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DCSD's traumatic brain injury response

Principal's Research Review

When students experience a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury, a collaborative and multidisciplinary school team approach offers the best hope for full and complete recovery – one such school district that consistently implements evidence-based practices is Douglas County School District.

Principal’s Research Review: A Comprehensive Team Approach to Treating Concussions in Student Athletes
May 2014

August 25, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Communications

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.