DE World Language Teacher Leader Network

  • Welcome to the Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network webpage! 

    The Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network is a partnership between the Delaware Department of Education and Delaware school districts and charter schools with the purpose of improving the teaching and learning of languages other than English in Delaware's K-12 schools by building district level world language capacity.

    Members of the Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network will able to access all information related to the Network, including agendas, minutes, PowerPoint presentations and all other meeting-related documents, on the Network's Schoology site.  If you are unable to access the site or have any questions regarding how to become a member of the Network, please do not hesitate to contact the Delaware World Language Teacher Network Board Chair, Sarah Shiley ( or Gregory Fulkerson, Director, Language Acquisition Workgroup ( 

    Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network Participants
    Appoquinimink School District—Linnea Bradshaw, Gretchen Hertzog-Mahar, Lea Wainwright, Sarah Vieni-Vento
    Brandywine School District—Bronwen DuHadaway 
    Caesar Rodney School District—Julie Finley-O'Connor, Tim Rudis and Darren Guido
    Cape Henlopen School District—Carolyn Sweeney
    Capital School District—Oscar Gonzalez
    Charter School of Wilmington—Andea LaCombe 
    Christina School District - Etienne Seck
    Colonial School District—Patty Buzby 
    Delmar School District—Ryan Allen and Emily Ritchie
    Indian River School District—Kristin Lehman
    Lake Forest School District—Celeste Landon
    Laurel School District—Tricia Hastings
    Milford School District—Cami Morgan and Daikiri Villa 
    New Castle County Votech School District—Frances Mancini
    Newark Charter School —Monica Dunbar and Christine Wallace
    Odyssey Charter School--Kyriakoula Micha
    Polytech School District—Amanda Waggoner
    Red Clay Consolidated School District—Gina Travalini-Rubini and Holly Schnittger 
    Seaford School District—Evelin Cameron
    Smyrna School District—Maria Paul
    Sussex Acaemy Charter School--Caitlyn Short 
    Sussex Technical School District—Kerry Stewart
    Woodbridge School District—Sarah Shiley 
    University--Tracy Quan, University of Delaware

    Delaware World Language Teacher Leader Network Board
    Board Chair:  Sarah Shiley (Woodbridge School District) (
    Board Representatives:  Linnea Bradshaw, Appoquinimink School District; Oscar Gonzalez, Capital School District; Sarah Vieni-Vento, Appoquinimink School District 

Last Modified on June 27, 2019