DASL has a staff of experienced administrators and expert facilitators who are equipped to address the unique needs of schools and districts. Our staff offers specialized consulting services in many areas including:

Strategic planning

DASL staff combines facilitation and planning expertise with a practical understanding of Delaware education issues and opportunities. DASL staff members have chaired strategic planning processes for some of the state’s biggest districts.

Implementation of a performance evaluation system for principals

DASL staff has experience in the development and implementation of a performance evaluation system for principals.  Professional development includes: Readiness for Principals and Supervisors; Collection of Evidence; Principal Observation Protocols; and Understanding Process and Content of the System.

Human capital management

This includes recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining the most important resource in public schools which is effective educators. Drawing on our research and policy work in these areas, DASL can help organizations develop human capital strategies including model succession plans.

Facilitating meetings, trainings, and organizational retreats

Clients include districts, charter schools and the state departments of education/instruction.

School Boards

DASL has experience facilitating governance training and school board retreats.

Cohesive Leadership System

DASL staff has expertise in developing state and district leadership systems including school leader standards, redesign of university preparation programs, licensure and certification of school leaders, an aligned system of professional development, principal pipeline programs, and coaching and mentoring programs.

Developing Teacher Leadership

DASL customizes professional development to support the development of teacher leaders in schools.  All training for teacher leaders is aligned to Learning Forward’s National Standards for Teacher Leadership and the Rich DuFour model.