CRADLE TO CAREER

Bringing together community stakeholders to help all children succeed

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LEADERSHIP

Leadership from various sectors focused on a common vision

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GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

We are focused on schools in the Jefferson Articulation Area of Jeffco Schools

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Our Vision

All children in the Jefferson Articulation Area
succeed from birth through school into a career.

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Our Focus Schools

  • Edgewater Elementary
  • Lumberg Elementary
  • Molholm Elementary
  • Stevens Elementary
  • Wheat Ridge 5-8
  • Jefferson High School
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    Volunteer opportunity description: Need volunteers to help facilitate our weekly meetings at Jefferson High School. Volunteers will be working with a high school student helping them to discover their “spark” or passion and encouraging them academically. Volunteer opportunity suitable for: Adults Time Commitment: Tuesday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 pm Contact person: Emily Carr Contact Email: emily@jovialconcepts.org Contact Number: 720-218-3388 Organization: Jovial Concepts Organization Website: http://www.jovialconcepts.org

    Jefferson High School is the neighborhood high school in Edgewater. It opened in 1955 when two high schools, Edgewater and Mountair, combined into one new high school. Last year 567 students attended Jefferson High School and a high majority of those students received free/reduced lunch rates because of some measure of poverty in the home. I care deeply about Jefferson High School. It is right around the block from our house and I hope to see our daughters graduate as Jefferson Saints … read more

    How do we measure success in education? Opinions around testing and Common Core abound, but one thing we can agree on is that we need to find a way to measure success in education. Without measures of success, we can’t keep each other accountable and ultimately this won’t help children progress from cradle to career. Our success pathway in the Jefferson Area is built around celebrating and scaling successful programs and projects. The first step is discovering where the needs, gaps and … read more