Shining Star baskets delivered in April!! See the winners and video link below.

 Certificates with the kind nominations will be delivered to all Shining Stars in May!

About Us

Douglas County School District Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) is comprised of parents of students with disabilities, and district staff who share a common interest in quality education for students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).


The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) gathers and communicates information to influence and support programming for students in special education in Douglas County School District.


The Douglas County Special Education Advisory Committee (DCSEAC) works collaboratively with the Department of Personalized Learning, families and other stakeholders to influence and support programming that meets the unique needs of all learners.


There were 374 individual nominations

 and 52 school site nominations!!  

Click here to see a video of Shining Star basket deliveries

Because of generous donations, 22 baskets were delivered to these 2022/23 Shining Stars:

Katie Mitchell, Cresthill Middle School

Dustin Pfeiffer, Chaparral High School

Katie Kitselman, Ponderosa High School

Sunny Herron, Franktown Elementary

Suzette Remy, Sagewood Middle School

 Scott Karcz, Rock Canyon High School

Jennifer Morris, Mammoth Heights Elementary

Valerie Armstrong, Redstone Elementary

Jenny Perricon, Skyview Academy

Kylee Duren , Stone Mountain Elementary

David Yetter, Skyview Academy

 Diane Green, Highlands Ranch Transportation

Kerry Pirk, Trailblazer Elementary

Anne Dawson, Trailblazer Elementary

 Kim English, Northeast Elementary

Tess Simpson, Renaissance Secondary

Rebecca Jones, Cherokee Trail Elementary

 Breanna Arnold, Castle Rock Elementary

 Cassandra Bartlett, Flagstone Elementary

Noelle Dennis, Pine Grove Elementary

Diana Ely, Saddle Ranch Elementary

Sarah Zabor, Rock Canyon High School

Submit your ideas/suggestions to DCSEAC and Special education leadership!

Submit art by your special kid!

   Artwork will be showcased on DCSEAC Facebook, social media, and our website 

Did you know: Special Education Edition

If you are new to special education or have years of experience, there is always more to learn.  We have created a series of reels on our facebook page to educate parents about a variety of topics. 

Currently,  we are highlighting the school district special education coordinators.  Not sure who is your school's coordinator, click here to see the effective flow of communication.

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