Denver Public Schools celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week every year during the first full week of May.

Our teachers are at the forefront of our kids’ education and are the greatest resources in helping us reach our vision, Every Child Succeeds – so please join DPS in honoring our educators for the amazing work they do every day!

DPS Teachers Defining Resilience

Our teachers show resilience every day in their classrooms, and have continued to more than every this past year. Whether it’s keeping community together when community can’t meet in person, or “being the hope” that’s been hard to find, our teachers continue to find new ways to rise above the challenges and connect with their

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Keith, 7th grade

“A teacher is someone who is kind and helps students with there work.” Name: Keith, 7th grade; Teacher: Shannon Beeter; School: Lake Middle School

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Maryeli Ochoa, 8th grade

“I love my teacher because she helps me with anything I need help with with, I know she is someone I can trust and talk to her stuff about, and she is beautiful.” Name: Maryeli Ochoa, 8th grade; Teacher: Bernadette Martinez; School: Dr. MLK Jr. Early College

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