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Kings County Board of Education

1144 W. Lacey Boulevard
Hanford, CA 93230
(559) 589-2506

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Mary Gonzales-Gomez was named the 2017 Woman of the Year for the 32nd Assembly District. Mrs. Gonzales-Gomez, a resident of Corcoran, was recognized for her long-standing community service throughout Kings County.

Appointed to the Kings County Board of Education in May 2015, representing Trustee Area 2, Mrs. Gonzales-Gomez is a strong believer in building community relationships to further support the advancement of quality education. Mary has more than fifty years of community service and is known to be a compassionate, kind, and selfless leader.

Congratulations Mary on this prestigious award!


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Brown Act Amendment Requires Reporting of Individual Votes
Newly enacted legislation, which takes effect January 1, 2014, requires votes of individual board members to be publicly reported. The purpose of the legislation is to provide greater public transparency by legislative bodies such as school governing boards.
Contact the County Office of Education for complete details.
Marlene (Mickey) Thayer, President
Trustee Area 1
Term Expires November 2020 
Mike Robinson, Vice President
Trustee Area 3
Term Expires November 2018
Glenn Estes
Trustee Area 5
Term Expires November 2020

Mary Gonzales-Gomez
Trustee Area 2
Term Expires November 2020
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William (Bill) Gundacker
Trustee Area 4
Term Expires November 2018

   The County Board of Education has responsibility for:

           Adopting policies governing the operation of the Board;
Acting as the appeals board for student expulsions;
           Acting as the appeals board for inter-district transfers;
           Acting as the appeals board for Charter School petitions;
           Establishing the County Superintendent’s salary;
           Potentially serving as the landlord and owner of property.


      Through its role of long-range policy development and other critical functions, the Board works with the
     Kings County Superintendent of Schools and staff
 to offer the most effective education programs and
     district support services.
 The Board also encourages the involvement of families and communities and is
 vehicle for  citizen access to communication about Kings County Office of Education's programs and

Interdistrict Attendance Appeals
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