Dehesa School is blazing the trail and fast becoming a leader in educational innovation. They are at the forefront of computer science education and boosts partnerships with many nationally recognized organizations; most recently including, the League of Innovative Schools. The League is a national coalition of school districts partnering together to improve student achievement through innovation. Organized by Digital Promise; an independent, bipartisan, nonprofit organization, authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education. The League brings together leading educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers in the field of education. Together they assess the potential for impact that technology and other innovations will have on education. Their mission is to accelerate innovation in education to improve opportunities for students to learn.
Like any school in the League of Innovative Schools, Dehesa was selected from a pool of applicants and chosen because of their vision, potential for impact, and commitment to networking and sharing knowledge in the area of education science. Districts chosen to be in the League of Innovative Schools, like Dehesa School District, have teachers and staff that provide their students with hands-on, collaborative experiences designed to prepare students to excel in a global economy. As a member of the League of Innovative Schools, Dehesa is in contact with the most innovative and successful schools districts in the United States.
The League of Innovative Schools encompasses 93 districts in 33 states.The diversity that these schools represent in the United States creates the perfect environment for the implementation of new approaches to teaching and learning. The techniques being pioneered by these districts set students up for learning in the classroom and in life. As a collective voice, League districts champion for positive change in public education.
For more information on Digital Promise and League of Innovative Schools, visit http://digitalpromise.org/initiative/league-of-innovative-schools/.
About Dehesa School District
As one of San Diego County’s oldest schools, Dehesa School District has been providing excellence in education since 1876. Dehesa School District consists of one campus serving transitional kindergarten through eighth grade and is located in the rural El Cajon area of San Diego County, California.
Visit https://dehesasd.sdcoe.net/ to learn more about this unique school and all the amazing programs and adventures offered at Dehesa School.