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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

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.

 

Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.

 

When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.