Donna Kolakowski is the Supervisor of Elementary Education in Cape Henlopen School District in Delaware. She is celebrating her 30th year in K–12 education, having started her career as a first grade teacher. She has taught 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade, served as the K-12 coordinator for ELA instruction, as Assistant Principal, and as Principal, and before entering district leadership.  

Donna has her Master’s Degree from University of Delaware in Instruction and certification in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University (DE). She is the recipient of the Jean Martin Outstanding Leadership in Literacy Award that is given out by the Delaware Literacy Association.

Hear from Donna

You can read more about Donna’s work to elevate Cape Henlopen’s literacy practice through use of high-quality curriculum in the Cape Gazette’s recent article, New curriculum spells success.

You can follow Donna on Twitter at @EducatorKola.

Curriculum Notes

Donna would be glad to connect about these high-quality curricula which are used in Cape Henlopen School District:

K–5 ELA: ARC Core (all-green on EdReports, Tier 1 on Louisiana Believes)

K–5 Math: Bridges in Mathematics (all-green on EdReports)