Our Principal

Principal:  Jennifer Forbes

Assistant Principal:  Benjamin Palmer

Jennifer Forbes and Benjamin Palmer are committed to the staff, students and parents at Lochbuie Elementary School!  We look forward to partnering with you to create the best environment for our students!

Jennifer Forbes

Jennifer Forbes began working in Re3j in 2000.  She started as a 4th grade teacher at Hudson Elementary School.  While at Hudson Elementary School she taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade and was a Coach of Student Achievement.  She has also worked at Weld Central High School and the RE3j District Office.  Mrs. Forbes started working at Lochbuie Elementary School in 2012.  For two year Mrs. Forbes was the Assistant Principal.  In 2013, Mrs. Forbes was very excited to move into the Principal role.   Mrs. Forbes is passionate about learning and teaching.  She loves to work side-by-side with teachers as they plan for instruction.  Mrs. Forbes also has a passion for data.  Mrs. Forbes loves Lochbuie Elementary School and is committed to the Re3j community!

Mrs. Forbes has 2 children who attend Re3j schools.  She is married to Nathan Forbes who works at UPS.  During her free time she loves to cheer for the Denver Broncos and any Lil Rebels or WC Rebels teams.  She also enjoys camping and spending time with family.

Benjamin Palmer

2017-2018 will be Mr. Palmer’s third year as Assistant Principal at Lochbuie Elementary. He has been in education since 2004. He has spent time teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at Highland Elementary in Ault, CO and Windom Elementary in Windom, KS. Mr. Palmer enjoys spending time being active with his family. His wife is the Director of Brain Injury Services at Stephens Farm Campus in Greeley. His daughter, Laney, is 6 and his son, Cameron, is 4.