Applications open for student and teacher non-voting KBE members. Deadline is March 8, 2024(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Applications are now being accepted for the non-voting teacher and student members of the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE).

Each member would serve a one-year term, from July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025.

To be considered for the teacher position, the applicant must be employed on a full-time basis by a Kentucky public school district in a position for which Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) certification is required, not employed in an administrative role and must reside in Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District.

For the student position, the applicant must be enrolled in a Kentucky public high school, be a junior at the time of appointment to the KBE and must reside in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District.

The KBE has 15 members. The governor appoints 11 voting members: seven representing the Supreme Court districts and four representing the state at large. The additional members – the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education, the secretary of the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet, a high school student and an active elementary or secondary school teacher – serve as non-voting members.

Additional information can be found on the KBE non-voting student application or the KBE non-voting teacher application. Applications must be submitted by March 8 at 5 p.m. ET.

Any questions about the application process can be sent to Kentucky Department of Education Executive Director of Education Policy Meredith Brewer.