Before You Start

Complete the items on the new hire checklist

As a new team member, please review and complete the items outlined in the new hire checklist.

There are several important steps outlined on this checklist, so please review it thoroughly and reach out to your HR Hiring Representative if you have any questions.


Register for summer professional learning activities

Click here to register for summer professional learning activities! 

A few things to note:

  • A required New Educator Welcome Event will take place on uly 31, 017. 
  • Orientation to Special Education - Special Education 101 (1.5 days) covers the policy and procedures for special education in DPS. 

For additional information, contact your hiring manager or supervisor.

For your department trainings, please look for communications from the following managers or supervisors:

School Psychologists and Social Workers:

Occupational and Physical Therapy:

School Nursing:

Speech Language Pathology:

Deaf and Hard of Hearing:


Child Find SSP:

School Counseling:


Moving to Denver?

  • Our Employee Assistance Program - GuidanceResources - is here to help. The GuidanceResources website has a variety of resources for planning for a move. You can also chat with a Guidance Consultant - they can assist with doing research on the Denver market, if you are looking to either buy or rent a home or apartment.
    • Phone: 1-855-327-1377
    • Online access: (If you have not logged into GuidanceResources before, click on "Register" and then choose your own username and password; Organization Web ID is DPS)
  • The City of Denver website has a variety of helpful resources as well, including neighborhood guides.
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