NOTICE OF VACANT BARREN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT

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NOTICE OF VACANT BARREN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT
The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications 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 #021
This appointment is effective until
? The November 2023 regular election. (Use if next regular November election scheduled more than one year
prior to end of remaining term)
This is a public service position. The appointee will not be employed by the Barren County Schools.
Responsibilities
Serving on the school board is an important public service. School board members are leaders in the community and
play a critical role in ensuring students receive the high quality education they deserve.
Responsibilities include:
? 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.
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. (county district, list vacant
educational division here);
? Have a high school diploma or a GED certificate; and
? Meet all other qualifications set forth in law (KRS 160.180)
Applications must be completed and mailed by May 14th, 2019.
Applications are available at:
? Barren County Board of Education Office at 202 West Washington Street, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141
? The Kentucky Department of Education website:
https://education.ky.gov/CommOfEd/Documents/2019%20Application%20Packet.pdf

All applications must be mailed directly to: Kentucky Department of Education, Commissioner of Education,
c/o Office of Legal Services, 300 Sower Blvd. 5th Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Interviews will be conducted approximately 1-3 weeks after this mail date. All qualified applications received by the
date stated above will be considered.





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