Principal's Welcome

  • Welcome to the Jefferson Adult Division! 

    JAD exists to open doors for adults in our community who aspire to something greater. Consider us your launchpad to your next destination. It is my honor to assist you on your journey. 

     Principal Mark Beshirs has been working for JUHSD for the past twenty years. He began his career in the district at Jefferson High School where he completed his student teaching. He became Dean of Students at Jefferson in 2012, completing his Administrative Services Credential at that time. The following school year, he joined the admin team at Terra Nova High School as the Vice Principal of Administration, where he served for three years. In 2016, Mr. Beshirs returned to Jefferson High School as the principal. He accepted the principal position at Jefferson Adult at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.