DPS Strategic Planning-Community Survey

Greetings Dearborn Community,

Dearborn Public Schools Strategic Planning – Community Survey

Welcome to the Dearborn Public Schools Strategic Planning Survey

The Dearborn Public Schools Steering Committee is updating its Strategic Plan to ensure that it continues to meet the needs of our schools and the values of the community.

Please share your thoughts on the mission and beliefs of our school district. The results of this survey will be carefully considered and used to facilitate collaborative discussion to guide the direction of Dearborn Public Schools in the next three to five years. Your contribution to this process is greatly appreciated.

The survey will close by the end of the day on Friday, May 10, 2019.

English: httpss://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MJGN7MQ

Chatting with the Superintendent-Follow-up

Thank you to everyone that participated in yesterdays Chatting with the Superintendent.  Please find below some additional information regarding the Academies model that was discussed.  If you have any other questions, please let me know.

Academies of Dearborn at Fordson 2018

Academy Presentation

Also, here is the link to High school choices from our district web page.

Annual Blood Drive

Hello Parents!
Just a reminder that our annual Red Cross Blood Drive is coming up on Wednesday April 24th from 2:30-8:30 PM in our cafeteria!
Find the FB event page here:
No Facebook? No problem! Make your appointment here:
If you’d like to help out that day here’s a Signup genius link as well:
Free Game of Thrones poster with your donation and of course SNACKS!

Dearborn starting early college for education majors

Press Release #40/2018-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2019

Contact:  Majed Fadlallah, Principal, Henry Ford Early College

(313) 827-1584 fadalalm@dearbornschools.org

David Mustonen, Communications Director

(313) 827-3006   MustonD@dearbornschools.org

 

 

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Dearborn starting early college for education majors

 

Next fall, Dearborn Public Schools will start its fourth combined high school and associate degree program, this one focused on educating future educators.

Henry Ford Early College – School of Education will allow students to get degrees in child development or pre-education for elementary, secondary or special education.  Students can also leave with a paraprofessional certificate, giving them the option to work as a classroom aide while they pursue their bachelor’s degree at a four-year university.

The new School of Education joins three other Dearborn Public School programs that allow students in five years to both complete high school and earn an associate degree or professional certification, all at no cost to the family. All of the programs are possible through a partnership between the school district and Henry Ford College.  The three Henry Ford Early College programs are housed on the college campus, including existing programs focused on healthcare and manufacturing-related careers.  Another program, the Henry Ford Collegiate Academy, is a mix of traditional high school classes at Dearborn High, Edsel Ford or Fordson and courses at Henry Ford College.

Since the first early college started in 2007, Dearborn Public Schools has had more than 230 students graduate from the five-year programs.

Students in the School of Education will be able to get hands-on experience in classrooms across Dearborn Schools.  Eighth graders were allowed to apply to the college earlier this school year, although the program only recently received official state approval.  The School of Education is open to students from across Wayne County.  It will accept about 50 students each year.

“It’s going to be great,” said Early College Principal Majed Fadlallah.  Graduates from the program could help fill what is expected to be a growing teacher shortage in Michigan and around the country, Fadlallah said.

Dearborn School students enrolled in the combined high school/college programs are allowed to participate in traditional high school activities like sports and clubs back at their home high schools through 12th grade.  The district provides busing from the home high schools to the Early College programs.

“Dearborn Public Schools is grateful and proud to be able to offer our students these early college programs in cooperation with Henry Ford College.  Whether we are helping launch students directly into a career or giving them a head start on a university degree, we understand these programs are a great asset to our students, our families and our community,” said Dearborn Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko.

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