Detroit Public Schools will place a spotlight on the district’s Career and Technical Education offerings during an after-school enrollment fair at the district’s four Career and Technical Centers on Wednesday, March 25. A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical High School, 17101 Hubbell St., 4:00-6:00 p.m. On Wednesday, visitors will hear how Randolph students gain a hands-on experience in [Read more…]
Upholding a community legacy and family namesake Shirita Hightower remembers visiting the former Mackenzie High School as a child back in the 1970s. She spent long hours onsite at the school building that originally occupied the corner lot of West Chicago and Wyoming Ave. with her mother, a 41-year educator at the original Mackenzie. Hightower recalls being in awe – even as a child – of [Read more…]
Michigan Ross faculty have experience with Fortune 500 companies, local, state, federal and international government agencies Detroit Public Schools and top international management experts from one of the country’s highest ranked business schools have partnered to accelerate the district’s strategy planning and reinvent and transform the district’s business operations to support high [Read more…]
There's never been a better time for businesses, alumni, community members and everyone concerned with public education to partner with Detroit Public Schools. With a rigorous new five-year academic plan in place and new instructional strategies and a stronger curriculum in every classroom, major worldwide corporations and alumni of local schools are stepping forward to volunteer, contribute and pledge human resources, talent, technology and monetary gifts.
Detroit Public Schools welcomes our alumni to stay involved, remain connected and give back to their schools.
The Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Foundation, an independent non-profit educational foundation, has announced its new Alumni Giving and Development Program, giving all DPS alumni the opportunity to maintain their roots and advance the future of Detroit Public Schools students.
The Alumni Giving and Development Program's vision is to build relationships and giving across the DPS Alumni community by engaging alumni to give back to and support their alma maters and current DPS students, while reconnecting with fellow alumni.
This vision meets the Detroit Public Schools Foundation's overall mission to raise, manage and steward funds and other resources to support value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools, DPS-authorized charter schools, DPS schools placed in the Education Achievement Authority and their respective students.
Please visit dpsalumni.org.