Learn more and download the application for 2023-24 Before and After School childcare at the ECEC!
Kindergarten registration will open on January 2, 2023 for Dedham residents who turn 5 on or before September 1, 2023. Click here for a list of documents you will need to register, as well as registration links.
2023-24 ECEC Preschool Lottery will be on December 2nd. Learn more about the program and the lottery process here.
Congratulations to Lily Hyde and Sydney Parke who will represent DHS at the Massachusetts All-State Festival in March!
January Blog Post by The Education Cooperative highlights the innovative solutions of two Dedham educators - Dedham High School ELA teacher, Tricia Rocha and Greenlodge Elementary School Fifth Grade Teacher, Ken Toomey. Read the post to learn more about how they are innovating in their classrooms!
Data Privacy Week kicks off January 23, 2023. Technology and learning are critical parts of every day in our Dedham classrooms. But using the expansive opportunities presented by online learning tools and resources means that safeguarding student data and privacy is a growing focus. Learn more about student data and how Dedham Public Schools keeps student data safe.
The DEIJ Office in partnership with Diversity Talks administered the PERM assessment to educators at the start and end of the 2021-2022 academic year. The PERM is a framework of cultural competence based on four dimensions; Power, Empathy, Relationships, and Mindset. The PERM was designed to provide a roadmap of culturally responsive practices for educators and other adults working in youth-serving organizations. Highlights from the data: *Statistically significant increase in cultural competence * Reduction in cultural blindness reported *Reported behavior shifts as a result of attending the workshop.
The Dedham School Committee voted on Wednesday evening to name Nan Murphy as Dedham’s next Superintendent of Schools. Ms. Murphy comes to Dedham from Marblehead Public Schools, where she is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning. Ms. Murphy was selected in a unanimous vote by school committee members, who emphasized her commitment to collaborative leadership, student-centric approach, and experience building culturally inclusive school communities as critical skills that would greatly benefit Dedham students and faculty.
The District is working to ensure coordinated, accessible information on topics most relevant to our families and students. Families are encouraged to complete this 3-minute survey by January 27, 2023.
The faces of kindergarteners and their teacher experiencing the magic and wonder of science!
The mission of the Dedham Public Schools, in partnership with the community, is to promote excellence in learning, self-discipline, and motivation.
The Dedham School System does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or handicap in its educational activities or employment practices.
Each graduate of the Dedham Public Schools (DPS) will confidently pursue personal excellence through continued independent inquiry and learning and exhibit socially responsible decision-making within a dynamic and diverse global community.