Notice of Vacant Board of Education Seat





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

  • Educational Division #1 (Barren County Schools) This vacancy was created by the resignation of a board member.

Under the provisions of KRS 160.190(2), this appointment is effective until The end of the elected term.

This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Barren County School District.



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. (Barren County School District, Division #1);
  • 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.



  • 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 no later than August 16th, 2018.


  • Interviews will be scheduled approximately 10-20 working days after this mail date.
  • All qualified applications received before the interviews are scheduled, will be considered.


Application forms for this position are available from:

Barren County Board of Education Office - 202 West Washington Street, Glasgow, KY  42141

The Kentucky Department of Education 502-5664-4474 or the KDE website:


All applications must be mailed directly to:

Kentucky Department of Education

Commissioner of Education

300 Sower Blvd. 5th Floor

Frankfort, KY  40601


The Kentucky Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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