by Robyn Howton, Rodel Teacher Council Over the 26 years I have been an educator, I have attended a wide range of professional development workshops, conferences, and seminars. In 2015, I was invited to attend the national Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) convening. Once I attended, I knew we needed to replicate […]
While we usually reserve these posts for educational issues, today I wanted to give a shout out to Delaware’s Joe Biden and the full slate of leaders in Delaware that spoke at his welcome home celebration. On this rainy Friday, I needed to go down to the convention center by the Wilmington train station at […]
Every new year brings with it a sense of transition and opportunity—a chance for a fresh start or reinvention. But even by typical standards, 2017 could be very interesting for the world of public education. Major change is in the air—from the change in the White House, to new local leaders, to policy issues that […]
The only constant in the world of public education policy is change. Since 1990, Delaware has undergone a raft of efforts aimed at improving our schools. From programs to coalitions to reports to assessments, we look back at some of the major educational milestones from the past 20 years.
News broke this week that the Delaware Department of Education is sharing its next draft of the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan for public feedback. “Educators, parents, and other community members across the state devoted significant time and thought over the past few months to help us shape our plan. We appreciate their time […]