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Delaware Academy For School Leadership

RTTT Development Coach

DASL provides one-on-one support to approximately 55 Delaware schools, helping school leaders as they navigate the intricacies of the Delaware Performance Appraisal System (DPAS II). Overall, the objective of the development coach is to increase the principals’ and their leadership team’s understanding of DPAS II to improve professional practice and student achievement.

The Development Coach spends three or more hours a week in each assigned school providing feedback and support to the school leader around performance evaluation. They offer documented knowledge of DPAS II, Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks and Rubrics, and effective implementation of performance in a school setting.

Additionally, DASL provides training to administrators throughout the state on DPAS II.  DASL has trained on the topics of Charlotte Danielson’s Frameworks, Conferencing, and Developing Individual Improvement Plans.

The Development Coach Project is a funded partnership with Delaware’s Department of Education with Race to the Top funds.  The project has serviced over 250 schools since its inception in July 2011.

For more information on DASL’s Development Coach project or about customized DPAS trainings, contact Sharon Brittingham at or Steve Godowski at



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