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March 25 Board Briefing

Rich Robbins-swearing in

The Douglas County Board of Education convened for business at 5:50 p.m. on March 25, 2014.  The Board conducted business items, interviewed candidates for Director District F, swore in a new Director, and engaged public comment from a crowd of students, parents, teachers, and community members.


Study/Work Session

Members of the Board of Education interviewed finalist candidates for Director District F.  Directors interviewed Rich Robbins, Franceen Thompson, David Ray, Shaylee Holland, Gary Colley, and Dilprit Jamu.
 


Organization of the Board

Members of the Board appointed Rich Robbins by a margin of 4-2.   

Robbins took the oath of office and was officially sworn in as a member of the Board of Education.
 


Board Committee & Liaison Reports

President Larsen announced the upcoming “Board Unplugged” meeting on April 1 at Mesa Middle School.
 

Public Comment

The Board engaged in public comment with members of the community.


Action Items

Board of Education Members agreed to move up Agenda Item 16 regarding Public Comment

Following a discussion, the Board voted 6-1 to accept the policy, with an amendment offered by Director Richardson.


Adoption of Consent Agenda 

Staff recommendations, detailed in Agenda Items #14 - #18, organized for Board of Education block approval.


Adjournment


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March 25, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Board of Education

District News

High school students across Douglas County, and many students in respective feeder schools, are once again learning that a little kindness can go a long way. Again this year, our high schools hosted Wish Weeks to make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish Foundation beneficiaries.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education has named Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. as the sole finalist to lead our 68,000-student district as superintendent on a unanimous vote.
 

 

The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has certified Sagewood Middle School as a Recognized ASCA National Model Program (RAMP). A prestigious honor, Sagewood is now the only middle school in the state of Colorado to have gained this certification. Schools must receive a near-perfect score on ASCA’s scoring rubric, which outlines guidelines for building and maintaining student achievement, behavior, counseling curriculum, school culture, and several other factors, in order to become certified.