Policy and Practice


Delaware’s Future Ed Leader Summer Program

July 16th, 2014

Author: Neil Kirschling

Have you ever experienced déjà vu? Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Paul for a discussion with this summer’s Delaware Department of Education’s Future Ed Leaders, a group of promising leaders who are passionate about education and want to gain hands-on exposure to policy work here in the state. It was a very familiar-feeling scene...

Legislative Wrap-Up: Positive Steps Forward

July 10th, 2014

Author: Melissa Hopkins

The second half of the 147th General Assembly concluded last week. Throughout the session, a number of education initiatives were led by the Markell Administration and the Delaware Department of Education, which will have a positive impact on educators, students, and the system as a whole. Delaware began progress toward better supporting our...

“Leading and Learning Together” at the Policy and Practice Institute

July 3rd, 2014

Author: Liz Hoyt

Last week over 200 of Delaware’s school and district leaders, representing all 19 school districts, attended the twelfth annual Policy and Practice Institute (PPI), hosted by the Delaware Academy for School Leadership (DASL) and Delaware Association of School Administrators (DASA). The conference featured three major key note speakers: Pete...

What Will Delaware’s Children Need to Know in 2025?

June 24th, 2014

Author: Brittany Mason

Today's The News Journal includes an op-ed written by Ernie Dianastasis, Chair of the Vision Coalition of Delaware's Leadership Team. Our President and CEO also serves on the Coalition's Leadership Team, alongside eight other public and private leaders in our state. We join Ernie and the respective organizations of the Leadership Team members to...