The Wilmington Learning Collaborative hopes to get more candidates for its executive director position. (Unsplash)

Learning Collab extends director application indefinitely

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

With only seven applicants for executive director, the Wilmington Learning Collaborative council voted Thursday to extend the application deadline indefinitely. It was to have ended by March 23, with the post being filled by June 1.Ā  The council also discussed whether to alert the current applicants that the deadline was being extended, whether to post the job ad in Ed …

Brandywine School District will explore new ways to formally evaluate Superintendent Lincoln Hohler this year.

Brandywine seeks help on superintendent evaluationĀ 

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

The Brandywine School District voted Monday night to explore using the same new model for evaluate its superintendent that Christina decided to consider two months ago. The vote came after Brandywine School Board member Ralph Ackerman recommended contacting the Delaware School Boards Association to set up a workshop to talk about its program they would use with Superintendent Lincoln Hohler. …

The Learning Collab needs to fill out the remaining seats of its governing council and conduct a needs assessment of each school. (Pexels)

Hereā€™s what the Learning Collab will do to get started

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

The Wilmington Learning Collaborative already is forming the council that will govern it. Once the council is established, it will order a needs assessment, which will help the council decide where to put or share resources. Those are the starting tasks of the new education group that state, city and district officials hope will help raise learning and test scores …

Red Clay board member pushes transparency for Wilmington Learning Collab.

Learning Collab: Brandywine bypasses vote again

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Brandywine School Districtā€™s Board of Education has once again bypassed a vote on whether the district should join the Wilmington Learning Collaborative.Ā  During the school boardā€™s Monday meeting, board members cited concerns over the collaborativeā€™s governance structure and who would be responsible if the collaborative fails. The board did not indicate whether a vote would take place during its next …