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Board Vacancy



Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 25-2022 of a vacancy in the membership of the Board of Education of Unified School District No. 260, Sedgwick County, Kansas.  This vacancy will be filled by appointment of the Board of Education not sooner than fifteen (15) days following publication of this notice.  The appointed member will serve until the first board meeting January 2022, when the newly elected board member takes office.

Such vacancy exists by reasons of the residency requirement for Matt Hoag. By order of the Board of Education, Unified School District No. 260, Sedgwick County Kansas, this 8 day of June, 2020.



Notice of Vacancy

Board of Education • Derby Public Schools

June 2020

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

Please find the application and questions on our web site at www.derbyschools.com 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. 

The Derby Board of Education will fill the vacancy by appointment not sooner than 15 days after publication.

If you would like additional information about 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. 

Please do not hesitate to call my office at 788-8410 or email lhoyt@usd260.com if you have any questions.

Respectfully, Heather Bohaty


Timeline for filling Board Vacancy

June 8, 2020 Board Meeting
• Accepted Resignation from Mr. Hoag.               
• Present to Board and finalize application process, questions, and timeline.
June 9, 2020           
• Post application process, questions, and timeline on district website, channel 7, and submit to local media.
June 10, 2020         
• Publish notice in the Derby Informer.
June 23, 2020
• Informational Night via Zoom - Board Member Roles and Responsibilities, 6:30PM.  Information will be shared on social media and website.  The individuals should register through the Board Clerk and a link will be provided.
July 9, 2020             
•Applications due by end of business on this date.  The applications can be delivered to the Board office or submitted through mail, fax, or email.
July 13, 2020 Board Meeting       
• Applicants will be asked to attend the Board of Education meeting and respond to one question with a three-minute time limit.
• Under the Action segment of the meeting the Board will have as an agenda item for the filling of the vacancy until the first board meeting January 2022 with the successful applicant assuming Board of Education duties beginning July 27, 2020 if required paperwork is completed (Oath of Office).


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