The passage of Jeffco Public Schools’ ballot questions 5A and 5B will bring important improvements to schools all across our community. I get a lot of questions about how we will spend these funds and when we can expect to see some impacts from them, and I’d like to address some of those questions here. […]Read More What happens now with 5A and 5B funds?
On September 6th, the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education approved the language that will appear on this fall’s ballot for a mill levy override (for ongoing expenses such as paying teachers and staff and student academic and career/technical programs) as well as a bond question (for school and facility construction and renovation projects). The […]Read More Jeffco Public Schools Ballot Questions 5A & 5B
This past spring and through the summer, Jeffco Public Schools has been engaged in a community conversation about possibly putting ballot questions on for the November election. Through focus groups, surveys, and scientific data collection, it appears that there is support for this in the community. While the Board of Education has the final say […]Read More Looking Toward November
On October 11, 2017 and to coincide with my 100th day as Superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools, we released a document called Jeffco Generations: A Learning-Centered Vision for our Community’s Schools. Since then, we’ve also added translated versions of the document, as well as support materials including a 4-page summary brochure and a poster of the […]Read More 3 Questions on Jeffco Generations
You may recall the following forms of conflict from one of your secondary English literature or composition courses: Man vs. Man Man vs. Nature Man vs. Society Man vs. Self Perhaps this is an oversimplification, but it’s fair to say that almost every tale, story, novel, movie, or TV show going back thousands of years […]Read More The Conflict Narrative & the Human Brain