Delaware Academy for School Leadership

Responsive Classsroom Network

“DASL has been instrumental in affecting positive change in our schools and classrooms. DASL is skilled at articulating both the overarching themes and the nuances of Responsive Classroom in a manner that is easy for teachers and leaders to implement. We look forward to our continued partnership.” … Peter Leida


The Delaware Academy for School Leadership, in collaboration with The Center for Responsive Schools and Responsive Classroom , offers follow up study sessions, coaching, and support for teachers and administrators in the areas of engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness.


Study sessions and coaching are designed to continue with the Responsive Classroom mission to help elementary and middle school educators to create safe and joyful learning communities where students develop strong social and academic skills and every student can thrive.


“Working with DASL has given our teachers the confidence to move to a more effective and responsive discipline approach within their classrooms. Feedback they received on positive time-out, effective teacher language, and general classroom procedures helped them develop a proactive and positive learning community.” Jennifer Martin

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Vision Quest

Vision Quest meetings are tailored to meet the needs of school leaders, to assist them in their journey (or relationship) with Responsive Classroom, regardless of where they are in the process. Topics include ways to get ready for a new school year, planning adult Morning Meetings, adding engagement to professional development and more.

Study Groups

We offer four types of K-6 Study Groups to accommodate your specific needs. Morning Meeting, Teacher Language, Teacher Language for Engaged Learning and Teaching Discipline. Click on the image to learn more.


Gina Castelli is the coordinator for Responsive Classroom partnerships. She is one of only two certified Responsive Classroom Certified Consulting Teachers in the state and a trainer in Trauma Informed Care.

Contact Gina at