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The Nelson County Board of Education

The Nelson County Board of Education holds a decision meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Exceptions to the third Tuesday schedule in 2023 are June (second Tuesday) and August (fourth Tuesday). Special meetings and working meetings are held as needed at various district locations. All meetings are announced in advance in local media. 

2023 Annual Board Calendar


Meeting Type


Jan. 10 Ignite Central Office
Jan. 17 Decision Old Kentucky Home Middle School
Feb. 21 Decision Nelson County High School
March 14 Ignite Guthrie Opportunity Center
March 21 Decision Thomas Nelson High School
April 18 Decision Cox's Creek Elementary School
May 16 Decision Bloomfield Middle School
June 6 Ignite Bardstown Airport Samuels Field
June 13 Decision The UP Center
July 18 Decision Early Learning Center (Bardstown)
Aug. 22 Decision Foster Heights Elementary
Sept. 12 Ignite MAGO Construction
Sept. 19 Decision Old Kentucky Home Middle School
Oct. 17 Decision Bloomfield Elementary School
Nov. 14 Decision Boston School
Dec. 12 Decision New Haven School


Board meeting agendas and minutes

The agendas for all Nelson County Board of Education meetings are available online. The minutes of each meeting are posted once they have been approved by the Board.

Nelson County Board of Education meetings archive

Board of Education meetings prior to April 2019

Guest Comments

If you are interested in addressing the board during the guest comments section of the Nelson County Schools board meetings, please complete the form below.  Sign-ups close the day before scheduled meeting.


Board policies and procedures

All Board policies and procedures can be accessed through the Kentucky School Boards Association's portal.

Nelson County Online Manual

Open Records Requests

Residents wishing to inspect a public record may submit an open records request to the Nelson County Schools Central Office by completing our Open Records Request Form. After completing your open records request form, email it to the Open Records Custodian at

The Nelson County Schools Central Office has developed an Open Records Policy to assist us in responding efficiently to open records requests in a consistent and coordinated manner.

Board Members

Portrait of David Norman

David Norman

District 1

Diane Berry

District 2, Board Chair
Tracy Bowling

Tracy Bowling

District 3
Portrait of Amanda Deaton

Amanda Deaton

District 4
Damon Jackey

Damon Jackey

District 5