teachers across the country to receive the Amgen Science Teaching Excellence Award.
|On Monday, Aug. 18, approximately 85,000 Jeffco Public School's students will start the 2014 -15 school year. Find information about registration dates, supply lists and a checklist here.|
Jeffco Board of Education Passes 2014-15 Budget, Welcomes new Superintendent
The Jefferson County Board of Education at a public meeting on Thursday, June 19, approved a $1 billion budget for the 2014-15 school year, which reflects the district’s increased investment in student achievement and the commitment to effective teachers in every classroom.
The Board of Education has been working on the budget since January 2014 when it began receiving public input through a series of community meetings and a public survey. In addition, the board received input from the district’s Strategic Planning and Advisory Committee, Financial Oversight Committee, staff, parent groups and employee associations. Read More.
Jeffco Schools Hires New Chief Academic Officer
Jeffco Schools is excited to announce the hiring of Dr. Syna Morgan as the district’s chief academic officer.Morgan is a native Coloradan growing up in the southern part of the state with a mother who worked as a school principal. Beginning her career as an educational software developer, she moved to teaching in a classroom for 12 years before earning her PhD focused on professional development and school improvement.
She has 24 years of education experience while working as an educational consultant for schools and districts, which led her to a director position in the Colorado Department of Education in the school improvement and turnaround department. In 2010, Morgan joined the Douglas County School District as the chief system performance officer. Read More.
Welcome from Superintendent Dan McMinimee
On Tuesday, July 1, Dan McMinimee began his tenure as the superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools. McMinimee previously served as the assistant superintendent of secondary education in Douglas County and has two children who have graduated from Jeffco Schools.
Please take a moment to watch this video message from the new superintendent.
Engage Jeffco Schools
The district is always looking for ways to better connect with the people who have an interest in our schools. We also understand that attending a meeting to make your voice heard is not always possible. We searched for another way to connect with our community and we think we have found it. We offer an online discussion forum Engage Jeffco Schools.