Board of Education

Douglas County School District Board of Education


The Douglas County School District RE-1 Board of Education is the policy-making body of the school district. Its powers and duties are set by state law. It is the job of the Superintendent and the District's administrative team and staff to effectively execute the policies of the Board.

The Board is composed of seven (7) volunteer Directors who are elected to staggered, four-year terms at regular biennial school elections, which are held on the first Tuesday (after the first Monday) in November of each odd-numbered year.

Board Directors represent one (1) of the seven (7) director districts and are elected at-large.

A president, vice president, secretary and treasurer are selected from the Board membership by a majority of the voting members after each school board director election.
 

Contact:

Ronnae Brockman
Board of Education Assistant Secretary
Phone: 303-387-0258

Board of Education Group Photo 2024


Board Meeting Schedule

Board of Education 2023-2024 Schedule of Meetings (Approved May 9, 2023)
Variations to this schedule may occur and will be posted below.




Upcoming Board of Education Meetings and Public Notices


Meetings and Public Notices   Date                               Time    Location
 

DCSD Retirement Ceremony

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend the District's annual retirement ceremony. The purpose of this event is to celebrate and honor the remarkable careers of our employees who have retired or will retire during the 2023-2024 school year--it is  not to conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 1, 2024  5:30 p.m.  DCSD Legacy Campus
 10035 S. Peoria St.
 Lone Tree, CO 80134
 

State of DCSD Address

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend the Superintendent's State of DCSD Address. The Board will not conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 2, 2024  6:00 p.m.  DCSD Legacy Campus
 10035 S. Peoria St.
 Lone Tree, CO 80134
Board Regular Meeting
Agenda
May 7, 2024  5:00 p.m.  DCSD Admin Bldg.
 620 Wilcox Street
 Castle Rock, CO 80104
 

Board Committee Volunteer/Staff Liaison Appreciation Event

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend the Board Committee Volunteer/Staff Liaison Appreciation Event. The purpose of this event is to celebrate and express their appreciation for the amazing volunteers who donate their time and expertise to DCSD Board committees--it is  not to conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 8, 2024  5:30 p.m. Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
9535 Park Meadows Dr.
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Board Agenda Planning Meeting May 9, 2024 10:30 a.m.  Virtual
 Contact: [email protected]
 

STEM School Security Demonstration & Meeting

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend a security demonstration and meeting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch. The Board will not conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 10, 2024  7:15 a.m.  PTECH Building
 8920 Barrons Blvd.
 Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
 

BRIDGE Graduation

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend the BRIDGE Graduation. The Board will not conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 20, 2024  6:30 p.m.  DCSD Legacy Campus
 10035 S. Peoria St.
 Lone Tree, CO 80134
 

Ponderosa High School Graduation

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend the Ponderosa High School Graduation. The Board will not conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 21, 2024  10:00 a.m.  EchoPark Stadium
 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd.
 Parker, CO 80134
 

Highlands Ranch High School Graduation

Three or more members of the Douglas County School District Board of Education may attend the HIghlands Ranch High School Graduation. The Board will not conduct public business of the local district nor engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

May 22, 2024  7:00 p.m.  Red Rocks Ampitheatre
 18300 W Alameda Pkwy.
 Morrison, CO 80465
Board Regular Meeting
Agenda
May 28, 2024  5:00 p.m.  DCSD Admin Bldg.
 620 Wilcox Street
 Castle Rock, CO 80104
Board Agenda Planning Meeting May 30, 2024  10:30 a.m.  Virtual
 Contact: [email protected]


Do you need an interpreter for a meeting? If yes, please complete this form.
¿Necesita un intérprete para la reunión? En caso afirmativo, complete este formulario.
對於此會議,您是否需要翻譯人員的協助?如果需要請填寫此表。
Вам нужен переводчик для встречи? Если да, пожалуйста, заполните эту форму.




 




Closed captioning in English is available by toggling the CC button in the YouTube player.
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 303-387-0127.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records at this link ( Douglas County School District Transcripts and Records Requests ).