Watauga County Board of Education Seeks Citizen to Fill Vacancy

Last Updated on May 21, 2017 8:24 pm

 The Watauga County Board of Education is seeking a resident citizen of the County for appointment to a vacant seat on the Board.  The person appointed to this vacancy will serve through the next regular election for Board seats in November, 2018.

As a part of the application, each applicant must attest to his or her legal eligibility to hold the office.  Prior public experience is not necessary; however applicants should state their interest in public education and must be willing and able to devote approximately 10 hours per month to meetings and school events. North Carolina law also requires board members to receive a minimum of 12 clock hours of training every two years, including two clock hours of ethics education.

Applications must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, May 31, 2017; applications will be accepted by hand-delivery if made by 5pm on May 31 to the Central Office, located in the Margaret E. Gragg Education Center, 175 Pioneer Trail, Boone.

All applicable Board of Education policies are available under the “About Us” link on the Watauga County Schools website ( or on request from the Central Office.

Applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to:

The Watauga County Board of Education

Ron Henries, Board Chair

P.O. Box 1790

Boone, N.C.


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