DCTA News

DCTA School Board Endorsement: Jennifer Bacon

Photo above: District 4 DPS Board candidate Jennifer Bacon   District 4 candidate has dedicated her life to education and social justice   Jennifer Bacon grew up in Miami a member of a tight-knit family. Her father worked in economic development and eventually became a minister and her mother...

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DCTA School Board Endorsement: Xochitl Gaytan

Photo above: District 2 DPS Board candidate Xochitl “Sochi” Gaytan   District 2 candidate seeks to bring transparency to Board decision making   Xochitl “Sochi” Gaytan is a small business owner and real estate agent in southwest Denver. She’s also mother to two sons, one of whom is a...

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DCTA School Board Endorsement: Robert Speth

Photo above: Denver businessman and school board candidate Robert Speth   DPS parent and Denver business leader seeks to lead district as At Large board member   Although he was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Robert Speth nearly qualifies for “native” Coloradan status. A Denver resident for nearly...

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November 10 & 11, 2017: ASIST Suicide Prevention Training

Would you like to earn 15 hours of recertification credit?   DCTA’s own nationally recognized trainer, Dr. Tim Brown will be providing another opportunity to take the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). ASIST is an Evidence-Based Practice designed to teach professionals and non-professionals alike how to...

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October 3, 2017: Rise Up Committee Meeting

Rise Up October Committee Meeting Tuesday, October 3, 5:30pm DCTA Office/CEA Building 1500 Grant Street   Rise Up will be working on the annual plan, as well as looking at questions and answers for new teachers. New teachers don’t know what they don’t know, but now that we’ve been in...

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Valerie Lovato’s Mission To Help Teachers

Photo above: Valerie Lovato in her Eagleton Elementary classroom   Eagleton Elementary teacher chosen to help inform statewide education policy matters   Valerie Lovato first received the news while she was on vacation. The First Grade teacher at Eagleton Elementary was relaxing and enjoying some down time with her...

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Volunteer For Research Survey – Violence in the Classroom

Dear Middle School or Secondary School Teacher,   My name is Angela Tucker.  I am a doctoral student at Northcentral University. I am studying how student violence in the classroom affects teachers. I want to learn if teachers receive the violence training they need to reduce stress....

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