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Adams 14 Board of Education

Board of Education
Reneé N. Lovato

Elected: November 2019
Term Expires: November 2023

Janet Estrada

Vice President
Elected: November 2021
Term Expires: November 2025

Maria D. Zubia

Elected: November 2021
Term Expires: November 2025

James L. Amador

Elected: November 2021
Term Expires: November 2023

Luz E. (Lucy) Molina-Aguayo

September 2022
November 2023

Administrative Assistant to Board of Education and Legal Office
Ramona Lewis

Administrative Assistant to the Board of Education and Legal Office

District Overview

Nestled in the historic community of Commerce City, Adams County School District 14 (Adams 14) is proud to serve its 6,000 students from 13 schools across the district. The 900 employees at Adams 14 work each day to provide an inclusive learning environment for all students and are committed to inspiring, educating, and empowering Adams 14 students to succeed.

About the Adams 14 Board of Education

The Adams 14 Board of Education is the policymaking body of the district. The board governs the education of students and the operations of the district within limitations set by the state of Colorado. The board is composed of five members elected by registered voters of the district. Elections are every two years. Board members are elected at-large and serve four-year terms as volunteers. After the election, board members elect their own officers.

Click here to read the Adams 14 Board of Education Policies.

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Board of Education Goals

  1. Students have access to skills and opportunities to prepare them for success on a post-secondary path of their choosing.
    • Students demonstrate individual growth across a broad variety of measures, subjects, competencies and skills.
    • Reduce dropout rates and ensure that an Adams 14 High School Diploma indicates post-secondary preparedness.
    • Students will earn a diploma plus an additional earned credential (i.e. Seal of Biliteracy, Associates Degree, and Industry Certification).
  2. Every student experiences a safe and equitable learning environment in a culture of excellence.
    • Create a culture and environment that insures equity and inclusion at the district, school, and classroom level.
    • Attract and retain high quality staff in all positions across the district.
  3. Adams 14 develops and fosters supportive partnerships to fully engage all members of the community.
    • All Adams 14 stakeholders will be informed, updated, and aware of the district vision, mission, plans, and avenues to engage with and be an effective partner at both the school and district level.
    •  Identify, recruit, and create opportunities for community partners to serve and contribute in a variety of ways toward the achievement of school and district goals.
  4. Adams 14 is positioned to meet current and future needs of our students and community by developing a long term district plan and planning process designed to attain the resources needed to meet the learning needs of students and have safe quality facilities.
    • Maximize the diversity of available federal, state, local and non-government funding sources.
    •  Develop a collaborative process among all stakeholders for identifying the immediate, mid, and long-term capital and resource needs of the school system and individual schools.

Board Remarks

Board Meeting Photos

Board Meeting Videos

The Public is Welcome

Adams 14 Board of Education meetings are available via this YouTube link or on our live stream page. These meetings can be viewed live at their scheduled time or viewed later at your convenience via on-demand replay.

Audience Comments

Time is set aside at regular board meetings to allow for audience comments.

If the meeting is being held in person, individuals who are interested in speaking during the audience comment portion of the meeting must fill out an Audience Comment Card, which is available prior to the meeting in the Board of Education Room.

If the meeting is virtual, please submit your audience comments via email to in written or video format with “BOE Audience Comment” in the subject line by Monday, 3 p.m., prior to the regular Board of Education meeting. (Comments are not to exceed three minutes per person.)

Meetings, Minutes, and Agendas

The Board of Education holds a monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The board holds a study session at 4:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Notice of meetings, agendas, and minutes are available at BoardDocs.

Unless posted otherwise, all board meetings and study sessions take place in the Board of Education Room at the district’s administrative offices, 5291 E. 60th Avenue, Commerce City. The board typically does not meet during the month of July.


Have a complaint or concern?

Below are instructions on how to submit a complaint or concern (per district policy KE).

  • Try to resolve your issue with the person you believe is responsible for the alleged inappropriate behavior. If the complaint is still unresolved, go to that person’s supervisor (principal, manager, director, etc.) to seek resolution.
  • If the challenge is still unresolved, complete the complaint/concern form.
  • If you have not been contacted regarding your complaint/concern within 48 business hours please contact Ramona Lewis at or drop off/mail your copy to Ramona Lewis, 5291 E. 60th Ave., Commerce City, CO 80022.

You will be contacted as a part of the follow-up process.

Upcoming School Board Meetings

(Dates and times subject to change.)

  • August 9, 2022
  • August 23, 2022
  • September 13, 2022
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 11, 2022
  • October 25, 2022
  • November 8 , 2022
  • December 13, 2022
  • January 10, 2023
  • January 24, 2023
  • February 14, 2023
  • February 28, 2023
  • March 14, 2023
  • April 11, 2023
  • April 25, 2023
  • May 9, 2023
  • May 23, 2023
  • June 13, 2023
  • June 27, 2023