Kathleen Askelson is the Chief Financial Officer for Jefferson County Public Schools in Colorado. Ms. Askelson became the Chief Financial Officer in January 2015. Prior to this, she was the Executive Director of Finance for the past six years at the District. Before joining the District in 1999, Kathleen worked for 14 years with Children’s World Learning Centers, a nationwide child care provider, in the finance department. Kathleen has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is a certified public finance officer.