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    Manager Monthly is delivered to school support managers and above the third Wednesday of every month. It is packed with need-to-know information regarding growth and performance, hiring and supports for building strong teams. Click on the "+" sign below next to the archive to browse past editions. 

  • Manager Monthly 2018-19 Archive

    • Manager Monthly for October 2018
      • We Are DPS Campaign
      • Approve LIFT Goals by Oct. 31
      • Trauma Informed Practices Training
      • Equity-Based Programs
      • Creating Connections
      • FYI: Personal Information Verification Request
      • Manage Candidates in Infor HR
    • Special Edition Manager Monthly for Oct. 3, 2018
      • Classified Employees Recognition Week
      • Superintendent Search Community Survey
    • Manager Monthly for September 2018
      • CELT U Open House
      • DPSManagement Applications due Sept. 21
      • Revised Purchasing Thresholds
      • New Salary Structure for Non-Bargaining Unit Positions
      • School Calendar Reports on The Commons
      • Update DSE Network Structure
    • Manager Monthly for August 2018
      • Our DPS Day reminder
      • Set LIFT goals by Sept. 30
      • True Pay resources and training guides
      • Values-based programs
      • Fall DPS Management Program
      • DPS employee Wellness Champion
    • Manager Monthly for July 2018
      • 2017-18 LIFT and CCE employee appraisals due
      • New LIFT process: comment on LIFT behaviors
      • New Employee Action Center
      • Our DPS Day is Aug. 16

  • Manager Monthly 2017-18 Archive

    • Manager Monthly for June 2018
      • LIFT and CCE performance evaluation conversations
      • Employee goals and development for 2018-19
      • Summer hiring fair
      • Help Talent Acquisition fill vacancies
      • New and departing team members
    • Manager Monthly for May 2018
      • New and departing team members
      • Learning Space PD registration
      • LIFT and CCE year-end conversations workshop
      • Classified employee evaluations
      • Candidates can enter references' phone numbers
      • School calendar reports
      • Aug. 16 Our DPS Day
      • LIFT Off to Leadership cohort, courses and resources
      • New employee orientation
      • Infor HR resources
    • Manager Monthly for April 2018
      • Early release on April 27
      • Benefits Open Enrollment is April 23-May 11
      • Approve LIFT Goals by April 30
      • List of qualified candidates
      • Infor HR job posting resources
      • Teacher permission deadline
      • Required New Employee Orientation
      • Infor HR proxy access
      • Equity-based programs: ED Talk, Equity Boot Camp and DPS Skills
    • Manager Monthly for March 2018
      • New DPS internal branding resources
      • LIFT and CCE end-of-year deadlines
      • LIFT and CCE norming sessions
      • Templates to welcome new employees
      • Infor HR onboarding dashboard, hiring e-Learning course and candidate management tips
      • 2018-19 school calendars uploaded to Infinite Campus in May
      • Last call for Night of Honor nominations
      • Lynda.com PD opportunities
      • DPS Aspire spring dates
    • Manager Monthly Special Edition for Feb. 28, 2018
      • We're improving how you get paid with True Pay
    • Manager Monthly for February 2018
      • 403(b) changes
      • LIFT and CCE norming sessions
      • LIFT and CCE formal feedback meetings
      • LIFT Off to Leadership: Total Rewards and compensation resources
      • Changes for hiring internal candidates
      • Hiring tip: Respond quickly to applicants
      • Night of Honor nominations
      • Creating Connections, March 21
    • Manager Monthly Special Edition for Feb. 9, 2018
      • Support for team members affected by reductions in force
    • Manager Monthly for January 2018
      • Upcoming equity-based programs
      • DPSManagement applications
      • Goal action plans for LIFT leaders
      • Identify career stallers
      • LIFT Off to Leadership materials
      • List of top job candidates
      • Contact info available in Infor HR
    • Manager Monthly for December 2017
      • CollaboRATE reminder
      • Mid-year resources for managers of LIFT-eligible employees
      • Schedule mid-year conversations with SSPs
      • Copies of "For Your Improvement" for LIFT leaders
      • Register for Creating Connections, Jan. 24
      • Scorecard Generator
      • Infor HR: Compensation details for direct reports
      • Newsletter archive announcement
    • Manager Monthly Special Edition for Nov. 29, 2017
      • LIFT Off to Leadership
    • Manager Monthly for November 2017
      • Hiring information available in Manager Monthly
      • Mid-year conversations for LIFT/CCE-eligible employees
      • CollaboRATE window moved to January
      • Values-based leadership programs: DPSAspire, Creating Connections
      • Birthdays and work anniversaries in Infor HR
      • Referral bonuses
    • Manager Monthly for October 2017
      • Set meaningful goals
      • Personal information verification email
      • Leave of Absence in Infor HR
      • Values-based leadership programs: Creating Connections, Equity Boot Camp
      • Social media guidelines
    • Manager Monthly for September 2017
      • Final steps in LIFT, CCE 2016-17 appraisal process
      • Schedule pay-for-performance conversations
      • CollaboRATE resources for goal-setting
      • Screen candidates and track interviews in Infor HR
      • Student safety and employee resources
      • Values-based Leadership Programs booklet
    • Manager Monthly for August 2017
      • Mandated reporter training
      • Goal-setting workshop and LIFT Behavior Goal
      • Professional learning shared spaces
    • Manager Monthly for July 2017
      • Our DPS Day
      • 2016-17 LIFT, CCE Appraisals
      • LIFT Behavior Goal
      • New benefits enrollment site

