News & Information About Students, Teachers and Schools

The Communications & Public Affairs office works closely with administration and staff to inform employees and the public about what’s happening in the district.

The office handles all media requests, publishes TheWeek@DMPS and other district and school publications, maintains the district website and social media presence, and creates content for the district’s cable channel, DMPS-TV.

Members of the office include the Director of Communications & Public Affairs, a communications officer, a graphics/web designer, a staff writer/blogger, and two photography/video production specialists.

Director of Communications & Public Affairs

Phil Roeder
Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
P: 515-242-8153 | F: 515-242-7710 | E:

Communications and Public Relations Specialist

Amanda Lewis
Address: 2100 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA