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June 2 Board Briefing

June 2 Board of Education meeting

The Douglas County Board of Education convened for business at 5 p.m. on June 2, 2015. The Board conducted business items and engaged public comment from a crowd of students, parents, teachers, and community members. The live stream of board meetings can be found on the official DCSD Livestream channel.

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Call to Order and Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance

For Your Information Only

Convene in Executive Session I

Re-Convene Regular Session

Adoption of Consent Agenda

Charter School Application Consideration

  • Parent and Student Choice Director Tom McMillenParent and Student Choice Director Tom McMillen provided an overview of new charter school applications. In the 2015 spring charter application cycle, DCSD received three new applications from John Adams High School, Parker Performing Arts School and Milestone Academy. John Adams is a proposed college prep 9-12 high school; Parker Performing Arts is a proposed K-8 school emphasizing the arts; and Milestone Academy is a proposed K-12 school emphasizing Core Knowledge, Classical Education and character development.

    DCSD staff has completed a review of the applications and provided recommendations for each of the applicants to the DCSD Board. View the charter school application discussion
    The Board of Education voted 6-0 to approve John Adams High School and Parker Performing Arts School.

Student Fees for FY 2015-2016, Amended

Second Reading of Policy Regarding Parent and Student Rights with Respect to State-Mandated Assessments

First Reading of Revision to Policy GCEA-GCFA Professional Staff Background Checks

A second reading regarding the policy revision will be heard at the next Board of Education meeting on June 16, 2015.


The Board of Education adjourned at 8:02 p.m.

June 3, 2015 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Board of Education

District News

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.


Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.


When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.