This message was distributed to Jeffco Public Schools’ staff on 3.13.2020, in response to the announcement of an extended school closure for students due to the coronavirus. Dear Colleagues, I want to begin by expressing my deep appreciation for your professionalism, work ethic, and patience as we navigate these unprecedented waters as a school system […]Read More Grace Under Pressure
Last month, I attended an event where New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman spoke. Friedman asked an important and thought provoking question, “What would we be talking about, if we weren’t talking about Donald Trump?” Friedman’s point was that there are a number of important issues with which our community, the country, and the world should be […]Read More On Civility
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 […]Read More Jeffco Generations: A Learning-Centered Vision for our Community’s Schools
I work to keep up with the pulse of both social and traditional media in Jeffco when it comes to our schools. I did read a letter to the Arvada Press from Russ Hass, where he laid out what he felt were “Hard questions for Glass.” While I’m not sure about these questions really being […]Read More Questions for the Superintendent?