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Superintendent Search Forum with the Student Board of Education

Over the past month, Denver Public Schools has been conducting  large-scale, regional meetings throughout the city to learn what the community would like to see in the next superintendent. So far, hundreds have participated in fruitful discussions and provided the board with useful input. In addition, smaller meetings have been offered for community groups who

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Letter from Board President Anne Rowe

Dear Team DPS, For the past three decades, as a community member, a DPS parent, a small business owner and, now, as president of the board of education, I’ve had the great fortune to work with so many of our amazing leaders — in our classrooms, in our schools and in our district. Today, because

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Schedule Extended in Search for New Superintendent

September 6, Denver—Tonight, the Board of Education announced it will extend the timeline in the district’s search for a new superintendent, including the deadline to receive applications and the schedule of public meetings to gather input from the community. Timeline Extended The board announced that it plans to extend the national search process for a

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First Public Meetings Scheduled in Search for New Superintendent The evening of August 23, the Board of Education announced the next steps in its search for a new superintendent, including the first public meetings to gather input from the community. "We are committed to finding the best, most qualified candidate to lead the district," said Board Member Carrie Olson. "We want to meet with Read More »
Board Narrative DPS Overview and Background Statement for Superintendent Search 2018 AUGUST 9, 2018 WHO WE ARE A Diverse Family of Students Denver Public Schools is a large, diverse urban school district with more than 92,000 students in 207 schools and almost 12,000 employees. We are very proud of our diversity and believe it is one our Read More »
Press Release Jul. 17, 2018 Boasberg, appointed in 2009, is among longest-serving urban superintendents in nation Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg announced today he is stepping down as head of the state’s largest school district after nearly a decade as superintendent. Boasberg will continue as superintendent for another three months, while Denver Board of Education members Read More »
Board Outlines Superintendent Search Process July 30, 2018 The Board of Education tonight met in a special meeting to further discuss the process to hire a new superintendent of Denver Public Schools as Tom Boasberg steps down after a decade in the role. The board acknowledged that this is the most important decision it will undertake, and stressed the importance Read More »