Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors in Music Education Masters in Curriculum and Instruction
Mr. Darren Dukart
Mr. Dukart is originally from St. Paul Minnesota and is an fan of all teams Minnesota! Mr. Dukart went to Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville where he obtained his Bachelors Degree in Music Education, with an certification to tech K-12 instrumental, vocal, and orchestral music.
After teaching for 2 years in St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Dukart headed west to the great state of Colorado! Mr. Dukart was the director of bands at Woodland Park High School where he ran an award winning jazz band, 3 concert bands, marching band, pep band, winter color guard and winter drumline.
from 2015 - 2018 Mr. Dukart was a general music teacher in the Harrison school district where he taught beginning band, helped with the Harrison High School Marching Band and also directed many school musicals.
Mr. Dukart plays the trumpet, but has a passion for all instruments!
Mr. Dukart is married and has one son who UNFORTUNATELY goes to North Middle School (we are working on transferring him). Mr. Dukart also loves to stay active by running various distance races from 5K's, to full marathons and all distances of triathlons. Mr. Dukart has finished 4 full Ironman triathlons (140.6 mile races) and is currently training for Ironmans 5 and 6.
My Schedule is as Follows:
Period Time Class
0 7:30 - 8:21 Jazz Band
1 8:43 - 9:40 Advanced Band (8th Grade)
2 9:44 - 10:35 Symphonic Band (7th Grade)
3 10:39 - 11:30 Concert Band (6th Grade)
4 11:34 - 12:25 PLAN
5 12:29 - 1:20 PLAN
LUNCH - 1:20 - 1:50
6 1:54 - 2:45 Concert Band (6th Grade)
7 2:49 - 3:40 PLAN / PLC Meetings
3:40 - 4:00 Office Visits