  • Manager Monthly 2016-17 Archive

    • Manager Monthly for June 2017
      • LIFT/EPMP and CCE performance evaluation conversations
      • Discuss and plan employee goals for 2017-18
      • Resources for new employees
      • DPS Total Rewards Package
      • Processes in place for non-employees
      • Secretary Portal page intake form
    • Manager Monthly for May 2017
      • Claim contractors by May 19
      • Schedule year-end conversations for LIFT/EPMP and CCE employees
      • Free project management professional development
      • African-American Equity Task Force community meeting May 24
      • Virtual Our DPS Day
      • New exit interview processes
      • Infor HR support and resources
      • New purchasing guidelines
    • Manager Monthly Special Edition for April 26, 2017
      • New processes for non-employee data and access management
    • Manager Monthly for April 2017
      • Open Enrollment kickoff
      • LIFT/EPMP year-end reminder
      • Prepare for productive norming sessions
      • End-of-year conversations with SSPs
      • Central office hiring fair
      • Summer professional development for DAEOP staff
      • Mindfulness event
      • Required I-9 form
    • Manager Monthly for March 2017
      • LIFT/EPMP and CEE rating scale changes
      • Approve LIFT/EPMP goals now
      • Schedule norming sessions with HR partners
      • CCE year-end process
      • HR Google Site for Managers
      • Visit hosting Teacher Leadership & Collaboration schools
      • Year-end finance and purchasing deadlines
      • School support customer service survey
      • The Commons accessibility updates
      • Night of Honor nominations
    • Manager Monthly for February 2017
      • Open Enrollment: Key dates and information
      • Resources for immigration questions and concerns
      • LIFT/EPMP and CCE peer feedback
      • Employee Assistance Program and GuidanceResources
      • Professional development for you and your team
      • LIFT/EPMP and CEE rating scale changes
      • Off-network access for Lawson and Employee Self-Service
      • GHR/Talent Management rebrand
      • Tax season phishing and scam warning
      • Updated Capital Asset Guide
      • Night of Honor nominations
    • Manager Monthly for January 2017
      • LIFT/EPMP and CCE end-of-year deadlines
      • New eligibility for rehire resources
      • New Employee Orientation
      • Change in criminal history disclosure
      • Hew HR attestation process
      • Leverage Secretary Portal
    • Manager Monthly Special Edition for Jan. 4, 2017
      • CollaboRATE results available
    • Manager Monthly for December 2016
      • Goals check-in
      • Awkward performance conversations
      • Four Cs of onboarding
      • DAEOP staff professional development opportunities
      • Referral bonuses and recruiting information
      • The Commons accessibility update
    • Manager Monthly for November 2016
      • CollaboRATE is coming soon
      • LIFT/EPMP and CCE mid-year conversation preparation
      • Check in on LIFT/EPMP goals
      • Meet the new Family and Community Engagement chief
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • I Give for Team DPS Campaign
    • Manager Monthly for October 2016
      • Equity and Empowerment: The School as the Unit of Change
      • Critical dates for Lawson upgrade
      • Verify personal information
      • Putting team goals into action
      • DPSSkills workshops
      • Creating Connections
      • Provide feedback
      • Overtime eligibility
      • Contact information for Every Student Succeeds Act questions, concerns
    • Manager Monthly for September 2016
      • Reminders regarding discrimination and harassment policies
      • LIFT/EPMP goal-setting deadlines
      • Contact information for Every Student Succeeds Act questions, concerns
      • Mentoring program for educators of color
      • Grants administration resources on The Commons
      • DPSHonors! recognition tools
      • Values-based leadership opportunities
    • Manager Monthly for August 2016
      • LIFT/EPMP resources for goal-setting
      • CSO-AIO is now Leadership, Teaching and Learning
      • Student Services is now Student Equity and Opportunity
      • Final steps in 2015-16 LIFT/EPMP and CCE appraisal process
      • Resources for conversations on race
      • Welcoming employees to your team
      • Employee Wellness focus group
      • Growing secretaries through professional development
      • New Secretary Portal

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