The vision of CDDA is to facilitate an evidence-based system of coordinated, comprehensive services for individuals living in Delaware. This will be accomplished by fostering partnerships with state and community practitioners to identify priority areas, integrate state administrative data, and utilize this knowledge to inform data-based decision making.

Ongoing Projects

  • Prevalence of Students in Grades 3-5 With or At Risk of Writing Difficulties/Disabilities
  • Practical and Cognitive Resources among Assistant Principals: An Investigation into APs’ Self-Perception, Psychological Needs Satisfaction, and Promotion Outcomes
  • The Distributional Effects of Secondary Career and Technical Educational (CTE) Programs on Postsecondary Educational and Employment Outcomes: An Evaluation of Delaware’s CTE Programs of Study
  • School-Based Mental Health Promotion in the First State: Building Capacity with Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Understanding the effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Delaware Children’s Classroom Composition and Early Academic and Social Emotional Development
  • Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Study
  • Transforming Access to Quality STEM Education for Black and Latinx Students by Challenging Resegregation in Special Education: A QuantCrit Analysis

Completed Projects

  • Profiles of 2022 High School Graduating Cohort