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Advanced Principal Training Prepares School Leaders for Dramatic Improvement

Delaware currently has 23 schools in restructuring, as determined by No Child Left Behind sanctions. Twenty of these are at the secondary level. DASL launched

Advanced Principal Training

to respond to this need. The program prepares school leaders to create dramatic improvements in under-performing secondary schools.

Advanced Principal Training features twelve days of intensive training spread over eight months. The rigorous, research-based curriculum has Left to Right Brian Donohue, Principal, Cape Henlopen High School Matt Burrows, Principal, Redding Middle School Rick Evans, Assistant Principal, Sussex Central HS Lois Hobbs, coach (former Superintendent, Indian River School District) Vince Catania, coach (former principal, Indian River School District) Terri Villa, Principal, St. George’s Technical High School Eileen McAllister, coach (former Director of Secondary Instruction, Appoquinimink School District) Shannon Holston, project director Sharon Brittingham, coach (former Principal, Indian River School District) Ben Sayeski, consultant (former turnaround principal, Virginia) Mitch Weiss, Assistant Principal, Howard High School of Technology Tim Capone, Principal, Sussex Central High School Jay Owens, Principal, Sussex Central High Schoolfour major units:

  • Leading Change
  • Using Data to Improve Instruction
  • Building a Productive School Culture
  • Developing Instructional Capacity

In addition to these sessions, participants will take site visits to successful “turnaround” schools. They will also work with a coach for individual development, and work together as a cohort to confront the challenges of dramatic school improvement. DASL is proud to announce the participants in the first cohort of Advanced Principal Training. Selection was competitive and included an application, interview and performance tasks. Congratulations to these outstanding educational leaders. Matt Burrows, Principal, Redding Middle School, Appoquinimink School District Timothy C. Capone, Principal, Sussex Central High School, Indian River School District Brian Donahue, Principal, Cape Henlopen High School, Cape Henlopen School District Rick Evans, Assistant Principal, Sussex Central High School, Indian River School District Jay Owens, Assistant Principal, Sussex Central High School, Indian River School District Terri Villa, Principal, St. George’s Technical High School, New Castle County Vo-Tech School District Mitch Weiss, Assistant Principal, Howard High School of Technology, New Castle County Vo-Tech School District

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