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Board of Education Vacancy

Vacant Board of Education Position


Notice of Vacant Cloverport Board of Education Seat



The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applicants to be considered for appointment to the Clo­verport Independent Board of Education. You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Cloverport Board of Education representing the district at large.


Under the provisions of KRS 160.190 (2), this appointment is effective until the November 2020 regular election. This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Cloverport Independent 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.

•       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 in 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 January 19, 2019.


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:

•       Cloverport Board of Education Office at 301 Poplar Street, Cloverport, KY 40111.

•       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


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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