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Jean Clifford

Jean Clifford
102 Drury Lane
Garden City, KS  67846
(620) 275-4317 (home)
jclifford@ksde.org

 

First term on State Board:  2019
 

Committee Assignments:

  • State Board Policy Committee
  • Interstate Migrant Education Council
  • Teacher Vacancy and Supply Committee
  • Advantage Kansas Coordinating Council
  • Graduation Requirements Task Force
  • Past member of the Garden City USD 457 Board of Education from 2009-2019; served as USD 457 Board President and Vice President
  • Kansas teaching certificate with endorsements in Elementary, Special Education, Adaptive and Gifted Education; taught at the elementary level and as an adjunct college instructor
  • Member of the Kansas Health Institute Board since 2017
  • Retired Air Force Officer and attorney with 30 years of service as a Judge Advocate

As an active community member, Mrs. Clifford has served on the Garden City Cultural Relations Board, the Garden City Family YMCA Board, the Methodist Youthville Board, St. Dominic School Council, and as a Lee Richardson Zoo Docent and Spirit of the Plains CASA volunteer. 

Mrs. Clifford has a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida in Tampa; a Master of Science Degree in Special Education from Fort Hays State; and a Juris Doctor Degree from Stetson University College of Law in Florida. She is married to William S. Clifford, M.D., and lives in Garden City. She and her husband have six children and one grandson.

Represents the following school districts in western and central Kansas, District 5 in county order:

Cheyenne

  • Cheylin USD 103
  • St. Francis Community Schools USD 297

Clark

  • Ashland USD 220
  • Minneola USD 219

Clay

  • Clay County USD 379

Cloud

  • Concordia USD 333
  • Southern Cloud USD 334

Decatur

  • Oberlin USD 294

Ellis

  • Ellis USD 388
  • Hays USD 489
  • Victoria USD 432

Finney

  • Garden City USD 457
  • Holcomb USD 363

Ford

  • Bucklin USD 459
  • Dodge City USD 443
  • Spearville USD 381

Gove

  • Grinnell Public Schools USD 291
  • Quinter Public Schools USD 293
  • Wheatland USD 292

Graham

  • Graham County USD 281

Grant

  • Ulysses USD 214

Gray

  • Cimarron-Ensign USD 102
  • Copeland USD 476
  • Ingalls USD 477
  • Montezuma USD 371

Greeley

  • Greeley County Schools USD 200

Hamilton

  • Syracuse USD 494

Haskell

  • Satanta USD 507
  • Sublette USD 374

Hodgeman

  • Hodgeman County Schools USD 227

Jewell

  • Rock Hills USD 107

Kearny

  • Deerfield USD 216
  • Lakin USD 215

Lane

  • Dighton USD 482
  • Healy Public Schools USD 468

Lincoln

  • Lincoln USD 298
  • Sylvan Grove USD 299

Logan

  • Oakley USD 274
  • Triplains USD 275

Marshall

  • Marysville USD 364

Meade

  • Fowler USD 225
  • Meade USD 226

Mitchell

  • Beloit USD 273
  • Waconda USD 272

Morton

  • Elkhart USD 218
  • Rolla USD 217

Norton

  • Northern Valley USD 212
  • Norton Community Schools USD 211

Osborne

  • Osborne County USD 392

Ottawa

  • North Ottawa County USD 239
  • Twin Valley USD 240

Phillips

  • Logan USD 326
  • Phillipsburg USD 325
  • Thunder Ridge Schools USD 110

Rawlins

  • Rawlins County USD 105

Republic

  • Pike Valley USD 426
  • Republic County USD 109

Rooks

  • Palco USD 269
  • Plainville USD 270
  • Stockton USD 271

Russell

  • Paradise USD 399
  • Russell County USD 407

Scott

  • Scott County USD 466

Seward

  • Kismet-Plains USD 483
  • Liberal USD 480

Sheridan

  • Hoxie Community Schools USD 412

Sherman

  • Goodland USD 352

Smith

  • Smith Center USD 237

Stanton

  • Stanton County USD 452

Stevens

  • Hugoton Public Schools USD 210
  • Moscow Public Schools USD 209

Thomas

  • Brewster USD 314
  • Colby Public Schools USD 315
  • Golden Plains USD 316

Trego

  • Wakeeney USD 208

Wallace

  • Wallace County Schools USD 241
  • Weskan USD 242

Washington

  • Barnes USD 223
  • Clifton-Clyde USD 224
  • Washington County Schools USD 108

Wichita

  • Leoti USD 467

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(785) 296-3203

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