DCSD names new superintendent
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The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education selected Corey Wise for superintendent of schools to lead the District’s 63,000 students and 8,300 employees. Wise was selected from a group of more than 100 potential candidates.
Wise is currently serving as the DCSD interim superintendent. He is a career educator who began his journey in DCSD and is in his 25th year of education. Wise started as a student teacher, then became a social studies teacher at Ponderosa High School. He taught at Chaparral High School beginning in the school’s first year, and later served as Chaparral’s assistant principal. In 2007, Wise was hired as the founding principal of Legend High School, where he served for seven years before moving into DCSD central administration. There, he served as a director of high schools and then the executive director of schools for the east Highlands Ranch region and alternative education.
“Being named superintendent is truly an honor and I will focus on making a difference for our students, staff and community,” stated Wise.