Jeffco Board of Education

The school board is a body of officials elected by the voters of Jefferson County.

Jeffco Board of Education

The school board is a body of officials elected by the voters of Jefferson County.
Duties of the Board of Education include adopting a balanced annual budget, adopting the school calendar, negotiating contracts with the employees, and closing or constructing schools. The body is responsible for the hiring, management, and evaluation of the Superintendent, who is the only district employee they supervise. They develop the vision of Jeffco Public Schools with the input of community and district staff.

Board Agendas & Meeting Schedule

Visit Board Docs to view school board meeting agendas and the meeting schedule.

Public Comment Sign Up

Want to address the school board during a regular meeting? Sign up in advance to give public comments. The online form opens at 7 a.m. Sunday, or five days prior to the meeting, and the online form closes at 1 p.m. Wednesday, or the day prior to the meeting.

Watch the Board of Education Meetings

Can’t make a meeting? Want to watch a previous BoE meeting? Visit the Jeffco Boardroom via Livestream.

Board of Education Members

The Board of Education is comprised of five members who serve alternating four year terms.

Mary Parker

Mary Parker

President, District 5

District 5 represents the school communities in South Jeffco. Mary’s term ends November 2025.
303-982-6937

Michelle Applegate

Michelle Applegate

Secretary, District 3

District 3 serves the school communities in Arvada, Wheat Ridge, north-central Lakewood. Stephanie’s term ends November 2027.

Paula Reed

Paula Reed

1st Vice President, District 2

District 2 represents the school communities in the mountains and west-central Lakewood. Paula’s term ends November 2025.
303-982-6935

Erin Kenworthy

Erin Kenworthy

2nd Vice President, District 4

District 4 represents the school communities in central/ south-central Lakewood and Edgewater. Erin’s term ends November 2027.

Danielle Varda

Danielle Varda

Treasurer, District 1

District 1 represents the school communities in north Arvada and Westminster. Danielle’s term ends November 2025.
303-982-6935