Delaware Academy for School Leadership

DASL Director, Dr. Jackie Wilson was recently published in the National Association of Secondary School Principals Principal Leadership Magazine

Alongside colleague Dr. Gary Bloom, Wilson and Bloom describe that through their work with The Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative, they found the program produced highly significant positive impacts, with Job-embedded induction support and executive coaching making up the heart of the interventions.In “Mentoring Versus Coaching: A Distinction that Matters”, Wilson and Bloom define the distinction using real world experiences across the nation.

Click here to read the Principal Leadership Magazine article.


Jackie Wilson is the executive director of the National Policy Board for Educational Administration and co-chair of the committee that developed the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders. She is also director of the Delaware Academy for School Leadership. Gary Bloom is a former superintendent and co-founder of the New Teacher Center at the University of California in Santa Cruz, CA. He is the lead author of Blended Coaching and Powerful Partnerships and has authored many other articles and publications.