Build an excellent team of dedicated staff to serve our students.
- Refine implementation of new recruitment, hiring, and onboarding processes for online and face-to-face environments.
- Support staff in maintaining their physical and mental health by offering health resources that foster individual and collective self-care.
- Tailor development and supports to the needs of staff teaching and working in new ways.
- Improved compensation and made DPSCD the most competitive school district for new teacher compensation in the State
- Offered at-scale, paid professional development on the standards, new curriculum materials, and pedagogical best practice
- Established the Master Teacher Role and launched leadership development programs with New Leaders and MSU
- Improved working conditions with upgraded technology, start of school supply funds, and facilities upgrades
- Dramatically reduced core teaching vacancies to just 46 districtwide, down from 275 in 2017; opened 20-21 with 67 percent of schools fully staffed and 92 percent with zero (0) or one (1) vacancy