District Events

Upcoming Events

Back-to-School Expo

8/26/2017 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join DPSCD on Saturday, August 26 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. for a fun-filled, free Back-to-School Expo at the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center. Learn about DPSCD schools and their exciting programs and unique opportunities. Make sure to visit our “STEAMy DPSCD” booth for school information, and to pre-enroll your child in a DPSCD school. *Free give-aways to families who pre-enroll and also to DPSCD parents who bring a non-DPSCD parent to the event to pre-enroll. Teacher Appreciation: We'd like as many teachers as possible to come out at 1 p.m. for a special program and delivery of your Teacher Totes provided by Mike Morse Law Firm.

Teacher Recruitment Fair

8/31/2017 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Detroit Public Schools Community District is currently recruiting highly-qualified, dedicated and motivated educators to fill open positions for the 2017 – 2018 school year. They will host Teacher Recruitment Fairs on August 17 and August 31 at Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine. Applications are being accepted for all teaching positions, but there is a critical need for teachers in the following areas: • Mathematics • Science/Integrated Science • English Language Arts • Special Education • Music Education • Spanish • K-5 Elementary • Social Studies • Career Technical Education DPSCD is also hiring retirees in Special Education, Science, Mathematics and Spanish. On-the-spot conditional offers may be provided to qualified candidates. Candidates who are interested in employment are encouraged to visit detroitk12.org/employment and complete an online application. This event is for new applicants only. Teachers already employed by the district do not need to attend.

DPSCD to host an evening of fun at Drew Farm with Starry Nights

Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Office of School Nutrition to Host ‘Starry Nights’ Series

WHAT:           Detroit Public Schools Community District’s (DPSCD) Office of School Nutrition (OSN) and its Detroit School Garden Collaborative (DSGC) will host three monthly ‘Starry Night’ series beginning in January.

Each event will feature a nature walk on the grounds of Drew Farm, cooking demos, and an opportunity for attendees to make their own bird feeders.  Healthy snacks will also be provided.

“This is another opportunity to open our doors to students, families and the community to experience the farm from a different perspective.  Our high tunnels produce crops almost year-round and by allowing our guests to tour them, we hope they gain insight to some of the amazing things available through urban agriculture,” stated DSCG program manager, Monica DeGarmo.

Cost is $10 per family of five or $3 per person. Registration is required.  Please call 313.651.3457 or email garden.program@detroitk12.org to reserve a spot.

WHEN:           Friday, January 27, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, February 24, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday, March 24, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE:         Drew Transition Center, 9600 Wyoming Ave., Detroit, MI  48204 (Chicago Blvd. entrance)
The Detroit School Garden Collaborative is a Farm to School initiative comprised of Drew Farm, a two-

acre farm and 82 school garden sites. Each site features six raised garden beds. Drew Farm consists of six, 96 square foot hoop houses which produces thousands of pounds of various greens, root
vegetables, non-GMO sweet corn, tomatoes, cucumbers and other produce.