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  • 03 Sep DCTA 2021 School Board Endorsement: Xochitl “Sochi” Gaytan in District 2

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2021 The Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) Endorses DPS School Board Candidate Xochitl “Sochi” Gaytan in District 2 DENVER, CO – The Denver Classroom Teachers Association endorses Xochitl “Sochi” Gaytan for DPS school board in District 2. This is in addition to......

  • 30 Jul DCTA 2021 School Board Endorsement: Michelle Quattlebaum and Scott Esserman

    The Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) endorses Scott Esserman At-Large, Michelle Quattlebaum in District 4 and Dr. Carrie Olson in District 3 for the Denver Public School (DPS) Board DENVER, CO – The Denver Classroom Teachers Association endorses Scott Esserman for DPS school board At-Large......

  • 24 Jun DCTA 2021 School Board Endorsement: Dr. Carrie Olson

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021 The Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) kicks off their first round of school board endorsements by supporting Dr. Carrie Olson in District 3  DENVER, CO – The Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA)  kicks  off the first round of school......

  • 26 May DCTA Statement: DPS Selects Dr. Alex Marrero as the New Superintendent

    Fellow Members, This morning the DPS School Board announced their selection of Dr. Alex Marrero as the new superintendent of Denver Public Schools. With that, we share our remarks around the process and the final selection. We have constantly fought for the learning conditions of......

  • 09 Oct DCTA Voting Recommendations for the 2020 Election

    DCTA Voting Recommendations for the 2020 Election With the 2020 election being less than a month away, our DCTA Fund committee has affirmed their support for local candidates and ballot measures supportive of public education, students and educators. Our parent organization, the Colorado Education Association......

  • 17 Sep Hispanic Heritage Month Feature: Ann Franco

    Hispanic DCTA leader, Ann Franco is a Northside Denver native and a career-long DPS teacher of 31 years. Fourteen years ago, Ann began teaching at Colfax elementary, a school close to her heart because it is located in the same community in which she grew up. Ann is a strong well-trusted DCTA member within her building and respected mentor in our DCTA community....

  • 14 Feb We fight, we win!

    Early Thursday morning, we reached an an historic agreement with Denver Public Schools on behalf of Denver?s educators. The tentative agreement, which must be ratified by the full DCTA membership, reforms a pay system which largely relied on unstable bonuses, and provides stability for students......

  • 09 Jan What REALLY Happened at Bargaining Yesterday

    This morning, Superintendent Cordova released a bargaining update for yesterday?s session. Unfortunately, even though she claims to be different than her predecessor, she tried one of his most common tactics: pushing a misleading message. With our expiration date so close, this move is both irresponsible......

  • 30 Oct DCTA Presents Latest Compensation System Proposal

    Last night the DCTA Bargaining Team met for the first time with the new DPS Superintendent, Ron Cabrera amidst a packed room of teachers, SSPs, and parents who were also phone banking likely voters during breaks in the action.   The DCTA Bargaining Team presented......

  • 22 Oct Denver Teachers Call for End to Denver’s School Performance Framework System

    For immediate release October 22, 2018   Denver Teachers Call for End to Denver?s School Performance Framework System   DENVER ? The Denver Public Schools is the only school district in the state that has developed its own School Performance Framework rating, with the others......