Jeffco Public Schools could never achieve its mission without the strong support of the community and volunteers. Volunteer groups do everything from working in classrooms to serving on advisory committees. Thousands of people unite each year to give the precious gift of their time to ensure our students get a great education. In addition, the voters of Jefferson County have been strong supporters of the school district. Learn more about our community support below.
The non-profit Foundation’s mission is to support the Jeffco Public School district in preparing all students for a successful future. The Jefferson Foundation has the ability to raise money and fund projects beyond the legal and political capabilities of Jeffco Public Schools. Visit their website.PTA
PTA is the oldest and largest volunteer association in the United States working exclusively on behalf of all children and youth.The Jefferson County PTA is the largest parent organizations in the state. Visit their website
The Outdoor Lab Foundation
The Outdoor Lab Foundation was established to ensure the preservation and contribution of the district's two Outdoor Lab schools, Mt. Evans and Windy Peak. These schools have been enriching the lives of 6th grade and high school students in Jefferson County for more than 50 years. Visit the Foundation's website.
We are lucky to have the support of many groups that work directly with the district to guide our work.
- Capital Asset Advisory Committee
- Community Diversity Advisory Council
- Facilities Usage Committee
- Financial Oversight Committee
- Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee
- Special Education Advisory Committee
- Strategic Compensation
- Strategic Planning and Advisory Council
Key Communicators Network
There are more than 1,000 respected community and business leaders who are part of the Jeffco Public Schools' Key Communicators Network. Members of the Network receive a periodic e-mailed communication,the Key Communiqué, from the district regarding important issues. Their role is share this information with the community and advocate for Jeffco education. To apply to join the Network and subscribe to the Key Communiqué, fill out this online form.
Citizens' Leadership Academy
Are you interested in learning about Jeffco Public Schools from the inside out? If so, you need to sign up today for the Jeffco Schools Citizens’ Leadership Academy. You’ll learn about the many changes that are happening in Colorado K-12 education, as well as get an insider’s look at the district’s budget, its business services, support services, communications department and the Jefferson County Board of Education. The academy will be held from 5-7 p.m. for six consecutive Tuesday’s beginning Tuesday, August 27 at the Education Center, 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden.
You must be a resident of Jefferson County, a Jeffco parent or Jeffco employee to participate in the academy. Please fill out this online form to submit your application. We look forward to having you join us for this special partnership opportunity to become one of Jeffco’s expert key communicators.
Jeffco Public Schools recognizes that parents and families are the child's first and most influential teachers. They share the school's commitment to the educational success of their children. To support the goal of the school district—to educate all students effectively—staff, parents, and community members must work as knowledgeable partners to achieve this goal the district. We utilized school-based, parent-run committees such as CDM, Accountability and PIE Groups. Read more.Building 21st Century Classrooms
The Capital Improvement Program, the district's roadmap for school building projects, provides details about how the district has used voter-approved funding to build new classrooms to meet the needs of the 21st Century learner.Become a Jeffco Volunteer
Volunteers are our partners in education. They take an active role to support and enhance the development of our students. Every day, family and community members bring enthusiasm and skill into our schools while assisting staff, teachers and students. To find out how you can become a volunteer, contact Communications Services at 303-982-6808.
Volunteer Crossing Guard Program
Many Jeffco Schools are fortunate to have volunteer crossing guards that help ensure the safety of our students. View the training presentation for more details about the program. All crossing guards are required to sign a Workers Comp Waiver. Contact individual schools to volunteer or get additional information.Make a Donation
If you would like to support Jeffco Public Schools through a donation, please contact one of the district's support programs such at the Jefferson Foundation. Visit their website.Renting a Jeffco School or Athletic Field
Our school buildings are more than just places of education, they are centers of the community. Schools are used as voting locations, meeting places and recreational centers. Our buildings and athletic fields are available for community use. Read more.
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