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{{tnr}}'''Julie Keim''' is running for election to the District D seat on the [[Douglas County School District, Colorado|Douglas County School District Board of Education]] on [[Douglas County School District elections (2013)|November 5, 2013]]. Keim is running to restore a focus on excellence and innovation to our school district. <ref>[http://www.juliekeimfordcschools.com/,"Julie Keim for Douglas County Schools," "Home," Accessed August 30, 2013]</ref>
 
{{tnr}}'''Julie Keim''' is running for election to the District D seat on the [[Douglas County School District, Colorado|Douglas County School District Board of Education]] on [[Douglas County School District elections (2013)|November 5, 2013]]. Keim is running to restore a focus on excellence and innovation to our school district. <ref>[http://www.juliekeimfordcschools.com/,"Julie Keim for Douglas County Schools," "Home," Accessed August 30, 2013]</ref>
  
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==Biography==
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Keim moved to Colorado in 2000 with her husband and three children. Keim received her BSBA in Accounting from the University of Arizona in 1987. She became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1990, and was registered in Arizona and Missouri. Keim worked as a CPA for the State of Arizona Office of the Auditor General where she audited the financial records of governmental entities and the State of Arizona Department of Economic Security as Finance Director. She also worked as a Senior Manager for Deloitte Consulting to help improve business practices and computer systems for a variety of governmental programs and entities. She is currently the Director of Finance and Contracts for Creative Energy Systems. Keim has previously volunteered with  the Lewis-Palmer School District and the Douglas County School District with several education-focused groups and programs, often using her financial background as a group's treasurer. Her contributions include writing the grant to bring pre-school education and later full-day kindergarten to at risk children in LPSD through the Colorado Preschool and Kindergarten Program, working with the Parent Teacher Organization and the School Accountability Committee, and playing a role in establishing two parent programs in 2011 at Castle Rock Middle School and High School. <ref>[http://www.juliekeimfordcschools.com/about-julie/, "Julie Keim for Douglas County Schools," "About Julie," Accessed August 30, 2013]</ref>
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==About the district==
 
===Location===
 
===Location===
 
[[File:Map of Colorado highlighting Douglas County.svg|200px|thumb|left|link=Meghann Silverthorn|Douglas County School District is located in Douglas County, CO]] The [[Douglas County School District, Colorado|Douglas County School District]] is located in Douglas County, Colorado. Douglas County is located between the cities of Denver and Colorado Springs. According to the 2010 US Census, Douglas County Schools is home to 285,465 residents.<ref>[http://www.census.gov/2010census/data/ ''United States Census Bureau,'' "2010 Census Data," accessed July 15, 2013]</ref> The school district includes 88 schools and served 64,657 students in the 2012-2013 school year.<ref>[http://www.cde.state.co.us/edulibdir/Schools%20Districts%20Buildings%20and%20Personnel-en-us.pdf ''Colorado Department of Education,'' "School Districts/Buildings and Personnel," accessed July 16, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.cde.state.co.us/communications/Releases/20130114pupilmembership.html ''Colorado Department of Education Communications Unit,'' "Statewide PreK-12 student enrollment grows for 23rd straight year," January 14, 2013]</ref> The county seat is Castle Rock, named after a notable nearby butte. The district lies on the Colorado Piedmont and features woodlands and mesas.
 
[[File:Map of Colorado highlighting Douglas County.svg|200px|thumb|left|link=Meghann Silverthorn|Douglas County School District is located in Douglas County, CO]] The [[Douglas County School District, Colorado|Douglas County School District]] is located in Douglas County, Colorado. Douglas County is located between the cities of Denver and Colorado Springs. According to the 2010 US Census, Douglas County Schools is home to 285,465 residents.<ref>[http://www.census.gov/2010census/data/ ''United States Census Bureau,'' "2010 Census Data," accessed July 15, 2013]</ref> The school district includes 88 schools and served 64,657 students in the 2012-2013 school year.<ref>[http://www.cde.state.co.us/edulibdir/Schools%20Districts%20Buildings%20and%20Personnel-en-us.pdf ''Colorado Department of Education,'' "School Districts/Buildings and Personnel," accessed July 16, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.cde.state.co.us/communications/Releases/20130114pupilmembership.html ''Colorado Department of Education Communications Unit,'' "Statewide PreK-12 student enrollment grows for 23rd straight year," January 14, 2013]</ref> The county seat is Castle Rock, named after a notable nearby butte. The district lies on the Colorado Piedmont and features woodlands and mesas.

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Julie Keim
Julie Keim.jpg
Candidate for
Board Member, Douglas County School District, District G
Elections and appointments
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Websites
Campaign website
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Julie Keim is running for election to the District D seat on the Douglas County School District Board of Education on November 5, 2013. Keim is running to restore a focus on excellence and innovation to our school district. [1]

Biography

Keim moved to Colorado in 2000 with her husband and three children. Keim received her BSBA in Accounting from the University of Arizona in 1987. She became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1990, and was registered in Arizona and Missouri. Keim worked as a CPA for the State of Arizona Office of the Auditor General where she audited the financial records of governmental entities and the State of Arizona Department of Economic Security as Finance Director. She also worked as a Senior Manager for Deloitte Consulting to help improve business practices and computer systems for a variety of governmental programs and entities. She is currently the Director of Finance and Contracts for Creative Energy Systems. Keim has previously volunteered with the Lewis-Palmer School District and the Douglas County School District with several education-focused groups and programs, often using her financial background as a group's treasurer. Her contributions include writing the grant to bring pre-school education and later full-day kindergarten to at risk children in LPSD through the Colorado Preschool and Kindergarten Program, working with the Parent Teacher Organization and the School Accountability Committee, and playing a role in establishing two parent programs in 2011 at Castle Rock Middle School and High School. [2]

About the district

Location

Douglas County School District is located in Douglas County, CO
The Douglas County School District is located in Douglas County, Colorado. Douglas County is located between the cities of Denver and Colorado Springs. According to the 2010 US Census, Douglas County Schools is home to 285,465 residents.[3] The school district includes 88 schools and served 64,657 students in the 2012-2013 school year.[4][5] The county seat is Castle Rock, named after a notable nearby butte. The district lies on the Colorado Piedmont and features woodlands and mesas.

Demographics

Douglas County outperforms the rest of Colorado based on average household income, poverty rate and graduation rates in 2011. The average household income in Douglas County was $101,193 compared to $57,685 for the state of Colorado. The poverty rate in Douglas County was 3.5% compared to 12.5% for the entire state. The U.S. Census also found that 54.6% of Douglas County residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to a 36.3% in Colorado.[6]


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