Board of Education

The Jefferson County Board of Education is the policy-making body of the school district. Its powers and duties are set by state law. The Board is responsible for educational planning and evaluation, staffing and appraisal, school facilities, financial resources and communication. The Board acts as a court of appeal for staff members, students and the public on issues involving board policy or implementation of that policy.

Board Agendas, Policies & News

Access Jeffco Public Schools BoardDocs site, where you will find Board of Education agendas and district policies in a searchable format as well as the latest news and important documents.

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Watch the live stream of the Board of Education meeting at this link.

View prior meeting video files at this link

Board Meeting Minutes

Written and recorded minutes of Jefferson County Board of Education Meetings are available for public review. Read more.


Negotiations with JCEA are concluded for this season. Negotiations with CSEA wil begin on May 16 at 1 pm in the 5th floor Board Room, Education Center.

Viewing Negotiations: Confirmed meetings can be streamed live at this link.

The streamed meeting will be available online within one or two business days of the session at this link. If you are attempting to access the site from the Jeffco network, you may need to login through iBoss to to bypass the filter.

Because sessions will be available for streaming, we will not be providing an 'overflow' room.


The Jefferson County Board of Education encourages you to become involved in education. You are invited to attend Board of Education meetings. See the latest:

Board of Education Meeting Schedule

Board of Education Calendar

Board of Education Members

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The Board is composed of five members elected to alternating four-year terms. Elections are held every two years. Board members are elected at large, but represent a specific area of the county - their representative district. Board members are not paid; they give freely of their time to serve the community. After each School Board election, the Board chooses its officers for the next two years. If a vacancy occurs, the Board names an appointee to serve until the next election.

Participate in a Board of Education Meeting

Your opinion and feedback are important to the Board of Education. The community is invited to attend board meetings and speak publicly about district policy. Find out how to sign up to speak to the Board of Education.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to participate in the Board Community Forums. The input gathered will help with future budget decisions and setting priorities for our students. We look forward to more outreach endeavors in the months to come and hope to gain your feedback at these opportunities as well.

Board and District Policy

Jeffco Public Schools has developed policies in response to state and federal statutes, and to give direction to the educational process in Jeffco Public Schools. These policies are intended to protect the rights and well-being of our students and staff and are constantly changing to better meet our mission to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. Access the searchable policy database.

The Board's Ends policies present Board goals for the district: Ends 1, Ends 2, Ends 3, Ends 4, Ends 5

Advisory Committees

The Board also has community expertise advising them through committees:

Contact Information

Helen Neal
Chief of Staff
for the Board and Superintendent

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