CARTER COUNTY SCHOOLS
VACANT BOARD OF EDUCATION POSITION
NOTICE OF VACANT DISTRICT 5 BOARD OF EDUCATION SEAT
The Carter County School District is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the Carter County Board of Education. You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Carter County Board of Education representing those residents of Educational Division #5.
This vacancy was created by the November 16, 2021 resignation of Board of Education member Kirk Wilburn.
Under the provisions of KRS 160.190 (4), this appointment is effective until the November 2022 regular elections. This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Carter County Public Schools.
Board members must be:
*At least 24 years old
*A Kentucky citizen for the last three years.
*A registered voter in District 5, Eagle Hall, Grahn, Pleasant Valley, Olive Hill Courthouse, and Smokey Valley.
*Has completed at least the twelfth grade or has been issued a High School Equivalency Diploma
*Cannot hold any elective federal, state, county, or city office, serve as an officer or employee of a city or county, hold a federal office of “trust or profit” or serve as an appointed officer of a special purpose governmental entity with taxation authority unless specifically authorized by statute.
*Must be in compliance with anti-nepotism 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 must be postmarked by December 13, 2021.
Application forms for this position are available from:
The Carter County Board of Education Central Office at 228 South Carol Malone Blvd., Grayson, KY 41143
All applications must be mailed directly to:
Carter County Schools
228 South Carol Malone Blvd.
Grayson, KY 41143
The Carter County Board 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.