Author:DCTA

Innovation Plans

Assistance with Innovation Plans Thank you to those of you who have reached out to us asking for help drafting renewals to your Innovation Plans. We are in the process of scheduling our visits and would like to encourage any other schools that are either considering...

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Mindfulness-Work/Life Balance Workshop

Do You Need a Break? Are you overwhelmed? Exhausted? Not sure you can come to work one more day? CEA and DCTA are coming to the rescue! On Saturday, Dec. 10th from 9 AM to noon, psychologists will help make it better. Come to our Mindfulness-Work/Life Balance...

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Kris Bethscheider, West Early College

“I realized there are good teachers – and I wanted to be one.” Kris Bethscheider, West Early College   When Kris Bethscheider was just a wide-eyed 13-year-old student, she used to tell her teacher that she hitchhiked to school. Whether or not that was true, it justifiably...

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Dennis Campbell, Thomas Jefferson High School

“It’s very satisfying having kids learn about giving back to the community.” Dennis Campbell, Thomas Jefferson High School   Major Dennis Campbell has been providing instruction in military science and serving as the Senior Army Instructor at Thomas Jefferson HS in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (JROTC)...

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Kahlea Qualls, Knapp Elementary

“We must remember why we have stepped into this profession.” Kahlea Qualls, Knapp Elementary   As the vocal and general music director (K-5) at Knapp Elementary, Kahlea Qualls is absolutely certain of why she entered the teaching profession.   “I became a music teacher, because I could not see...

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Kristina Voskes, Skinner Middle School

“The most inspiring part of teaching is seeing my former students develop as thinkers and citizens.” Kristina Voskes, Skinner Middle School   An 8th grade Language Arts teacher at Skinner Middle School, Kristina Voskes has been a DPS educator for three years and is in her seventh year...

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