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Got Skills – Teach your passion and find out how at the CTE Hiring Fair!

You love what you do. Sharing that love can translate into a lifelong career for a DPSCD student. Teach your passion as a highly-qualified, experienced, industry-trained professional and help us put our students on the pathway to success. The Career and Technical Education Hiring Fair will be held at the Randolph Career and Technical Center on Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Current instructional openings include, welding, robotics, CNC machining, culinary arts, IT, construction trades, agri-science, health sciences, business management, finance, automotive services, aviation, broadcasting, and radio/TV. All CTE instructional positions require valid/appropriate state of Michigan CTE credentials or qualifying work experience.

DPSCD to host eighth-grade student focused high school expo

Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) will host the Level Up High School Expo at Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will showcase several high school options for Detroit’s middle school students transitioning to high school freshmen in the 2018-2019 school year. The expo also offers an opportunity for current high school students considering transfer options to explore DPSCD schools. Parents and students will learn about career pathways, college support, skilled trades curriculum offered at DPSCD’s career and technical centers, special education and adult education programs – the Level Up Expo will provide a one-stop-shop for on-site enrollment, immunizations, high school success workshops, student entertainment, free lunch

Three DPSCD Schools are closed due to power outages

Today, Wednesday April 18, there are three schools that are closed due to no power: Brenda Scott Burns Mann

DPSCD rolls out the green carpet leading up to 2018 Earth Day Festival

It’s that time of year where we all are eager for the warmer weather and the flowers to bloom, it’s also an exciting time for our community to celebrate our wonderful planet. Earth Week: April 16 – April 20 DPSCD is excited to announce and celebrate Earth Week which occurs from Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 20. Coordinated by DPSCD’s Office of School Nutrition, students and teachers will gather daily to celebrate our wonderful planet by participating in theme-based learning activities focusing on health and wellness and establishing sustainable environments. These themes include getting active, recycling, healthy eating, and water and energy conservation. See schedule below. Earth Day Festival: April 21 After a week of focusing on making our

A List of DPSCD Schools Closed Due to No Power Tuesday, April 17

The following schools are WITHOUT power and will be closed today, Tuesday, April 17. Ann Arbor Trail Brenda Scott Burns Dossin Duke Ellington Harms Henry Ford High School Mann The Mumford Campus Munger Schultz Turning Point High

All A Board Meeting Hosted by Board Member Misha Stallworth on April 17

In an effort to better inform our community about what a school board does and the rules it must follow for public meetings, Board Member Misha Stallworth is hosting a series of All A Board meetings throughout Detroit about school board protocols and procedures. The first meeting will be on Tuesday, April 17 at Denby High School located at 12800 Kelly Road at 5:30 p.m.

Detroit NAEP Results Provide Meaningful Baseline as District Pursues Strategic Reform

Results from last year’s administration of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) – also known as “the nation’s report card” – were released today in Washington, D.C. The assessment, administered every two years to fourth and eighth grade students, provides a common measure of reading and math achievement across the country, and allows states and select urban districts to understand their progress.

DPSCD To Host Teacher Fair on April 12

DPSCD is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Fair to continue seeking qualified educators! Applications are being accepted for all positions in core subjects, art and music, and special education. Come Join Our Team and help make DPSCD the best school district in the nation!

The Parent Academy 2018 Spring Catalog Now Available!

DPSCD recently launched The Parent Academy – a program that promotes parental involvement that supports student and family success. Expected to serve over 7,000 parents and caregivers, The Parent Academy offers FREE classes, training and workshops in schools, libraries, community centers and faith-based institutions across Detroit. The mission of The Parent Academy is to provide the necessary tools and skills to build capacity and confidence in parents in order to support students academically, socially and emotionally. The Parent Academy focuses on three key pillars: Student Achievement – workshops and activities that provide strategies and tools for parents to support academic achievement at home and in school Personal and Professional Development – workshops that build confidence while addressing basic needs, employment,

Important Update Regarding Palmer Park Preparatory Academy

As committed, Detroit Public Schools Community District is providing updated information regarding third-party, independent environmental reports to parents, families and staff regarding Palmer Park Preparatory Academy facility concerns. DPSCD is committed to making appropriate facility updates to ensure all students and staff return to a healthy and conducive learning environment.