Looking Back & Looking Forward

Over the holiday break, I had the time to reflect on this past year and all the changes that have come to Jeffco Public¬†Schools,¬†and to also consider our future. 2017 marked a number of seismic changes in Jeffco. This past spring, the Board of Education decided to make a change in the leadership of the […]

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Jeffco Generations: A Learning-Centered Vision for our Community’s Schools

On this day, October 11, 2017, I’m proud to release this new vision document for Jeffco Public Schools. Please take the time to review and thoughtfully consider the ideas and direction presented, and then feel free to post questions, comments, or suggestions here. As always, I will work to respond personally. Thanks to everyone involved […]

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400 Conversations

On May 24th, I published my Entry Plan for Jeffco on this blog and on July 3, I officially began as Superintendent. I took advantage of the flexible time people had in the summer to have conversations all over Jeffco about our community’s strengths, aspirations, and points of pride. I also heard about our concerns, […]

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Start, Stop, Keep Analysis

We collected a great deal of information on Jeffco using the start, stop, keep questions. The data came from responses to this blog, the welcome meeting for me at Lakewood High School on June 8th, and the community tour on July 10 (in several locations). The image below shows a classification and breakdown of the […]

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