Diana Elliott, Secretary
Term : November 2019 – October 2023
Diana Elliott was elected to her first term on the Strasburg SD 31J Board of Education in 2019. Her hope is to continue the work she has begun on the board after the next election cycle.
Diana is a retired special education teacher and a life-long advocate for public education in rural Colorado. A Colorado native, married to a band and choir teacher, she is the granddaughter of two, one-room schoolhouse teachers, a graduate of Strasburg High School and Metropolitan State College of Denver (now Metropolitan State University) with a degree in Special Education, the mother of two SHS graduates and the grandmother of five granddaughters, three who attend Strasburg Elementary School. She has an investment in Strasburg School District and is serious in her work on behalf of its students, staff, and administration.
Before retiring in 2019, after 25+ years in Eastern Colorado schools, Diana served on East Central BOCES Transition Team working to improve her students with special needs transition into the adult world. She also worked with the Response to Intervention and Crisis Intervention teams, both in the schools and EC BOCES, as well as the District Accountability Committees. Diana has an extensive knowledge of education on many levels.
Diana believes in public education and currently dedicates her time at both the local and state level to improve outcomes for students. As well as serving as Secretary of Strasburg’s Board of Education, she is the Secretary of EC BOCES Board of Directors and a member of the Colorado Association of School Board’s (CASB) State Legislative Resolutions Committee.
Diana considers it an honor to serve her community as a Director on the Board of Education of Strasburg School District 31J.