory Board

Website Project for Robertson County Schools

Governor Haslam's Drive to 55 Program

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Innovation Academy Marketing Development

General promotion of Education Information


letter_v_(4).jpg Opportunities for people to Volunteer

If interested, contact Kathy Gunn at