Operations Division

  • Ashley student with tablet

    Our Operations Division is led by Deputy Superintendent of Operations Jim Carpenter. Jim has previously served as our Chief Financial Officer for DPS, and was our Executive Director of Choice and Planning in 2018 and 2019. Prior to joining the district, Jim was the Deputy Head of School and Chief Financial Officer for the American School of Doha in Doha, Qatar, and served as a Resident Budget Advisor for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Technical Assistance. He is a Colorado native and comes from a proud family tradition of serving in public education, with his wife, mother, sister, grandfather and grandmother all having worked in public education in a variety of roles.

    Departments within Operations include:

    • Department of Technology Services (DoTs)
    • Enrollment and Campus Planning
    • Enterprise Management
    • Facility Management
    • Financial Services
    • Planning, Design and Construction
    • Safety
    • Transportation Services

Contact Us

  • Operations Division
    1860 Lincoln St. 
    Denver, CO 80203

    Jim Carpenter

    Jim Carpenter
    Deputy Superintendent of Operations

    Dustin Kress
    Site Manager