Stakeholder Consultation and Engagement
The Delaware Department of Education is inviting stakeholders from across the state to share their input on the state's ESSA plan to help ensure that all students have equitable access to a high-quality education.
An electronic feedback form to provide your input on the 2nd draft of the plan is located here . Please submit by Feb. 10.
To share your general questions and comments about the ESSA, please email: ESSAStatePlan@doe.k12.de.us
State Plan Draft
Links to draft plan are below. Please note that the draft template provided by the U.S. Department of Education was updated following the release of our first draft of the plan. Yellow highlights indicate areas where stakeholder feedback was considered.
Delaware's ESSA Plan Components - Draft 2
Click on the slide below for a narrated presentation of an overview of the changes between the October 31, 2016 draft and the January 9, 2017 draft.
Framework Document : With the second draft of the ESSA plan, we are providing a broad context for the overall education system and an understanding of how submitting the ESSA plan to the federal government fits into the overall plan for Delaware’s education system.
Full Text : Delaware's Draft ESSA Plan Components
Introduction : A Letter from the Secretary
(UPDATED 1/31/17) Section 1 : Long-Term Goals
Section 2 : Consultation and Performance Management
Section 3 : Academic Assessments
(UPDATED 1/31/17) Section 4 : Accountability, Support, and Improvement for Schools
Section 5 : Supporting Excellent Educators
Section 6 : Supporting All Students
Delaware's ESSA Plan Components - Draft 1
Full text: Delaware's Draft ESSA Plan Components
Introduction: A Letter from the Secretary
Section 2: Consultation and Coordination
Section 5: Supporting Excellent Educators
Section 6: Supporting All Students
- Consultation Meetings Summary Chart
- Community Conversation Participation Summary
- Equity Plan Stakeholder Engagement
- Survey Questions: Support for All Students
- Survey Questions: Supporting Excellent Educators for All Students
- Survey Questions: School Support and Improvement
- Survey Questions: Measures of School Success and Public Reporting
Thank you to those who participated in our two rounds of Community Conversations. Check out the conversation themes below.
|Round 1 - COMPLETED|
|September 20, 2016: 6:00p, Georgetown|
|September 24, 2016: 10:00a, Wilmington|
|September 27, 2016: 6:00p, Middletown|
|September 29, 2016: 5:30p, Dover|
|Round 2 - COMPLETED|
|November 16, 2016: 6:00p, Wilmington|
|November 21, 2016: 6:00p, Cape Henlopen|
|November 29, 2016: 6:00p, Seaford|
|December 1, 2016: 6:00p, Dover|
|December 8, 2016: 6:00p, Newark|
14 de diciembre de 2016: 6:00 p, Georgetown
Resumen de la discusión
20 de diciembre de 2016: 6:00 p, Wilmington
Resumen de la discusión
December 14, 2016: 6:00p, Georgetown
December 20, 2016: 6:00p, Wilmington
The department will engage representatives of stakeholder groups in ESSA discussion groups. Stakeholder groups nominated participants for these topical discussion groups. The first group will focus discussions on technical topics related to measures of school success and public reporting (measures). The second group will focus discussions on provisions for student and school supports (supports). The discussion groups will provide information to the department and the Advisory group created by Executive Order 62.
Discussion group meetings will take place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Collette Education Resource Center in Dover on the following dates:
Governor's Advisory Committee
Items of Interest
U.S. Department of Education's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The White House's ESSA fact sheet