Cindy Stevenson lands a new job

Retiring Jeffco Superintendent Cindy Stevenson has a place to go after she leaves the district at the end of the school year – the Colorado Association of School Executives.

She will become director of the group’s Leadership Initiative, which seeks to help school leaders and districts in improving teaching and learning.

Stevenson announced her retirement last Nov. 7, two days after the 2013 election gave a conservative majority control of the Jeffco board. Stevenson, who spent her entire student and professional career in the district, has been one of Colorado’s highest profile and longest serving superintendents. Get more background on Stevenson and the political shift in Jeffco in this Chalkbeat Colorado story.

CASE is a statewide organization that represents a variety of school administrators, from superintendents to principals and other administrators.