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Davenport Schools Selected For New Teacher And Paraeducator Apprenticeship Program

June 21st, 2022
Davenport Schools Selected For New Teacher And Paraeducator Apprenticeship Program

The Teacher and The Davenport Community School District was awarded a $3,700,848 competitive grant Thursday, June 9 as part of Gov. Reynolds’ new Teacher and Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship Pilot Program to grow Iowa’s educator talent pipeline and support expansion of registered apprenticeships in schools across the state. This innovative program will provide opportunities for current high school students to earn a paraeducator certificate and associate degree, and adult paraeducators with an associate degree to earn their bachelor’s degree all while working in the classroom as a paraeducator,... Read More

Davenport Schools and Iowa State University Extension Partner to Host Family Cafes

February 22nd, 2022
Davenport Schools and Iowa State University Extension Partner to Host Family Cafes

The Davenport Community School District and the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are sponsoring Family Cafes to help families navigate the challenges of raising kids. This is part of a series of conversations about mental health, along with other topics, with families who have similar experiences and a trained professional to facilitate these important conversations. The next family cafe is happening Wednesday, March 9, 2022, from 4:30-5:30 pm at the Davenport Schools Achievement Service at 1702 North Main Street in Davenport in the 2nd Floor Board Room. The session is titled “Improving... Read More

Davenport Schools’ Christa Andersen Wins Iowa Manager of the Year Award

June 1st, 2021
Davenport Schools’ Christa Andersen Wins Iowa Manager of the Year Award

Christa Andersen, Food and Nutrition Services Manager for the Davenport Community School District, has received the Iowa Manager of the Year Award from the Iowa School Nutrition Association. The honor was announced at a Davenport Community School District board meeting on May 24. According to Coni Dobbels, Supervisor of Food and Nutrition Services at Davenport Community School District, Andersen was selected from managers throughout the state of Iowa to receive this award. “Christa was selected based on her ability to provide staff development and leadership within our district, school and community... Read More

Davenport Schools Launching New Website For Parents And Students

May 22nd, 2021
Davenport Schools Launching New Website For Parents And Students

To better serve the needs of students, staff and the community, the Davenport Community School District (DCSD) has launched a new website at davenportschools.org. The site features more videos, social integration, and other engaging features to inform and inspire visitors. “It was time to replace the previous website with a cutting-edge online experience,” said TJ Schneckloth, DCSD Superintendent. “The new website needed to speak to multiple audiences – students, parents, school staff, the community and government. Keeping the world informed about all of our news and developments is always... Read More

Engineering Instructors Create Face Shields for Davenport Schools

February 24th, 2021
Engineering Instructors Create Face Shields for Davenport Schools

During the COVID-19 pandemic, creative, intelligent people are being asked to find new ways to meet unexpected challenges. That was the case when West High School teachers Greg Smith and Jason Franzenburg received a request from TJ Schneckloth, Superintendent of Davenport Community School District, back in June 2020. At that time, Schneckloth needed a reliable source of face shields for District employees. Smith and Franzenburg, industrial technology instructors, teach Project Lead the Way Engineering and Career and Technical Education. “TJ was looking for an efficient, creative way to take care... Read More