Shared Support (Central Office)

Make a difference for our schools

Our students' education goes far beyond what they learn in the classroom - and at DPS, every member of the team has the opportunity to have a meaningful impact. From food services to accounting to counseling, from translators to bus drivers and more, there are countless ways to utilize your unique skills and grow your career - all while making a real difference for our kids, our schools and our community.

Department of Technology

The mission of the DPS Department of Technology Services (DoTS) is to be a proactive partner enabling the success of every child. We support the students, families, and staff of Denver Public Schools by providing the infrastructure, tools, data, and support to enable effective educators and efficient operations.

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Human Resources

Our Human Resources Team is an integral part of DPS. Although we aren’t always in the schools, we’re in it for the kids. We work closely with our school leaders to ensure we’re putting great teachers in every classroom, and take great care to ensure DPS hires and retains the highest quality candidates for all roles throughout the district.

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Finance

The mission of Financial Services is to provide industry leading financial services to the District by optimizing valuable financial resources and providing strategic partnership that promotes flexibility while applying best practices.

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English Language Acquisition

Our English Language Acquisition (ELA) programs support nearly 25,000 culturally and linguistically diverse students so that they can participate equally and meaningfully in the classroom. The ELA department and school staff are available to help parents understand these services, and recommend a program best suited to the unique needs of their child.

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Accountability, Research & Evaluation

From former classroom teachers to research analysts, we are a diverse team working to support positive academic outcomes and equity for all students. Some team members serve as a district resource for developing and administering district and state assessments in a multitude of content areas in both English and Spanish. Others analyze and report data, including data to help identify opportunity gaps among historically underserved students. Others focus on research and evaluation designed to impact district strategy, often with an explicit focus on issues of disproportionality.

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Culture, Equity & Leadership Team

The Culture, Equity & Leadership Team (CELT) strives to make DPS the best place for everyone to learn, grow and have a positive impact. Our diversity is a community treasure, and we believe there is a social and moral obligation to ensure that Every Child Succeeds. In order to collectively reach this vision, we must create a culture of equity, develop great teachers, leaders and team members, and build trust within the communities we serve.

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Family & Community Engagement

The Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) offers programs and services for students to improve their academic achievement. We offer classes and trainings for parents and families to help them become academic partners for their children and to become more self-sufficient. We offer opportunities for the community to share their voice and partner to create stronger schools.

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Communications

Communications oversees districtwide internal and external communications, including district and school crisis communications; media relations; interpretation and translation services; daily newsletters for staff and weekly newsletters for community; and daily updating of dpsk12.org, social media and The Commons employee intranet.

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Student Equity & Opportunity

Welcome to Student Equity and Opportunity – where our mission is to work with you to remove barriers that impact student growth and achievement. Our services include Social-Emotional Supports, School Nursing, Special Education, Psychological and Social Work Services, Gifted and Talented, 504 Accommodations, Federal Title Programming, Medicaid enrollment, School Health Programs and much more.

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Join a talented team committed to a common vision

At DPS, we are a team – and we work together every day, using our Shared Core Values as a foundation and our vision that Every Child Succeeds as our guide. Working alongside colleagues and friends, we commit to one another and ensure that every member of the team has ongoing support, continual opportunities for growth and room to customize their careers.

Celebrate the diversity of our community

We are guided by the diverse voices of the Denver community as we embrace the heritage and cultures that inspire and unite us. Equity is at our core of our mission, and as members of Team DPS, we commit to building a culture that honors the unique identity and potential of every student and every team member.

Be part of a school system that is leading the way across the nation

Together we are redefining what is possible in urban public education, and every day we put our innovative ideas into practice to help our students succeed. We need talented team members across DPS to build on this momentum and make a real impact today.

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