Denver Public Schools Board of Education Superintendent Candidate
By October 15, 2018 the Denver Public Schools Board of Education plans to appoint a new superintendent. We are demanding that the board take into consideration these points when interviewing candidates and hiring a new superintendent.
Personal Characteristics and Experience
- Person of color and/or a Spanish speaking individual
- Strong preference for candidates who have worked in a student-facing role in a public or public charter school
Focus and Beliefs
The new superintendent must:
Affirm and protect the identities and experiences of all students, and set that as a nonnegotiable culture for all district employees
Commit to supporting and treating teachers as professionals by investing in their continued growth and performance
- Commit to doing an audit of mental health and whole child supports in our schools
Ensure ALL students have true access to high quality schools for
college or career preparation and support on their social and emotional needs, with staff and administrators that believe in the ability of every child to achieve a a high level
- Commit to working with local entities to adequately and equitably fund all Denver Public Schools.
Sign Below or Text SUPER to +1 720 897 3842 to demand the DPS Board of Education consider the new superintendent embody the personal characteristics, values and beliefs outlined.