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ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

The accounting/finance department manages the general ledger, monitors all financial transactions, provides reports on the status of funds, prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial report and quarterly financial reports, handles bank reconciliation, conducts financial database analysis, assists the district's independent external auditors with the annual financial audit, and manages all internal audits to ensure compliance at the school and department level. Accounting is also responsible for food service billings and coordination of and billings for facilities and building use.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6950
Fax: 303-982-6977

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Accounts Payable reviews and/or processes all vendor payments, all travel payments, and all independent contractor payments and reporting for the district. The department also provides vendor and voucher support and communicates policies and procedures to departments and school secretaries.

Address: PO Box 4001, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6773
Fax: 303-982-6977

ADULT EDUCATION

Jeffco Public Schools has several programs serving adults. McLain High School has a program serving adult students who are interested in earning a high school diploma. The district also offers adult English as a second language (ESL) courses and adult literacy classes.

Address: McLain High School, 13600 West 2nd Pl, Lakewood, CO 80228
Phone: 303-982-7460

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Jefferson County High Schools offer students the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of both activities and/or athletics as an adjunct to their educational program. Their primary purpose is to provide a well-rounded and meaningful education experience that promotes physical, mental, moral, social and emotional well being of the individual participants.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6634
Fax: 303-982-6557


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.

Address: 1829 Denver West Blvd., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6800
Email: [email protected]

BUDGET & TREASURY

Budget management is responsible for preparing the district's annual budget, tracking expenditures and managing cash flow, banking and investments for the district. They prepare complex analysis and reports for district leadership including the Board of Education and cabinet. The team provides centrally based direct budget support to principals through budget analysts for student based budgeting (SBB) and to departments for budgeting for outcomes (BFO).

The compliance and assurance section of the budget department provides direct support to school secretaries through the School Accounting Support Team (SAST) and handles grant accounting support to schools and departments including to accurate and timely processing of financial reporting and analysis of cash flows, and transactions related to requests and disbursement of grant monies.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6642
Fax: 303-982-6626

BUILDING & SITE MAINTENANCE

The role of the Building & Site Maintenance department is to manage, coordinate and provide building maintenance and landscape services for school and administrative sites and to maintain or provide all elements of a school and administrative site infrastructure, including structural, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, electronic, relocatable buildings, pavements and grounds.

Address: 809 Quail St. Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2429
Fax: 303-982-2400

BUILDING USE - COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

It is the district's policy to make Jeffco Public Schools buildings and facilities available to the community when not in use for school activities. Please contact school staff to schedule facility rentals.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-2337
Fax: 303-982-6977
Email: [email protected]

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Business Operations is responsible for the support services of the district including: Construction Management, Food and Nutrition Services, Facilities Management (Custodial, Facilities Services, Environmental Services), Facilities Planning and Design, Safety and Security, Student Transportation and Fleet Maintenance.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6768
Fax: 303-982-6853


CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER (CTE)

Jeffco Public Schools is dedicated to preparing all students in Jefferson County for careers and lifelong learning. Our mission is to connect classrooms, careers, businesses, and communities to create a systemic change that positively impacts the future of the workforce. Jeffco has CTE programs in all neighborhood secondary schools as well as our premier career and technical school, Warren Tech.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-0965

CENTRAL MAILROOM SERVICES

The mailroom is located at 809 Quail Bldg #1, south side dock. The mailroom is responsible for sorting and delivering first class mail and interoffice mail to 12 district offices and various schools during the school year. In the summer we expand and deliver to schools district wide. The mailroom also does the metering for outgoing mail and delivers to the U.S. Post Office daily. Both schools and departments can benefit from our non-profit bulk mailing services, school newsletters and other school related business. If you would like to know more about the mailroom services, please contact the mailroom.

