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Superintendent Search Community Engagement Report: What the Community Wants in Our Next Superintendent

In its search for a new district superintendent, the Denver Board of Education conducted an intensive community visioning and engagement process, summarized in a report released online today and discussed by the board in a special public meeting this afternoon. This superintendent search was designed as a three-stage process, beginning with community engagement, conducted from early September

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Superintendent Boasberg Honored at His Final Board Meeting

Oct. 19, 2018—At its meeting tonight, the Board of Education honored Superintendent Tom Boasberg, whose last day with the district is tomorrow after 10 years of service. The board read a proclamation honoring Boasberg and showed a celebratory video about the progress made during his tenure.   Former board members, school leaders, students and family

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LGBTQ+ Student and Parent Forums

On the evening of Oct. 9, LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Plus) students and their families met with Board of Education members in two separate forums to discuss their hopes and dreams for a new superintendent. Many important issues were raised: some new and some mirroring discussion heard in other forums. Below are some

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South High School Community Forum

On Wednesday, September 26, dozens of community members gathered at South High School to discuss their hopes and dreams for the next district superintendent. Many of the community members belonged to refugee and immigrant communities and the input they provided during this meeting reflected a vast array of backgrounds, cultures, languages and opinions. Below are

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Interim Superintendent Announced

Dear Team DPS, I am pleased to announce the selection of veteran educator Ron Cabrera as interim superintendent of Denver Public Schools. Dr. Cabrera, who began his teaching career at Denver North High School in 1979, will spend the next several weeks with Superintendent Tom Boasberg before formally taking over as interim superintendent after Boasberg’s

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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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