Board of Education

Regularly scheduled Board Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm in the school library.


Notice of Vacant West Point Board of Education Seat

     The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications to be considered for appointment to the West Point Board of Education. You are invited to nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the West Point Board of Education representing the district at large. This vacancy was created by resignation of Kevin Duke.

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

Requirements
Board members must be :
    1. At least 24 years old;
    2. A Kentucky citizen for the last three years;
    3. A registered voter in the district and voter precinct of the vacancy;
    4. Have a high school diploma or a GED certificate;
    5. Must be in compliance with anti-nepotism state laws;
    6. Cannot provide contract services for the school district.

Responsibilities
School board members are involved primarily in the following areas:
    1. Developing policy that governs the operation of schools;
    2. Providing visionary leadership that establishes long-range plans and programs for the  
        district;
    3. Hiring the district superintendent and issuing annual evaluation reports;
    4. 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 September 28, 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:
    1. West Point Board of Education Office at 209 N. 13th Street West Point KY 40177
    2. 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
           

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