Education Management

 

This collection provides data and analysis information for state government, school district, charter school, and citizens concerned about public education in Delaware about teacher recruitment and retention, mentoring, and induction. Visit the IPA website for more information.

Recent Submissions

  • The Enrollment Preferences Task Force (2015-12)
    The Enrollment Preferences Task Force was created through House Bill 90. It was charged with the role of considering the current landscape of all school enrollment preferences and practices including charter, magnet, and ...
  • O'Malley, Francis; Sherretz, Kelly L. (2013-08)
    This report was produced at the request of the Delaware Higher Education Office (DHEO) of the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) to provide a snapshot of the state's dual enrollment and dual credit programs. This ...
  • Sherretz, Kelly L.; Kelly, Christopher G.; Matos, Rachel A. (2013-07-15)
    The 2013 Teacher and Administrator Supply and Demand Survey is an online survey completed by school district personnel directors and charter school administrators. The data were collected through the Delaware Department ...
  • Sherretz, Kelly L.; Stone, Julia (2013-03-25)
    Delaware’s Strategic Plan for a Comprehensive Early Childhood System
  • Sherretz, Kelly L.; Ruggiero, Tony; Laznik, John; Kelly, Christopher (2013-02-11)
    This report provides information on the availability of quality early childhood programs for children birth through age eight in Delaware. Specific attention is focused on at-risk populations. This report also provides ...
  • Sherretz, Kelly L.; Roby, Nathan A.; Matos, Rachel A. (2012-07-05)
    This report charts the trends of teacher and administrator hiring, difficult-to-fill positions, late hiring, and other factors important to the success of the state’s public schools. As the significance of the role of ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Cox, Rebecca L.; Sherretz, Kelly L. (2011-08-25)
    This report charts the trends of teacher and administrator hiring, difficult-to-fill positions, late hiring, and other factors important to the success of the state’s public schools. As the significance of the role of ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Welch, Jennie C. (2011-04-13)
    This report provides the results of the spring 2010 survey of more than 500 new Delaware teachers, i.e., those in their first three years teaching in the state. This comprehensive report pr ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Welch, Jennie C. (2011-01-21)
    This report is a summary of the comprehensive report on new Delaware teachers, i.e., those in their first three years teaching in the state, surveyed in spring 2010. The comprehensive and m ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Alemayehu, Sosena (2010-09-10)
    This report charts the trends of teacher and administrator hiring, difficult-to-fill positions, late hiring, and other factors important to the success of the state’s public schools. As the significance of the role of ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Eaton, Kristen E. (2009-08-18)
    Funded by the Delaware Department of Education (DOE), this report is the seventh in a series of analyses of teacher and, more lately, administrator demand and supply in Delaware. It reports the analysis of a survey of ...
  • Solano, Paul; Tinsley, Alicia; McDuffie, Mary Joan; Condliffe, Simon; Raffel, Jeffrey (2009-01-16)
    The first part of the report examines various dimensions of teacher retention that are documented for the period from 2001 through 2006. By the use of extensive tabular display, teacher retention is reviewed by demographic ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Griffith, Latoya J. (2008-01-31)
    The 19 public school districts throughout the state of Delaware reported hiring a total of 1,101 teachers for the 2006-07 school year. The personnel directors from the 19 districts and 17 charter schools were asked to ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Holbert, Rachel R.; Curtis, Karen A.; Middlebrooks, Anthony; Noble, Audrey; O'Malley, Francis (2007-09-18)
    This report describes Delaware’s current mentoring/induction program, its history, and future plans in depth. It then presents overall results gathered by analyzing the case studies in six sections: Evaluation, Leadership ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Holbert, Rachel R.; Curtis, Karen A.; Middlebrooks, Anthony; Noble, Audrey; O'Malley, Francis (2007-09-18)
    This report describes the mentoring/induction program and various improvements that the Delaware Department of Education has made to it in the past few years. It then provides a great deal of in-depth information about ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Pullella, Maria R. (2007-07-19)
    The 19 public school districts throughout the state of Delaware hired a total of 1,133 teachers for the 2005–2006 school year. The personnel directors from each district were asked to complete an online survey requesting ...
  • Loftus, Dennis; Bare, Audrey (2006-05-31)
    This report is part of a larger teacher recruitment and retention movement that began in April 2005 with the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Conference, which was held on April 6–7 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. At the ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey; Holbert, Rachel (2006-03-03)
    This report provides a brief history of mentoring in Delaware and the process that culminated in the passage of the Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act (SB 260) in 2000. It then describes in detail ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Beck, Amanda S. (2005-10-11)
    The 19 public school districts throughout the state of Delaware hired a total of 1,116 teachers for the 2004–2005 school year. The personnel directors from each district were asked to complete an online survey requesting ...
  • Raffel, Jeffrey A.; Beck, Amanda S.; Prulello, Marissa (2005-08-09)
    This analysis is based on responses from a New Teacher Survey. The New Teacher Survey was developed to ascertain the reasons behind a teacher’s decision to teach in Delaware and assess overall trends in teacher retention. ...

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