Board of Education

7 board members standing in front of DCSD logo

Tammy Taylor

Board of Education Assistant Secretary
Phone: 303-387-0258
Fax: 303-387-0107



Upcoming Board of Education Meetings:


 Meeting Type  Meeting Date  Time  Location
       
DCSD Strategic Plan Launch  

Friday, September 20, 2019 9:00-11:00 a.m. Pepsi Center
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, Colorado
       
 Board of Education Agenda Planning Monday, September 23, 2019 3:00-4:00 p.m. Superintendent's Conference Room
620 Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, Colorado
       
 DCSD Strategic Plan Launch - Community Event Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:00 p.m. Chaparral High School
15655 Brookstone Drive
Parker, Colorado
       
 Board of Education Meeting Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:00 p.m. Work Session
6:00 p.m. Regular Session 
Wilcox Board Room
620 Wilcox Street
Castle Rock, Colorado 
       
 Board of Education Agenda Planning Friday, October 11, 2019 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Superintendent's Conference Room
620 Wilcox Street
Castle Rock

Board of Education Meeting Schedule 2019-2020




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 The Douglas County Board of Education is the policy-making body of the school district. Its decisions guide the public education of the students in our community.

This high-level guidance is encapsulated in the District’s Vision Statement, approved by the Board of Education on May 10, 2016.

The Douglas County School District strives to maximize the potential of every student to pursue his or her chosen endeavor in society, including but not limited to postsecondary education, career, or military service.

Role of the Board of Education
State law sets the powers and duties of the Board of Education. It is responsible for educational planning and evaluation, staffing and appraisal, school facilities, financial resources and communication. The Board acts as a court of appeal for staff members, students and the public on issues involving board policy or implementation of that policy. 

It is the job of the Superintendent and the District's administrative team and staff to effectively execute the policies of the Board.

Board of Education Policy Governance Book

Elected by the People
The seven members of the Board of Education are elected to staggered, four-year terms at regular biennial school elections, which are held on the first Tuesday (after the first Monday) in November of each odd-numbered year.

Board members represent one of the seven director districts and are elected at-large. To be eligible for election, a school board candidate must be at least 18 years of age, a 12-month resident and registered voter of the District, a resident of the director district in which he/she represents, and have no direct or indirect interest in District contracts. 

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Douglas County School District Nondiscrimination Notice: The Douglas County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment of, or employment in educational programs or activities. The School District’s Compliance Officer is Ted Knight, Assistant Superintendent, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, complianceofficer@dcsdk12.org, 303-387-0067. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public.