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Notice of Vacant Board Seat




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

  • Educational Division #3  Bath County Schools

This vacancy was created by the resignation of a board member.


Under the provision of KRS 160.190 (2), this appointment is effective until

  • The November 2018 regular election. The term will end December 31, 2018.

This is a public service position and the person appointed will not be employed by the Bath County Board of Education, Bath County Schools.



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.

Bath County District #3, Precincts – Preston, White Sulphur & Olympia

  • 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 must be postmarked by December 19, 2017


Application forms for this position are available from:

  • Bath County Board of Education office at 405 West Main Street, Owingsville, KY 40360. Phone number (606)674-6314 ext.6610.
  • The Kentucky Department of Education, address below. Phone number (502)564-4474.
  • 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 of the provision of services. 

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