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NOTICE OF VACANT UNION COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT

NOTICE OF VACANT UNION COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT

Opportunity

The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the Union County Board of Education. You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Union County Board of Education representing Educational Division #3.

This vacancy was created by a change in residence of Board Member Drennan Cowan resulting in his resignation in Division 3 and subsequent filing to run for a seat in Educational Division #2.

Under the provisions of KRS 160.109(2), this appointment is effective until the November 2019 regular election.

This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Union County Public Schools.

Requirements

Board members must be:

  • At least 24 years old;
  • A Kentucky citizen for the last three years;
  • A registered voter in the district and voter precinct(s) of the vacancy (Educational District #3);
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED certificate;
  • Must be in compliance with anti-nepotism state laws;
  • Cannot provide contract services for the school district.

Responsibilities

School board members are involved primarily in the following areas:

  • Developing policy that governs the operation of schools;
  • Providing visionary leadership that establishes long-range plans and programs for the district;
  • Hiring the district superintendent and issuing annual evaluation reports;
  • Setting local tax rates and practicing vigorous stewardship to ensure that all school district funds are spent wisely.

 

Applications should be completed and mailed by October 1, 2018.

Interviews will be scheduled approximately 10-20 working days after this mail date. All qualified applications received by the date stated above will be considered.

Application forms for this position are available from:

  • Union County Board of Education Office at 510 South Mart Street, Morganfield, KY
  • The Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-4474 or KDE website: http://education.ky.gov/districts/legal/Pages/default.aspx

All applications must be mailed directly to:           Kentucky Department of Education

                                                                                                Commissioner of Education

                                                                                                300 Sower Blvd. 5th Floor

                                                                                                Frankfort, KY  40601