DCTA News

William Anderson, Manual High School

DCTA Member Profile “Teachers are the driving force of education.” William Anderson, Manual High School   William Anderson is what you might call a “teacher’s teacher.” Passionate for his profession and determined to make a difference, he happily works tireless hours (well, maybe not always happily) to help his...

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Official DPS Proposals

Click the links below to read DPS Proposals to DCTA:   Counter Proposals from the District on Gilpin Amesse and Greenlee Retention Bonuses: DPS Counter Proposals on Gilpin Amesse and Greenlee Retention   Proposed after January 23 Bargaining Session: Counter to DCTA Retention Bonus MOU   Proposed January 23, 2017: Article 2 Article 8 Article...

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Denver Education Community Responds to Immigration Orders

Joint statement from Denver Public Schools, Denver Classroom Teachers Association, Padres & Jóvenes Unidos, Colorado Education Association   A response from Denver education community to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration.   We stand together — as a school district, educators, students and families — to oppose the actions...

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Michael Diaz-Rivera, Columbine Elementary

“If my students aren’t able to focus…then we are all wasting our time.” Michael Diaz-Rivera, Columbine Elementary   A 5th grade ELA teacher at Columbine Elementary, Michael Diaz-Rivera may be a rookie in the profession (he’s been teaching for one year), but he’s already learned one of the...

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Public Bargaining Dates

All bargaining sessions will be held on Mondays at North High School in the Sandoval Lecture Hall (B243).   Upcoming Sessions:   Monday, February 27, 2017 - Negotiations TBD Read more   Monday, March 14, 2017 - Negotiations TBD   Monday, April 3, 2017 - Negotiations TBD   Past Sessions:   Monday, February 6, 2017 - Negotiations TBD Read...

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Our Students. Our Profession. Our Careers.

On January 18th, in front of hundreds of teachers/SSPs and community members, your DCTA Bargaining Team unveiled its rallying cry: “Our Students. Our Profession. Our Careers.” along with our demands to the District, ahead of the upcoming contract negotiations. This year, both the Master Agreement,...

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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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