Student Services

The Office of Student Services provides assistance and services to campus administrators and patrons of the district in many areas.


Student Services assists parents/guardians who have special circumstances regarding guardianship, Limited Power of Attorney, placement of foster children, and student transfers between district campuses. This department also helps verify and investigate student residency issues.


Campus administrators and parents/guardians are advised and assisted with district and state policies regarding student attendance, including truancy enforcement.


Student Services assists parents/guardians and schools with the unique behavioral and academic needs of district students through Positive Behavior Interventions and Support programs.

McKinney vento homeless assistance act

This federal legislation was originally authorized in 1987 and most recently re-authorized in December 2015 by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This legislation ensures children and youth experiencing homelessness have immediate and equal access to public education.

The term “homeless” is defined as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.  This includes children and youth who are:Doubled up: sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing or economic hardship

  • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, campgrounds, or similar settings
  • Living in a shelter or transitional housing
  • Living unsheltered: living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, or substandard housing


Pamela Brown
Executive Director

Hours of Operation
M-F 8:00 am - 12:00 pm;
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Duncanville Education Plaza
710 S. Cedar Ridge Dr.
Duncanville 75137

Phone: 972-708-2066
Fax: 972-708-2020


Mr. Earl Thompson
Behavior Intervention Specialist

Kenisha Moore
Behavior Intervention Specialist

Amanda Sanmiguel
Secretary - x2066

Angelita Hernandez
Truancy Officer -x2082

Laverne Dorsey
Truancy Records Clerk - x2067