Values-Based Leadership Programs

  • The Culture, Equity & Leadership Team holds values-based programs that offer a space for DPS team members to learn, grow and have a positive impact.


    DPS Creating Connections

    Creating Connections is the foundation for all other values-based programs. Gain greater awareness of our shared vision and values and the importance of building relationships and connections across Team DPS during this one-day program. All are encouraged to participate. Learn More.

    DPS Belong

    DPS Belong is a network of employee-built groups focused on fostering diversity and inclusion. These groups are intentional spaces for people with similar backgrounds, beliefs and experiences to gather, celebrate and create community. Learn More.

    DPS Skills

    Build your individual knowledge, skills and abilities through a variety of individualized training workshops. All are encouraged to participate. Learn More.

    DPS Aspire

    Engage, reflect and have fun while learning about how you, as a leader, can transform DPS values into action, vision into reality, obstacles into innovation and risks into rewards during this two-day program for DPS team members. Learn More.

    Equity Boot Camp

    Equity Boot Camp provides the opportunity to build skills and deepen your ability to infuse equity, inclusion and culturally responsive practices into your work during this one-day program. Each session has a specific focus and is offered twice to allow flexibility with scheduling. Learn More.

    DPS Management

    Assess and continue to develop leadership competencies for greater influence. This program will help you hone your leadership skills to influence and engage those you lead, facilitate change and develop a performance-based, team culture. Semester-long commitment. Learn More.

    DPS Leadership

    Examine the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership and use the Leadership Practices Inventory (360 feedback tool) as a way to identify the frequency at which you demonstrate leadership behaviors. Four days overnight. Learn More. 

    DPS Teams

    Provide time, space and skills for teams to build capacity and develop high-performing cultures. Teams will be offered growth opportunities including increasing accountability, managing conflict and building a stronger team. Teams of 5-12 people; three days overnight. Learn More.


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  • Culture, Equity and Leadership Team

    1860 Lincoln St.
    Denver, CO 80203
    Phone: 720-423-2222

    Angela Faison
    (Pronouns: She/Her/Hers)

    A. Faison

    Senior Manager,
    Culture and Organizational Development