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Conversations with the Superintendent

Community conversation with Tracy Dorland

Our Community. Our Legacy.

A Conversation with Jeffco Superintendent Tracy Dorland

Superintendent Tracy Dorland engages in conversations with communities throughout Jeffco to discuss districtwide topics and those specific to each articulation area.

Jeffco is divided into 17 articulation areas providing assigned schools for each neighborhood served as well as option and charter school choices.

These one-hour conversations are focused on family and community feedback and provide community members the opportunity to discuss important and current initiatives impacting Jeffco.

Conversations are open to the public. Families and community members are encouraged to attend the conversation within their articulation area. 


Additional conversation dates to be added soon! 






Conifer and Evergreen Community Conversation Wednesday, September 27 5:30–7 p.m.   Conifer High School
10441 County Hwy 73
Conifer, CO 80433

Richard Kalasky, Conifer representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Bear Creek and Green Mountain Community Conversation Wednesday, October 11 5:30–7 p.m. Bear Creek High School
9800 W Dartmouth Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227
Emily Lubkert, Green Mountain representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)
Columbine and Dakota Ridge Community Conversation Tuesday, November 14 5:30–7 p.m.   Dakota Ridge High School
13399 W Coal Mine Ave, Littleton, CO 80127

Jennifer Miller, Dakota Ridge representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Arvada, Pomona and Standley Lake Community Conversation Monday, December 4 5:30–7 p.m. Pomona High School
8101 W Pomona Dr, Arvada, CO 80033

Crystal Marine, Pomona representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

 Kaylie Weese, Pomona representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Arvada West & Ralston Valley Community Conversation
Thursday, January 11, 2024 5:30–7 p.m.   Arvada West High School
11595 Allendale Dr.,
Arvada, CO 80004

Jeff Baucum, Arvada West representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Kim Bierbrauer, Arvada West representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Chatfield Community Conversation Thursday, February 1 5:30-7 p.m.

Chatfield High School
7227 S Simms St, Littleton, CO  80127

Leslie Dennis, Chatfield representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)
Alameda & Lakewood Community Conversation Monday, February 12, 2024 5:30-7 p.m. Alameda Jr/Sr High School
1255 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80232
Cheryl Secorski, Alameda representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)
Jefferson Tuesday, March 26, 2024 5:30-7 p.m. Jefferson Jr/Sr High School
2305 Pierce St, Edgewater, CO 80214

Joel Newton, Executive Director, Edgewater Collective

Esther Carrillo, Chairperson, Jefferson School Accountability Committee (SAC)

Golden & Wheat Ridge Wednesday, April 17, 2024 5:30-7 p.m. Wheat Ridge High School
9505 W 32nd Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Therese Rednor, Wheat Ridge representative, District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Discussion topics from past conversations

Our community conversations have provided the space for many rich discussions. Past conversation themes include:

  • How can Jeffco Public Schools value and strengthen the uniqueness of our school communities through school meal menus, curriculum, teacher hiring and retainment?
  • How does Jeffco Public Schools ensure that students are safe at school from violence and bullying?
  • What training do teachers receive on ensuring safe learning environments in the classroom?
  • What can be done to ensure students are adequately prepared for college or career when they graduate? 
  • What mental health supports are available to support Jeffco students and staff?
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