DPS Foundation Blog

Second Annual School Partners Award Winners Announced

Honoring three outstanding businesses for their work in supporting Denver Public Schools! The School Partners Program, a collaboration between DPS Foundation, Mile High United Way, and Denver Public Schools creates meaningful partnerships between Denver’s community and Denver Public Schools. Through this unique program, local businesses and community organizations (big and small) team up with specific […]

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Denver entrepreneur Marco Campos recognized for his outreach to Denver Public Schools students

9NEWS and the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation recognized Denver entrepreneur Marco Campos for his outreach to Denver Public Schools students with their annual 9NEWS Leader of the Year Award on March 20. Campos is the Managing Principal at Campos EPC, a Denver-based pipeline engineering, procurement and construction firm. He has greatly contributed to STEM […]

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Meet our Achieve Gala Keynote Speaker

Raymond Pryor has always embraced his family’s mission of a life of service. During his time at East High School, Denver Public Schools’ largest and highest-performing comprehensive high school, Raymond has been at the forefront of closing the opportunity gap. As a male of color, Raymond was appalled by the small number of students in […]

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When our school changed, my life changed…

At the beginning of her middle school experience, Janette was one of the most struggling students at Hamilton Middle School, both academically and behaviorally. She is the first to say, that before the “Hamilton Renaissance”(the term used to describe the improvement seen at the school under the leadership of Principal Nick Dawkins, and Assistant Principals […]

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I Give for Team DPS because this district is a gift to me; this work is a gift to me. It’s a privilege and an honor to be a part of such dynamic and transformative work!

Written by Leslie Juniel, Culture, Equity and Leadership Team (CELT) “I’ve spent most of my life in DPS, and am proud to represent five living generations of DPS graduates and attendees. I can personally attest to the impactful work taking place here. We may not be where we need to be, but I am confident […]

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