Address: 809 Quail St. Bldg 1, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2279
Fax: 303-982-2347
Email: [email protected]

CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER

The Chief Academic Officer is responsible for the Educational Research & Design (ERD) Department. ERD oversees Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Learning (Educator Learning), Early Learning, Instructional Data Reporting, and Student Data Privacy & Reporting. ERD's focus is to enhance student experiences by supporting our schools to help each student. We strive to provide each child the individualized attention and opportunities needed to have a bright future. Jeffco Public Schools is proud of the numerous awards our leaders and teachers earn as well as the outstanding achievements earned by our students. ERD oversees and supervises all academic programs from preschool to post-secondary opportunities, programs for Dual Language (DL) populations, English Language Learners (ELL), instructional technology, educational research and assessments, grants and federal programs, as well as compliance and policy regulations. The Chief Academic Officer also manages the Jeffco Public Schools' District Calendars. ERD supports available to you: ERD Supports Available

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-4897

CHILD WELFARE PROGRAMMING

Child Welfare Programming is a unit within the Student Engagement Office. This team provides support for District staff regarding their child protection/mandatory reporting responsibilities. The team supports students who have experienced out of home placement through supports such as Fostering Opportunities. The responsibilities for the Best Interest Determination Process are handled through the Child Welfare Education Liaison in this unit.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6559
Fax: 303-982-7264

CHOICE PROGRAMMING

Jeffco Public Schools offers a number of choice program options. In addition to the options listed in the side menu (AP & IB, Career & Technical Education, Concurrent Enrollment, and STEM), read below to find out about additional schools and programs.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-0965

COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The district's communication services team serves as the primary contact for media outlets on behalf of the Board of Education, district, and schools. It is also dedicated to informing and engaging our students, parents, staff, and community in support of the Jeffco Generations Strategic Plan.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive #27, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6808
Fax: 303-982-6816
Email: [email protected]

COMMUNITY AND FAMILY CONNECTIONS

The Community and Family Connections program (formerly Homeless and Medicaid Services) provides comprehensive support to students experiencing homelessness in Jefferson County through identification and assessment of individual need. The mission of Community and Family Connections is to foster quality education by providing one-on-one assistance with basic needs, prompting close working relationships between families and school district personnel, and encouraging collaboration between the school district and community agencies. The department also provides enrollment and outreach for Medicaid and CHP+ health insurance.

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-4581

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The mission of the Department of Facilities Planning and Construction Management is to provide the professional expertise, information, and leadership necessary to plan, design, and construct efficient safe and sound learning environments that support the District's Mission of providing a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future. We are responsible for the administration and implementation of the annual capital reserve and the voter approved capital improvement programs. We ensure that projects align with educational specifications, technical guidelines, schedule, and budget, and conform to contract documents while meeting the needs of the students and community.

Address: 809 Quail St., Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2584
Fax: 303-982-2400

COSTUMES, THEATRE RESOURCE CENTER

Jeffco's Theatre Resource costume room is located in a metal building in the 809 Quail parking lot. For directions and details please call us and listen to the recorded message. Hours: Mondays and Thursdays 1 pm - 5 pm.

Address: 809 Quail St Bldg 1 Storage, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2292

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Jeffco Public Schools offers curriculum and academic programs designed to give students the skills they need to compete in college or the workplace. Our mission is to provide a quality education that prepares all children for a successful future.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-2815

CUSTODIAL SERVICES

Custodial Services comprises approximately 600 highly dedicated full and part-time employees, who are responsible for providing a safe, healthy and clean learning environment. Our core mission is to manage, coordinate and provide custodial services for all district facilities.

Address: 809 Quail St Bldg 4, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2352
Fax: 303-982-2205


DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL SAFETY

Jeffco Public Schools is committed to protecting the safety and well-being of our students and staff. We understand that students learn best when they can attend classes in a secure and welcoming environment. Our Security staff are at work 24 hours a day protecting our schools.

Address: 809 Quail St, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2443
Fax: 303-982-2327

DIVISION OF STUDENT SUCCESS 

Special Education, Student Services, Health Services and Gifted and Talented Education

The Division of Student Success strives to ensure our students, schools, families, and community have the needed and required resources, support, and services to thrive and prepare all Jeffco students for bright and successful futures.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-0088

DROPOUT PREVENTION AND REENGAGEMENT

Dropout Prevention and Reengagement is a unit within the Student Engagement Office dedicated to re-engaging students who are at-risk of dropping out or who have dropped out of school. This office works to connect students and families to the educational, social, and community supports that prepare them for a successful future. 

