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DPSCD Charles Wright Academy of Arts and Science Awarded for Excellence

Charles Wright Academy of Arts and Science is a robust K-8 school nestled in the heart of Northwest Detroit, where staff, families and students understand the importance of high achievement, leveraging technology, the whole child commitment, leadership and fostering a culture of success. Click here to read more.

Student/Staff / Alumni of the Week: @Ashley Stevenson who are we highlighting this week?From Kettering High alumni to Executive Director of K12 Mathematics for DPSCD, Tony Hawk’s journey is an inspiring testament to the power of education. Returning as a leader, he's driving forward the path to success, boosting MSTEP scores and shaping the future of math education in our community; elevating the next generation. 📚 His passion for mathematics education has led to remarkable achievements 📚 ✨#StudentsRise #DPSCD #MathematicsLeadership #KetteringAlumni #StillRising #Detroit #Education #FYP

Free Parent Academy Session Stackable Credentials & Short-Term training: Presented by Wayne RESA’s Career Counselors, join this week’s parent academy session Wednesday January 17, 2024, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., to learn more about how to assist your student on their career development journey. Click this link to join the zoom meeting. To access the full list of free Parent Academy sessions happening this week click here.

Detroit at Work Job Fair: Looking for your next career opportunity? Look no further, the Office of Human Resources is looking for highly qualified and motivated individuals to help our students rise. Join the team Wednesday January 24, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northwest Activities Center located at 18100 Meyers Rd. Detroit MI 48235. Be part of helping our students be legendary! For more information on current job posting click here.

Every School Day Matters: The Office of Exceptional Student Education is hosting a Townhall to inform ESE families about the upcoming National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) testing often called The Nation’s Report Card. Join this virtual informational conversation as it impacts your children. Thursday January 18, 2024, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Click here to join the meeting or dial in to the meeting using 313-462-2305 Conference ID 687054095#. For more information, please call 313-873-7740.


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