Kentucky School for the Blind Advisory Board to meet May 17

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Meeting Advisory

Media Contact: Jennifer Ginn

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May 6, 2024

Kentucky School for the Blind Advisory Board to meet May 17

The Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) Advisory Board will meet at the Kentucky School for the Blind on May 17 at 11 a.m. ET.

KRS 167.035 permits the establishment of a KSB advisory board composed of five members appointed by the Kentucky Board of Education upon recommendation by the commissioner of education. The board acts in an advisory capacity to assist KSB leadership in conducting the activities of the school.

The KSB Advisory Board will set aside 30 minutes dedicated to receiving public comments. Individuals wishing to address the KSB Advisory Board needs to sign up to speak before the meeting begins and provide his/her name and describe the issue on which they will speak. This information should be sent to Janell Turner, KSB Advisory Board chair, at

Individuals addressing the KSB Advisory Board will be provided five minutes each for public comment. The KSB Advisory Board has the right to set limits on the topics that may be addressed by the public to ensure relevance to the function and purpose of the advisory board.

A full agenda follows:

Kentucky School for the Blind Advisory Board
Professional Development Room in Hartford Food Service Building at KSB
May 17, 2024, 11 a.m. ET


  • Welcome: Janell Turner, Board Chair

  • Approval of Sept. 21, 2023, Board Meeting Minutes

  • KSB Report: Peggy Sinclair-Morris, Principal

    • 2024-2025 Calendar
    • Facilities
    • Graduation
    • Student Trends
    • Student Council
    • Substitute Teachers
  • KDE Update: Shannon Sparkman, Director, Division of State Schools
  • New Business
    • Elect new Board Chair
  • Board Recommendations
  • Public Comments
  • Meeting Dates for the 2024-2025 School Year
  • Adjournment