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr. #27, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6559
 
Fax: 303-982-7264


EARLY LEARNING DEPARTMENT

Preschool - 3rd grade

Address: 13950 W. 20th Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-1737
Fax: 303-982-1742

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH & DESIGN 

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., 4th Floor, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-4897
Fax: 303-982-6545

ENERGY MANAGEMENT

The Energy Management staff works to provide a safe, healthy and comfortable teaching and learning environment, while conserving utility usage and costs. Electricity, natural gas, water, and sewer costs are monitored and analyzed to develop additional strategies for savings. The Energy Management team provides consulting and management support activities related to utility payments and conservation of natural gas, electricity and water, including the management of transport natural gas and energy performance contracts. Assistance is also provided to staff and students for energy conservation educational programs.

Address: 809 Quail St., Bldg. #4, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2266
Fax: 303-982-2400

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

The ELA team provides support for student achievement and professional development in the areas of reading, writing, literature, oral communication, and research.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., 4th Floor, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-3295
Fax: 303-982-6993

ENROLLMENT SERVICES

The enrollment services team provides support for school staff and families around  enrollment, and manages the EnrollJeffco system.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-2372

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Environmental Services Department Mission

Ensure a safe and healthy environment for learning, promote sound ecological management of District resources and reduce liability by facilitating compliance to regulatory mandates. District Role: Oversee the district's compliance with state and federal environmental regulations, serve as liaison to environmental regulatory agencies, communicate and coordinate compliance activities with schools and supporting departments.

Notices

Notice of Stormwater Program: Notice is hereby given that Jeffco Public Schools is seeking input on the implementation of their stormwater program as required by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This program requires that the school district implement a program that educates the public and prevents water pollution from our sites. A copy of the current program can be obtained from Environmental Services by calling 303-982-2349. Any input or questions are welcomed.

Asbestos Management Plans: In compliance with federal guidelines, Jeffco Public Schools make asbestos management plans for schools and other district facilities available for public inspection. Parents, employees or interested citizens may review the management plan for any school facility and have copies made at their own expense. Each school's management plan is available at the school, and plans for all district buildings are on file at the Jeffco Public Schools' Office of Environmental Services, 809 Quail St., Building 4, Lakewood. Call 303-982-2349.

Address: 809 Quail St, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2349
Fax: 303-982-2252

EQUITY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

The Office of Equity and Community Partnerships support the Jeffco Public Schools want for our students to graduate knowing and understanding more about themselves, others, and the world. Jeffco is committed to supporting a diverse student body and staff. The school district welcomes culture and diversity that embraces race, ethnicity, gender, transgender, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and disability. It also includes life experiences and personal attributes that can enhance the scholarly and learning environment, openness, and awareness of the spectrum of values and backgrounds that enrich our environment.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-1995
Email: [email protected]

ESL/DUAL LANGUAGE

ESL/Dual Language Department  includes ESL (English as a Second Language) Programming, Dual Language Education., Translation and Interpretation Services plus Adult ESL & Literacy for over 4500 multilingual learners and over 145 different languages.   ESL and Dual Language staff consist of administrators, ESL/DL Resource Teachers, Elementary & Secondary ESL  teachers and tutors, who provide and support instruction in all district schools.  Translation and Interpretation Services staff include bilingual interpreters and translators, technicians and a Coordinator.  The programs also provide services to immigrant, migrant and refugee students, facilitate ESL and Dual Language staff development for educators, and assist classroom teachers in developing ESL/Dual Language strategies for teaching English language learners.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6644
Fax: 303-982-0466


FACILITY SERVICE DESK 

The Facilities Service Desk is a support group within Facilities, providing support to the operations of Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Building Maintenance, Site Maintenance, and the Facilities Service Desk. Working together as a team, these divisions are responsible for a wide variety of facility projects.

