Over the summer, DSST kicked off planning for what we want DSST to look and feel like in five years. Since then, DSST has hosted focus groups, conducted interviews, sent out surveys, researched, and engaged nearly 1,600 DSST community members -- students, alumni, families and staff members -- in...
Over the past couple weeks, each of our schools has held a Back to School Night, which is an opportunity for parents/guardians to meet their student(s)' teachers, get connected to their schools' communications, meet partners and just have some fun.
As we start the 2022-23 school year, we are thrilled to share some highlights about the hard work done across our network over the past year and outline our plans to address areas of needed growth.
A guest post by DSST: Conservatory Green student body president, Aiden on the history and importance of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Changing the landscape: How DSST's social work team is confronting systemic barriers impacting mental health support in the Latinx/Hispanic community
September is Hispanic Heritage month and as we honor the culture, we also want to raise awareness of some of the mental health struggles the Latinx/Hispanic community faces. Mental health and mental illness are often stigmatized topics that result in prolonged suffering in silence, which can end in...
One of DSST’s driving factors is making sure all students have an equal opportunity for their post-secondary education. We offer many resources designed to help students get to and thrive in a higher-education setting, including a partnership with AdvanceEDU.
DSST supporter, founding board member, Jacquelyn Sullivan talks about why she believes in DSST and its mission
A Q&A with Dr. Jacquelyn Sullivan: DSST supporter and founding board member, Founder of the TeachEngineering digital library, and Co-Founder of the Engineering Plus degree program and the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program and Laboratory at CU Boulder.
We recently spoke with a DSST founding board member who said she hoped DSST graduates would eventually come back and teach at our schools and become educational leaders. Cami Coultas-McKenney is doing just that.
As we kick off the 2022-23 school year, DSST is excited to introduce some new school leadership team members.
Founding school director, Kryszelda Mendoza, shares excitement about opening of Aurora Science & Tech High School
DSST Public Schools was thrilled to welcome the founding class of freshmen to Aurora Science and Tech High School.We spoke with the founding School Director, Kryszelda Mendoza who shared some of her thoughts about what this school means to the students and her perspective on the new school.