Lighting the Fire
The sheer size and breadth of the Jefferson County School District and its more than 36,000 students requires ongoing support to ensure business and economic success. The district and the Foundation have proven, through outstanding leadership, the ability to successfully implement educational programs that produce results and that are replicated and recognized nationally. JEFCOED schools’ commitment to graduate educated students prepared to enter the workforce or pursue post-secondary college or training is crucial to the wellbeing of local businesses and directly impacts the economic stability and image of our region.
The academic and economic vitality of Jefferson County depends on strong partnerships with forward-thinking business and community leaders to ensure high graduation rates that yield graduates who are ready to take on the next chapter of their lives. Below are many of our major partnerships formed in support of the programs adopted to enhance student success and support growth in teacher and administrative leadership.