Board of Education


Regular meetings are held at 5 p.m. at the District Education Center, 201 S. Patton, Rd
Luncheon meetings are held at 12noon at the locations noted above
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On behalf of the Great Bend Public Schools USD 428 Board of Education, we want to thank you for taking the time to learn more about your School Board.

Great Bend USD 428 is guided by a seven-member Board of Education elected by the district's patrons. Once elected, members serve a four-year as a volunteer, members receive no compensation for their time or service. The Board of Education 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 Board meets on the second Monday of each month at the Great Bend USD 428 District Offices, located at 201 S. Patton Road. During the school year, luncheon meetings are held on a rotating schedule at the school buildings. Luncheon meetings are typically held during the last week of the month over a lunch hour.

Meetings of the Board of Education are open to the public. USD 428 operates under the laws of the State of Kansas and the policies set by the local Board of Education. The Board members encourage patrons to attend the meetings and stay informed about public school issues.

For more information, please contact the USD 428 Board Secretary, Cathie McManaman, 620-793-1500.

The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at USD 428 District Education Center, 201 S. Patton Road, Great Bend, KS.

Contact Cathie McManaman, board secretary, at 620-793-1500 to address the Board.