Jesse Broadfoot

  • Jesse-Broadfoot

    Executive Director, Extended Learning and Community Schools

    Jesse Broadfoot serves as the Executive Director for Extended Learning and Community Schools, continuing his career of advocacy for students to achieve excellence during out of school time. Jesse comes to us from Lake Placid, New York, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics and the famous “Miracle On Ice”. Growing up in an Olympic town with parents that were both educators, Sports and education played a big role in his youth. 

    Jesse’s love of sport and his interest in education drove him to Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina where he graduated in 2008 with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education (K-12). After college he worked as a High School Ice Hockey Coach and a part-time Physical Education Teacher in his home town of Lake Placid.

    In 2012, Jesse decided to make the move to Denver and in January of 2013, he got his first job in Denver Public Schools with Extended Learning and Community Schools (ELCS) as a Site Staff at McMeen Elementary School. Throughout his career in ELCS he has had several different roles including: Site Staff (McMeen), 207 Program Supervisor (Brown), 235 Program Supervisor (University Park), Senior Supervisor (Acoma/Central Office), Manager, Senior Manager, and finally his current position, Executive Director.

    Jesse’s journey through DPS and ELCS gives him a unique look into all of the components of Out of School Time (OST) programming. He believes that OST is the avenue to give every student impactful experiences daily, which will ensure EVERY student succeeds.