School district hires chief academic officer

Jennifer Marsh

Jennifer Marsh has been named chief academic officer for Mesa County School District 51.

She’s scheduled to begin her new duties July 1.

Marsh has worked with the district since 1998, most recently as executive director of curriculum and learning design. She’s also worked as a middle school and high school principal and assistant principal, special education coordinator and special education teacher.

She holds a masters degree in special education from the University of Northern Colorado and bachelor’s degree from Colorado Mesa University.

“With nearly a quarter-century of experience in District 51 and as a former D51 student, I am committed and dedicated to the staff, students, parents and community that our district supports,” Marsh said. “I look forward to continuing efforts to improve lives and meet the benchmarks of our newly adopted D51 strategic plan.”