Professional Development - Support Staff

Leadership Institute

 Jackie Feely
Director
[email protected]


                             
                                                   
                                             


                

 Vanessa Hoffmann
Coordinator
[email protected]

Department Liaison 
BASE
Communications
District Library Media Center
Nutrition Services 
O&M                 
Transportation   

Cynthia Redfern
Coordinator
[email protected].org

Department Liaison
Business Services
Human Resources
Information Technology 
Safety and Security
SDES
Student Support Services 


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Professional Training for all Employees

Did you know that there are a number of professional development opportunities available here in DCSD for our employees district-wide? Visit our website for more information on the programs listed below.

Visit the Professional Development Website


 

Leadership Institute

This is a comprehensive professional development program for leaders. The program's focus is leadership knowledge, skills, and development for leaders of all work groups. Learn more

Classified Mentor Program

A mentor supports and helps employees feel they have a point of contact for information and expertise. Mentors assist in the orientation of new employees and provide two-way communication to and from the District for all classified staff. Learn more

Management Seminar

The definition of seminar is “a meeting in which you receive information on and training in a particular subject.” In the Management Seminar program, classes will be offered on a variety of subjects pertinent to staff members in the district that supervise others. Learn more

 

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records by email to [email protected]