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Apply for Board of Education Vacancy
Apply for Board of Education Vacancy
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Derby Public Schools is seeking applications for an open Board of Education position created by a recent resignation.In order to be eligible for the open Board of Education position, you must live within the Derby Public School boundaries.

Please find the application and questions on our website at www.derbyschools.com (under District, Board of Education) or an application and questions may be picked up at the Administrative Center, 120 E. Washington, Derby, KS. If you are interested in being an applicant for the vacant board position, please fill out the application and respond to the questions. This information must be submitted to the Administrative Center, 120 E. Washington, Derby KS by the end of business (4:30PM) on July 9, 2020. The information can also be submitted via email to lhoyt@usd260.com. All responses received will be reviewed by the Board.

Applicants will also be asked to attend the July 13, 2020 Board of Education meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, each applicant will respond to a question posed by the Board. The question you would ask the candidates to respond to would be, "What would you see as priorities of the Derby Public Schools Board of Education over the next five years?"

Later in the meeting, under action, the board will have as an agenda item for the Board vacancy where they could take action if that is the wish of the majority of the Board.

If you would like additional information about the responsibilities of being a Board member you can go to www.derbyschools.com and click on the Board of Education link. Here you will find a document titled, So You Want to Be a School Board Member.

An informational night on a Board member’s roles and responsibilities will also be held via Zoom on June 23 at 6:30PM. Interested individuals should register through the Board Clerk and a link will be provided. Please contact Litona Hoyt, Board Clerk, at (316) 788-8410 or by email lhoyt@usd260.com if you have any questions.

KASB's School Board Election Guide "So You Want to be a School Board Member" - What it Takes to be a School Board Member

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