DMPS Hires Equity and Inclusion Program Manager

DES MOINES, IA (November 7, 2019) – The district welcomes Jake Cummings as the new Equity and Inclusion Program Manager. This is an evolving position which formerly focused solely on equity. Cummings graduated from the University of Northern …

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DMPS Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Des Moines Public Schools is pleased to welcome Shashank Aurora as the new DMPS Chief Financial Officer. He takes over following the passing of Thomas Harper earlier this year. While Aurora is new to the public sector, his …

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DMPS, Register Host Youth Forum for Presidential Candidates

Iowa’s largest news organization and Iowa’s largest and most diverse school district are partnering to co-sponsor a presidential candidate forum on issues important to students and young voters. STUDENTS: HOW TO ATTEND High school and college students from …

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DMPS Names New Director of Virtual Campus

Des Moines Public Schools offers an online high school campus to help meet the unique educational needs of each and every learner. The district has named Jon Mendoza director of the DMPS Virtual Campus. Jon Mendoza began his …

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