What Are Shining Stars?

Shining Stars are DCSD staff member/s and schools nominated for outstanding service by the parents and/or caregivers of students receiving special education services.

How Are Shining Stars Recognized?

 ($100 in value sponsored by Developmental Pathways).

There is no limit to the number of staff members that you can nominate.  Certificates and baskets will be delivered to staff members with your special words.  

Donations Accepted:

If you are interested in supporting our Shining Star gift baskets, you can donate directly to our fundraising account through CheddarUp link here.

DCSEAC is a non-profit with 501c status. All donations are tax deductible. 

2022/23 Shining Star 

There were 374 individual nominations

 and 52 school site nominations!! 

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