Michael Wagner


The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the Elliott County Board of Education. You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Elliott County Board of Education representing Educational Division #3. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Board member, Kyle Burnett. Under the provisions of KRS 160.190(2), this appointment is effective until the November 2018 regular election. This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Elliott 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 of the vacancy (Educational Division #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 December 22, 2017.

Interviews will be scheduled approximately 6-15 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:

· Elliott County Board of Education Office, 100 South KY 7, Sandy Hook, KY 41171

· The Kentucky Department of Education 502-564-4474 · KDE website:

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

Commission of Education

300 Sower Blvd. 5th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601