Address: 809 Quail St, Bldg #4, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-2242
Fax: 303-982-2257
Email: [email protected]

FINANCIAL SERVICE DEPARTMENT

Financial services is responsible for leading, advising and consulting with the school district, government entities, citizens, and professional organizations on financial issues. Financial services is responsible for conducting school and department audits and ensuring compliance with district financial policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Financial services provides administrative support to all departments and schools in regard to their financial needs and consists of the following departments: Accounting/Finance, Accounts Payable, Budget and Treasury including Grants Accounting, School Accounting Support Team (SAST), Internal Audit, Payroll, Purchasing, and Risk Management.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6843
Fax: 303-982-6826

FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES

The Food and Nutrition Services Department is responsible for the production and service of safe, healthy and nutritious foods to meet the diversified needs of the district's 70,000 plus school-aged children providing fuel for the learning experience. All meal applications and special diets are coordinated at the central office building.

Address: 809 Quail St, Bldg #1, Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: 303-982-6748
Fax: 303-982-6704
Email: [email protected]


GIFTED AND TALENTED

We support, develop, and implement policies and practices that encourage 21st century skills and respond to the diverse gifts and talents in learners from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. Jeffco Schools' Educational Research and Design Gifted and Talented team supports and engages in research and professional development, community outreach, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with all stakeholders to improve the quality of education for all learners. By nurturing potential through challenging, meaningful and respectful learning experiences, we support creative producers, responsible problem solvers and autonomous learners in a global community.

Address: 1829 Denver West Dr., Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6650
Fax: 303-982-6993

GRANTS ACQUISITION & MANAGEMENT

Grants Acquisition and Management is responsible for the review and submission of all grant proposals and facilitates the grant submission process.

When considering applying for a grant, schools and departments must take into account the cost effectiveness of acquiring the grant. Most grants require measurement techniques, evaluating results, and reporting the results of the evaluation. Administrative costs associated with the implementation of the grant must be compared to the benefit of obtaining the grant to ensure that the majority of funds are spent to support students and their achievement.

Address: 1829 Denver West. Bldg #27, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6832

GUEST TEACHER OFFICE

To be a guest teacher, you must have a Colorado Teaching License or Substitute Authorization. The district uses SmartFind Express to manage guest teacher assignments. Learn more about guest teaching at Jeffco Public Schools.

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6592
Email: [email protected]


HEALTH EDUCATION

Health education focuses on personal decision-making around emotional and social well-being, positive communication, healthy eating, physical activity, tobacco, drug, and alcohol abuse prevention and violence prevention. The ultimate goal of health education in Jeffco is to empower students to be health and wellness advocates for themselves and others..

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-0965

Health Services

The Health Services team strives to remove barriers due to health concerns to encourage educational engagement by providing high quality nursing and health services to support and advocate for student health needs in close collaboration with families, staff and the community. School nurses have specialized training and expertise in prevention, health promotion and management of health concerns.  Nurses provide expertise and guidance to students and staff with preventive care ensuring immunization compliance, vision and hearing screening, as well as acute and emergency care.  We also ensure appropriate referrals to services both within the district and in the community.

 

Address: 1829 Denver West, Bldg #27, Golden, CO 80401

Phone: 303-982-7251

Fax: 303-982-6676

Email: [email protected]

HEALTHY SCHOOLS 

Healthy Schools Colorado has funded Jeffco Public Schools to utilize the Coordinated School Health (CSH) Model in schools and to support efforts related to physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease management.

Address: 1829 Denver West, Bldg #27, Golden, CO 80401

HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION PROGRAM

The Homebound Instruction Program (HIP) is designed to serve students who are unable to attend school for an extended time because of a physical and/or emotional health concern. This unique program is available to students who are enrolled in a Jefferson County Public School, but is not a component of the Special Education Home Instruction Program (RECONNECT), Home Based, or Home School Programs. As a district-wide support, HIP is not a stand-alone program and relies upon the direction and support of the home school to provide instructional materials, assignments, and all tests. While HIP cannot replace the classroom experience, unique accommodations are developed to provide educational support for each student. Parents, home school, and HIP all work consistently toward positive collaboration for the benefit and success of the student.

