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October 7 Board Briefing

Board of Education work session

The Douglas County Board of Education convened for a work session at 6 p.m. on October 7, 2014. The Board engaged in a work/training session to deepen their understanding of various topics among a crowd of students, parents, teachers, and community members. The live stream of board meetings can be found online at the official DCSD Live Stream Channel.

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Dr. Dana Johnson-StrotherChief Academic Officer Dr. Dana Johnson-Strother and Chief System Performance Officer Matt Reynolds engaged the Board of Education in a session focused on curriculum and assessment. Johnson-Strother and Reynolds collaborated with board members in deconstructing and measuring the World Class Outcomes.

Director of High School Education Corey Wise discussed with board members concurrent enrollment courses and how weighted grades affect concurrent enrollment.

 


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October 8, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Board of Education

District News

The Apple Awards honors and celebrates excellence in education. This year, more than 5,000 nominations were submitted. 188 Apple Representatives from schools and departments were then selected by the Foundation in January. Of this outstanding group of education leaders, five individuals were awarded with an Apple Award. 

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.