Amanda Thompson

Amanda Thompson, Chief Human Resources Officer

Amanda Thompson, Chief Human Resources Officer Amanda Thompson oversees the DCSD Human Resources Department. She has over eight years of experience in school district human resources, plus nearly two decades of experience as an educator and school administrator. Amanda’s career in K-12 education originally began right here in DCSD. Amanda was a student teacher, teacher, and special education Educational Assistant at Trailblazer Elementary School. Amanda continued her teaching career in Cherry Creek School District where she served as Assistant Principal, Principal and Human Resources Director prior to returning home to DCSD in 2017. She served as DCSD’s Human Resources Director prior to assuming the role of Chief Human Resources Officer.

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Behavioral Science from Metropolitan State University and a Master of Arts Degree in Administrative Leadership Policy Studies from the University of Colorado. Amanda holds both an Elementary K-6 teaching license and Principal license through the Colorado Department of Education.

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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.