3 Questions on Jeffco Generations

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 […]

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Launching Jeffco University

One of the early goals we have for Jeffco Public Schools is working to engage our community with the things happening in our schools, building up that important reciprocal relationship. Toward that end, we’ve started taking applications for Jeffco University, a citizens’ academy to engage with our schools and learn more about how they work. […]

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Embarkation, Task, & 3rd Grade Math

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak to the administrative staff from Jeffco, who were coming back from their summer break for some beginning-of-school-year training in preparation for this upcoming school year. The Superintendent’s beginning of year talk is intended to set the tone for the upcoming school year. Too often, these talks are […]

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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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