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Winter DAC Forum to Focus on School Funding, Family and Community Partnerships

Providing our students with a high-quality education and a bright future depends upon our entire community working together. Attend the DCSD 2018 Winter Forum to learn more about how you can partner with us to build bright futures for our kids!

Community members, parents, School Accountability Committee (SAC) members, principals, teachers, district employees, charter school staff and anyone wanting to get more involved with Douglas County Schools are invited to attend this free event.

The event will feature Keynote Speaker Mike Donahue, Executive Director & Founder of Value Up

Breakout Sessions will include:

Sharing Power: Communication Strategies to Build Stronger Schools and Community Relationships

Defining Roles, Creating Community Outreach, and Developing a Parent Engagement Plan

Supporting Student Success: Unified Improvement Planning (UIP) Training

Bond/Mill Communication Outreach

DCSD Budget and Master Capital Plan Update

Exploring Funding Mechanisms for a Bond/Mill


District Accountability Committee Winter Forum
Tuesday, February 13
5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Mesa Middle School (365 N. Mitchell Street, Castle Rock)


January 31, 2018 | By CSilberman | Category: District Accountability Committee

District News

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.

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.