State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on parent and family engagement.
Delaware Administrative Code 14-202 School Shared Decision Making Transition Planning Grant Process
2.4 Assurance that the school has committed to develop a school improvement plan including comprehensive school improvement goals tied to state and local academic performance Standard and strategies to achieve these goals and including staff development for building the necessary capacities and skills to successfully implement shared decision-making and improve parental involvement.
Delaware Code 14-805. School transition plans and grants.
(a) A school community which chooses to begin transition to shared decision-making, as defined herein, may apply to the Department of Education via the local board of education for a school transition grant. The State shall provide funding for such grants as authorized in § 807(d) and (e) of this title. [...]
(d) The local board of education, following public review and comments, shall adopt the school transition plan unless evidence demonstrates that the school’s transition plan is inconsistent with specific provisions of the adopted district transition plan and such disapproval shall extend only to such inconsistent provisions of the school transition plan.