As the policy making body for Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning, the Board of Trustees is charged with providing a quality public education program for the residents of District 49 who are enrolled and attending Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in accordance with the Colorado Constitution, State Education Code, other state and federal laws, adopted Board policies, and the desires of the community.

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Questions or concerns regarding the school, staff, practices or programs should always be directed to the Principal who reports to the Board of Directors.

The Board of directors will meet at least monthly unless otherwise posted. School board meetings are always open to the public, with the exception of the executive session. The minutes of the monthly meetings are available on our website for public viewing. Board members have no power to act individually in the name of the entire Board. Action can only be taken when a majority of the Board is in formal session.


Don Knapp
Executive Director/Principal



Dean Jaeger
Board Vice President

Bruce Thomas
Board Treasurer

Erin Smith
Board President

Jason Kopp
Board Member


2018-2019 Board Meeting Dates

(Meetings are at 6:30 p.m.)

July 25, 2019

August 22, 2019

September 26

School Board Election October 28th 3:00-4:00

November 7

January 23

February 27 (meeting location will be at the Charter League Conference)

April 23

May 7

June 25 (Tentative)

July 23, 2020 (Tentative)

Board Meeting Agendas are posted in school foyer 24 hours prior to the meeting.