Workplace Culture

DCSD is dedicated to creating a positive work environment for our employees. A great workplace requires a willingness from all employees at all levels of the organization to make positive contributions. We hope all our employees will take advantage of the resources provided here to understand how we can work together and make DCSD a great place to work.

“Respect at Work” Online Training
DCSD believes all employees have a responsibility to become familiar and know how to respond to situations of harassment, discrimination and bullying in the workplace. This online training includes information and videos to familiarize our employees with the different types of harassment and how to address these concerns should they arise. To take this training, visit the Respect at Work page.

DCSD Employee Guide
Employee GuideOur new guide will take effect July 1, 2016 and will replace our Compensation and Benefit Program for both licensed and classified staff. Click here for more information on how this new resource will serve to build understanding and consistency around how we do things here in DCSD.



Emergenetics
Emergenetics

The Emergenetics Profile was developed to distinctively measure how people think and behave. With this insight, you can develop personal strategies to get results.

Developed through years of psychometric research, the Emergenetics Profile accurately measures three behavioral attributes (Expressiveness, Assertiveness, Flexibility) and four thinking attributes (Analytical, Structural, Social, Conceptual). The attributes are represented in a clear, color-coded report, making it memorable and applicable immediately.

Professional Development
While your technical skills may get your foot in the door, your people skills are what open most of the doors to come. Your work ethic, attitude, communication skills and a whole host of other personal attributes are the soft skills that are crucial for career success. Don’t wait, visit our Professional Development website and check out what are opportunities are available to support you on your pathway to success!

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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], 720-433-1083.

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.