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JCEA is both a professional association and an advocacy organization. Representing approximately 5,500 non-administrative professional educators working in the Jefferson County School District, JCEA is affiliated with the 40,000 member Colorado Education Association (CEA) and the 3.2 million member National Education Association (NEA).

Our mission is to empower educators to advocate for professional rights, responsibilities and practices to achieve educational excellence within a changing society.

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Fox 31 Denver: Jeffco school board hires solo superintendent candidate on 3-2 vote
The Jefferson County Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday night to make Daniel McMinimee the next superintendent. It was not a unanimous decision and one that came with a lot of controversy. The board’s vote was 3-2 to hire the only candidate it presented for the job. The board then went on to debate the five-year contract at a salary of $280,000 per year. Members decided to take up the contract again at the next meeting, so the hiring won’t actually be final until the contract is approved.

Denver Post: Jeffco Schools board OKs hiring of Daniel McMinimee by 3-2 vote
A badly divided Jefferson County Schools board on Tuesday night hired Daniel McMinimee as the next superintendent of the state's second-largest school district, as audience members howled in protest and hurled catcalls toward the dais.

7 News Denver: Jeffco Schools votes to hire Daniel McMinimee as next superintendent
The Jefferson County Board of Education passed a motion Tuesday by a 3-2 vote to hire Daniel McMinimee as the next superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools.The decision is pending contract approval which won't be finalized until the board's next meeting on June 5.

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