Author:DCTA

DPS Makes Movement, We Think, Maybe…

The session started out with some tension and a tentative agreement. The discussions opened up with the two teams discussing the District’s last proposal which would add between $400,000 and $600,000 into educator compensation. DCTA Chief Spokesperson Rob Gould responded by saying that the District...

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We’re Still in a Learning Curve

A veteran teacher once told me that I should pay attention to the school board. I, like so many teachers, was way too busy! Like all of us, I was busy working, planning, grading, going to faculty meetings, reading new curriculum, learning new strategies, learning...

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DCTA Board Accountability Team (BAT) September Report   Members of DCTA’s Board Accountability Team (BAT) attended the last school board meeting to support the DCTA bargaining team and ensure the board is taking action to support school funding, teacher compensation, and a transparent search for a new...

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DPS Teachers and SSPs Declare Impasse at Bargaining

At last night’s public bargaining session, DPS doubled down on its proposal to reform teacher compensation by increasing one-time bonuses amid the nearly constant outcry from more than 100 educators in the room.   They presented two scenarios. The first was the same proposal they shared in...

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Welcome to Denver Public Schools

To all of the teachers and SSPs entering DPS at New Educator Welcome next week, welcome! We are excited that you have come to DPS. You are joining us at an extremely interesting time, full of opportunities to make a real and lasting change. Before...

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February Board Meeting

The Board Meeting opened with a nod to Black History Month and a tour of the DPS schools named in honor of African Americans and their legacies and contributions!  Following that, Board member, Lisa Flores, presented on DPS’ Resolution to protect DACA recipients and promote...

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