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District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC)
District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC)

MPS Vision - Every child college and career ready

MPS – Our Promise - Minneapolis Public Schools promises an inspirational education experience in a safe, welcoming environment for all diverse learners to acquire the tools and skills necessary to confidently engage in the global community.

DPAC Purpose/Mission - Provide ongoing parent voice, advice and insights to support the MPS Superintendent; influencing district policies, practices, procedures and programs at the district level to accomplish the goals of the Strategic Plan:  Acceleration 2020 


Guiding Principles & Values 

To realize our mission and vision, we support the following values:
Right to a quality education  
Importance of family 
Respect for employees   
Partnership for youth   
Transparency and accountability   

Upcoming DPAC Meetings:
Meeting Principle: DPAC will conduct business as an Open Meeting, NOT a Public Meeting.  As an open meeting, the public is welcome to attend and observe, but this forum will not be open for public discussion and/or comments. 
When: Meetings will be held on the 4th Monday of every month except for December, due to holidays. Meetings go from 6:00pm-8:00pm with dinner to be served at 5:30pm. 
Where: Meetings are held at the Davis Center, which is located at 1250 W. Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis
Other Notes: Childcare, transportation and interpreters are available for representatives on the DPAC. Please call Gael Ellis at 612-382-0546 to make arrangements.
Meeting Minutes