Are you a Reno County Educational Professional that is ready to help address the concerns that are impacting Reno County youth? There is an opening on the Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board for an Education Representative. Please see information below for requirements and how to apply for this appointed position. Application deadline is Friday, September 29, 2023.
Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board- Education Representative
The Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board (JCAB) is a multi-disciplinary board that consists of 12 or more members who represent law enforcement, prosecution, judiciary, education, corrections, ethnic minorities, social services and the general public. The members of JCAB are selected according to Kansas statute 75-7044. The function of each JCAB is to develop a local comprehensive plan to address the concerns that are impacting the youth within the community, which is then presented to the Board of County Commissioners for approval. JCAB directs state funds that are allocated to our district for prevention, intervention and graduated sanction programs for juveniles and acts as the oversight committee for the community to ensure that the comprehensive plan remains at its peak of effectiveness. JCAB meets a couple times a year to go through a process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the comprehensive plan in order to make modifications and to ensure maximum effectiveness with the funds available. The appointments are for a term of 3 years, and members can be reappointed for additional terms if desired.
Requirements: The applicant must be a Reno County educational professional.
Please fill out an application online (Online Application Here). Paper applications (PDF Here) may be brought to Administration at the County Courthouse at 206 W 1st Avenue. For more information about the Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board, call 620-694-2500. https://www.renogov.org/788/Get-Involved?fbclid=IwAR3htktc-mlF2V0NfaZCoMCLEO-IsxBdyCQ4iq70jaa3XX_EqbYty-C8nrk