Due to a resignation of District 2 School Board member, there is one opening on the Board. The members of the Amherst County School Board will consider applications to fill this seat from County citizens residing in District 2 until the General Election in November 2019.

The Amherst County School Board is comprised of seven members and has certain statutory duties, including but not limited to: adopting policy to provide for the day-to-day supervision of schools; ensuring the public schools' compliance with State law; overseeing the operation of public schools, including the length of the school term, the studies to be pursued, and the methods of teaching to be employed in the schools; managing school property and ensuring capital needs are met; providing for the consolidation of schools, redistricting, or adopting pupil assignment plans; and such other duties as the State Board of Education may prescribe.

If you are interested in serving on the Amherst County School Board, please apply by letter stating your name, address, contact number and qualifications. Please mail, fax or e-mail your letter of intent to Dr. Rob Arnold, Superintendent, Amherst County Public Schools, P. O. Box 1257, Amherst, Virginia, 24521; fax 434-946-9346; e-mail Letters of interest will be accepted until Friday, September 28, 2018.