• Board of Education

    Board Members with Dr. Bedell

    On behalf of the Kansas City Public School (KCPS) Board of Directors, welcome to the Office of Board Services webpage. We are pleased you have taken the time to learn more about your School Board.

    KCPS is guided by a seven-member Board of Directors elected by the district's patrons. The Board of Directors has many duties including:

    • Governance
    • Monitoring the use of financial and human resources
    • Education planning and evaluation
    • Appointing the chief administrator, the Superintendent of Schools
    • Facilities management

    The Office of Board Services is the administrative arm of the Board of Directors. The Board meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Board of Education building.

    To meet individual Board members or to learn more about upcoming meetings and activities, contact the Office of Board Services at 816-418-7621.

    School Board Seeking Individuals to Represent KCPS on Central City Tax Commission

    The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in serving as the school system’s representative on the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Commission.

    The KCPS Board will select a representative to serve for four years on the five-member commission, which was established to review and recommend development proposals for the 10-year, one-eighth-cent sales tax approved by Kansas City voters in 2017.

    Individuals interested in serving on the commission can submit their names for consideration by sending a resume or background statement with complete contact information to: KCPS Office of Board Services, 2901 Troost Avenue, Room 202, Kansas City MO 64109. Applicants can also send this information to board@kcpublicschools.org.

    To be considered for this appointment, individuals must reside within the KCPS district boundaries. The KCPS Board is seeking individuals who have relevant experience and/or demonstrated knowledge of economic development processes and of the designated development area.

    The deadline to submit a resume is 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10. The KCPS Board of Directors plans to conduct interviews on Oct. 17 and complete its selection process by Oct. 23.