Values Based Programs

The Culture, Equity & Leadership Team holds values-based programs that offer a space for DPS team members to learn, grow and have a positive impact.

DPS Creating Connections

Creating Connections is the foundation for all other values-based programs. Gain greater awareness of our shared vision and values and the importance of building relationships and connections across Team DPS during this one-day program. All are encouraged to participate. Learn More.

Contact: DPSCreatingConnections@dpsk12.org

DPS Skills

Build your individual knowledge, skills and abilities through a variety of individualized training workshops. All are encouraged to participate. Learn More.

Contact: DPSSkills@dpsk12.org

DPS Aspire

Engage, reflect and have fun while learning about how you, as a leader, can transform DPS values into action, vision into reality, obstacles into innovation and risks into rewards during this two-day program for DPS educators. Learn More.

Contact: DPSAspire@dpsk12.org

Equity Boot Camp

Develop facilitation skills for leading conversations on race and equity within your school or department and create action plans to implement strategies discussed during this one-day program for DPS educators and community members.  Learn More.

Contact: DPSEquity@dpsk12.org

DPS Management

Assess and continue to develop leadership competencies for greater influence. This program will help you hone your leadership skills to influence and engage those you lead, facilitate change and develop a performance-based, team culture. For eligibility and additional information, contact CELT; semester-long commitment. Learn More.

Contact: DPSManagement@dpsk12.org

DPS Leadership

Examine the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership and use the Leadership Practices Inventory (360 feedback tool) as a way to identify the frequency in which you demonstrate leadership behaviors. For eligibility and additional information, contact CELT; four days overnight. Learn More.

Contact: DPSLeadership@dpsk12.org

 DPS Teams

Provide time, space and skills for teams to build capacity and develop high-performing cultures. Teams will be offered growth opportunities including increasing accountability, managing conflict and building a stronger team. Teams of 5-12 people; three days. Learn More.

Contact: DPSTeams@dpsk12.org