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School Consolidations in Denver Public Schools

October 26, 2022 Denver Public Schools announced the 10 schools that will be consolidated due to declining enrollment last night. The following statement can be attributed to Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA): “Every student, no matter the zip...

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DCTA Bargaining Update: August 24, 2022

The DCTA bargaining team negotiated with the district for five hours last night.  Conversations were fully centered around compensation including a cost of living adjustment, step increases, extra duty pay, incentive pay/stipends and the overall salary schedule. We utilized the interest based bargaining (IBB) model...

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Bargaining Update 8/3/22

This week, the bargaining team spent two entire days negotiating our master contract with the district. During that time, we covered contract articles 13-29. We additionally had conversations around paid family leave. Some of our proposals from yesterday’s session include: Providing educators 4 additional weeks of...

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Retaining Educators of Color in Denver Public Schools

CONTACT Angelina Ursetta Denver Classroom Teachers Association  aursetta@coloradoea.org 720-663-7618  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2022 The following statement can be attributed to Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA):  “The Denver Classroom Teachers Association has been constant in our advocacy for high quality and fully supported...

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Denver Classroom Teachers Association Opposes Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2022 Denver Classroom Teachers Association Opposes Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance DENVER, CO -Today, the senate passed Senate Bill 22-197, Innovation School Zones With Alternative Governance. Next, it will go to the Colorado House of Representatives for a final...

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Statement from Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) on The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment’s (DDPHE) decision to lift the Denver Public Schools (DPS) mask mandate

Statement from Rob Gould, special education teacher and president of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) on The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment’s (DDPHE) decision to lift the Denver Public Schools (DPS) mask mandate: The Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) recently...

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