Jefferson County Board of Education discussed the following issues at its regular business meeting, March 6. The meeting was inside the auditorium at Golden High School, 701 24th St., Golden.
Board members in attendance were president Ken Witt, secretary John Newkirk, vice president Julie Williams, second vice President Lesley Dehlkemper, and treasurer Jill Fellman.
Prior to the start of the meeting, the board held an executive session to discuss negotiations with employee associations, such as the Jefferson County Education Association (JCEA). Outside of the high school, JCEA members, family and friends gathered in a rally, led by JCEA president, Ami Prichard, urging members to stand up for Jeffco students and schools, seeking collaboration and cooperation in negotiations with the board, and passing around petitions to gain support.