Date and Time
Friday Jun 16, 2023
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM MDT
7:30 - 7:45 am | Networking Light breakfast and coffee available
7:45 - 9:00 am | Program
Revive Church at The Bridge
8270 W. 80th Ave
Arvada, CO 80005
$20, $15 Seniors or purchase a ticket for both this forum and July's State of Transportation forum for just $25!
Keynote: Tracy Dorland, Superintendent, Jeffco Public Schools
Join us for an inside look at the current state of Jefferson County Schools, including the budget, current successes and challenges, and the vision for High School Reimagined.
Panel - Moderated by Sara Swanson, Colorado Succeeds
- Tracy Dorland, Superintendent, Jeffco Schools
- Josh Shellard, Principal, Green Mountain High School
- Kimmy Van, Student, Green Mountain High School
- Matt Sweeney, Dean, Workforce Services, Red Rocks Community College
- Kylie Parks, Director of Talent Pipeline Development, Arvada Chamber of Commerce
About Superintendent Tracy Dorland
Superintendent Tracy Dorland has served as a committed public educator for more than 22 years. She began her career as an elementary classroom teacher and has served as a reading interventionist, instructional coach and principal. She is deeply committed to educational equity and believes in the power of public education to make a lasting impact in the lives of students and families.
Prior to Jeffco, Superintendent Dorland served in Adams 12 Five Star Schools first as the Chief Academic Officer and then as Deputy Superintendent. She has also served as a principal supervisor, Executive Director of Educator Effectiveness, and Deputy Superintendent for Denver Public Schools. Her experiences also include service on the Colorado State Council for Educator Effectiveness and previous membership with the Aspen Institute’s Urban Literacy Leaders Network. Superintendent Dorland is committed to effective district-wide systems that support the District’s mission of delivering a world-class education that prepares all Jeffco students for bright and successful futures, and values strong partnership between educators to ensure they have the needed support to do their best work for students and families across our diverse community.
Superintendent Dorland holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Colorado, Denver and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
She and her husband, Ben, live in Golden with their two children who attend school in Jeffco. As a mom and community member, Superintendent Dorland is committed to providing leadership that will have a positive and lasting impact on the experience of all Jeffco students. When not working, you might find her skiing or golfing with friends and family. She also enjoys cooking and walking her french bulldogs, Birdie and Bogey.