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Kansas State Board of Education
District 8



Betty Arnold

Betty Arnold
5311 E. Pembrook St.
Wichita, KS 67220
(316) 684-7792 (home)
(316) 259-1610 (cell)


First term on the State Board: 2021

Committee Assignments: 

  • Kansas Council for Economic Education
  • Kansans Can School Redesign Advisory Committee
  • Teacher Vacancy and Supply
  • NASBE Whole Child Study Group
  • Board Policy
  • Student Voice
  • Graduation Requirements Task Force.
  • Former USD 259 Wichita Public Schools local Board of Education member, 2007-2018
  • While on the USD 259 school board, served as president of the board twice and vice-president three times.

Mrs. Arnold worked as an auditor for the Kansas State Department of Labor in Wichita before running for elected offices. She chaired the Sedgwick County Democratic Party and was selected as a delegate for the Democratic National Convention in 2016. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wichita State University.

District 8 represents the following school districts in Sedgwick and Butler counties, listed in county order:


  • Andover USD 385
  • Rose Hill Public Schools USD 394


  • Derby USD 260
  • Haysville USD 261
  • Mulvane USD 263
  • Wichita USD 259

Board Office

Deborah Bremer, Board Secretary 
(785) 296-3203

Board Contact Information

Kansas Map of district 8

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Full Map (PDF)

Map (above) updated to January 2023 redistricting.

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