Denver Public Schools
2.8 of 5 52 reviews
www.dpsk12.org Denver, CO 150 to 499 Employees

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Lack of adequate, courageous leadership

Substitute Teacher (Current Employee)
Denver, CO

ProsYou could make a difference if you had administrative support.

ConsThere is a general lack of solid administrative leadership and consequences for students. Many of the schools have been trashed by the students.

Advice to Senior ManagementRaise the expectations of students and back your teachers. Enforce truancy policies.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Teaching Fellow (Former Employee)
    Denver, CO

    I worked at Denver Public Schools full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Professional Development Opportunities, team building, working with youth Cons: Low pay, long hours, disorganized, last minute changes stirring up the organization, and poor discipline structure were the most frustrating. Additionally, many turn around schools… Advice to Senior Management: Solidify current policies rather than continually changing them, creating confusion and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    It was incredible to meet the kids and families and help them help themselves.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Denver Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Didicated brilliant people work for DPS. Cons: Bureaucratic. Too much busywork for administrators. Too much turnover in… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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