Stand for Children’s parent-lead candidate vetting process for the 2013 DPS board election has come to an end with the release of its official endorsements on Monday.

Stand endorsed Barbara O’Brien for the at-large position, Rosemary Rodriguez for the District 2 position, Mike Johnson for the District 3 position, and Landri Taylor for the District 4 position.

Endorsements are rolling in as the election season ramps up. Listed below are some of the DPS candidates’ high-profile endorsements. We will update it as more endorsements are announced. For complete lists of endorsements and candidate information, please visit candidate websites.

At-large/citywide

Barbara O’Brien
Website: http://www.barbaraobrien.com

  • Democrats for Education Reform
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
  • State Sen. Mike Johnston
  • Congressman Jared Polis
  • Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb

Michael Kiley
Website: http://kileyforkids.com/

  • Colorado Latino Forum
  • Denver Classroom Teachers Association
  • Jeanie Kaplan, DPS board member
  • Arturo Jimenez, DPS board member
  • State Sen. Lucia Guzman
  • Denver City Auditor Dennis Gallagher

Joan Poston

No endorsement information is currently available.

District 2

Rosario C de Baca
Website: http://rosariocdebaca.com

  • Denver Classroom Teachers Association
  • Denver Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Rosemary Rodriguez
Website: http://www.rosemaryfordenverskids.com

  • Democrats for Education Reform
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
  • State Sen. Lucia Guzman
  • Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb

District 3

Mike Johnson
Website: http://www.mikejohnsonfordenverkids.com

  • Democrats for Education Reform
  • State Sen. Mike Johnston
  • Congressman Jared Polis

Meg Schomp
Website: http://megschomp.com

  • Denver Classroom Teachers Association
  • Denver Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
  • Jeannie Kaplan, DPS board member
  • Arturo Jimenez, DPS board member

District 4

Landri Taylor
Website:http://www.landrifordps.com

  • Democrats for Education Reform
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
  • Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb
  • State Sen. Mike Johnston

Roger Kilgore
Website:http://www.rogerkilgore.com

  • Denver Classroom Teachers Association
  • Denver Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

EdNews will be updating this page as endorsements are made. If there are endorsements that we should have included, let us know at EdNews@ednewscolorado.org