D.C. Public Schools

About D.C. Public Schools

We are looking for highly motivated and skilled talent to join our team at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). We seek individuals who are passionate about transforming the DC school system and making a significant difference in the lives of public school students, parents, principals, teachers, and central office employees.

DCPS serves 52,000 students in the nation’s capital through the efforts of approximately 4,000 educators in 117 schools. As part of a comprehensive reform effort to become the preeminent urban school system in America, DCPS intends to have the highest-performing, best paid, most satisfied, and most honored educator force in the nation.


Summer Intern

June 2018 - August 2018 Washington, DC
“I was part of an intern program, so there were about 30 other interns there. There were always professional development programs for the interns, and there was an oppurtunity to learn about what other people were doing.”

UELIP Intern

May 2017 - August 2017 Washington, DC
“I got to learn a ton of information about how urban public school districts work behind the scenes. I also got a good work life balance so was able to enjoy the city.”
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Questions & Answers

Is anybody willing to discuss their experience as a special education teacher for District of Columbia Public Schools?

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How do I prepare for an interview for an Educator position at District of Columbia Public Schools?

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What's a day in the life of an Educator at District of Columbia Public Schools like?

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