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-2811
Fax: 303-982-6676

HUMAN RESOURCES

The mission of the ONE HR team is to partner with schools and departments to find, retain, and grow our employees through a service-oriented model focused on providing expert consultation, assistance and solutions.  We are committed to cultivating a values based culture in which #TeamJeffco thrives. The Human Resources department includes Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits and Leaves, HR Partners and Programs (i.e. guest teachers, performance management,) and HR Operations teams.

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6515
Email: [email protected]


INDIAN EDUCATION

Indian Education is a unit with the Student Engagement Office. The goal of Indian Education is to support educational success and increase belonging through the use of culturally responsive practices with Native and Indigenous students and families. Support is provided in the areas of:

  • Dropout Prevention
  • Cultural events and activities
  • Mentoring
  • Peer and family networking and support

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6559
Fax: 303-982-7264

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

The Information Technology (IT) division supports the district’s mission and vision by providing technology based services and support focused on digital equity, enabling secure and effective data culture, and future-focused sustainability. The IT division's major services areas include infrastructure & network, enterprise client management, school based site support, educational technologies, a centralized service center, device support and repair, business technology services, student technology services, information security, integration and identity services, enterprise data warehouse, and  digital media tools.   

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-9333
Fax: 303-982-6595
Request Assistance: www.jeffcohelp.org/support/home

INSTRUCTIONAL DATA REPORTING

Instructional Data Reporting is responsible for providing internal, state, and federal student reporting including October Count, Free and Reduced Rates, Graduation Rates, Completion Rates, Dropout Rates, Mobility Rates, Discipline Counts, Attendance and Truancy Rates, and the Office of Civil Rights Data Collection. In addition, the department works with schools to verify CDE reporting data in the student information system.

Address: 1829 Denver West, #27, 3rd Floor, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6715

INSTRUCTIONAL DATA SERVICES

The department’s focus advances skillful teaching by providing leadership and support in the ongoing collection, reporting, analysis, and interpretation of multiple forms of data for  instructional decision-making.. Instructional Data Services (IDS) supports state and district assessments like CMAS, SAT, NWEA MAP, and Acadience, as well as district-wide surveys regarding student, family, and employee engagement. IDS also provides instructional program evaluation, internal studies and external research requests. This department assists with state accountability processes including School Performance Frameworks, Unified Improvement Plans and Requests to Reconsider school ratings. IDS promotes data sharing with families and the community via School Insights and Student Insights

Address: 1829 Denver West, #27, 3rd Floor, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6565
Fax: 303-982-0841

Internal Audit

The main purpose of internal auditing is to conduct school audits to ensure ethical and fiscally responsible financial management and to review school and department financial and operating controls, transactions and accountability of physical and financial assets for conformity with district regulations, policies and procedures and audit standards and best practices. The internal auditor is committed to working with management to mitigate the risk of fraud, identify and assess risk in departments, and provide recommendations for improving processes.

The internal auditor reports to the Finance Director and works closely with the chief school innovation and effectiveness officer, achievement directors and principals to ensure that follow up on any audit findings is adequate and proactive in enforcement of policies and strengthening of internal controls. The internal auditor also supports the activities of the School Accounting Support Team and plays a lead role in recommendations for training principals and school secretaries with regard to financial services procedures. The internal auditor communicates directly with the district's Audit Committee regarding the annual audit work plan, any audit findings, audit response follow up, and the outcome of any recommendations for changes to district policy or procedures.

Address: 1829 Denver West, Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6796
Fax: 303-982-6950

STUDENT DISCIPLINE

The Office of Student Discipline is a resource for schools and families for questions about Board policy or Colorado statute as it is related to school discipline.  Additionally, the office serves as a liaison between schools and families in the event of disciplinary action beyond a school-based response.

Address: 1829 Denver West Drive, #27 Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-982-6730
Fax: 303-982-6665

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