Tag: professional development

Good News for Delaware’s Principals and DASL’s SAM Project

News, Policy and Practice

October 27th, 2011

If you asked most students and even teachers what their principals’ duties are, they would probably give you a laundry list of administrative tasks. In my own experience, my principal was responsible for everything from grant-writing to lunch duty. But most people would agree that a principal is first and foremost the instructional leader of a...


Guest Blog by President Harker, University of Delaware


October 11th, 2011

This is a guest blog by Patrick Harker, President of the University of Delaware. On October 18, the University of Delaware will be hosting a Vision 2015 sponsored conference on Delaware's education reform efforts, "Delaware's Race to Deliver: Getting it Done...and Done Right. This is first in a blog series about the upcoming conference. Stay tuned...


P-20 Charts Path Forward; Signs onto RTTT-ELC

Early Childhood Education

October 7th, 2011

Yesterday, the Delaware P-20 Council met for the first time since the membership was expanded and authority was clarified by legislation, focusing on the need to enact cross-agency data sharing regulations that meet our Race to the Top promises. With support from USED’s longitudinal data experts, they now will be drafting regulations for data...


Make Mine A Model School


September 13th, 2011

This guest blog post was written by Robin Doordan, a team member of Innovative Schools. Make Mine A Model School is a community-based campaign to mobilize Delaware educators, students, families, and citizens who want modern schools that inspire passionate teaching and learning. The campaign is supported by Innovative Schools, a local non-profit...