Delaware Association for Adult &
Community Education

About Us

The mission of DAACE is to spearhead Statewide efforts in lifelong learning, to link individuals and organizations involved in adult, continuing, and community education and to address common concerns and shared goals for adult education.

DAACE assists and encourages individuals and organizations to join in collaborative or multi-agency approaches to meet mutual needs.

DAACE encourages citizen involvement and advocates legislation and public support for the advancement of adult education programs and services.

Relevant Information & Forms

The most important thing is to define your PD goals

2016-2017 Board Members

President                                               Kristi King            2017-2019

President Elect                                      Shannon Lapinsky 2017-2019

Membership/Recording Secretary         Kellie Tetrick        2016-2018

Treasurer                                               Amy Knight          2017-2019

New Castle County Representatives

Kelly Close            2016-2018

Julie Bieber           2016-2018



Kent County Representatives

Nicole Santiago 2017-2019

Patricia Keeton  2017-2019

Cathy Kipp        2017-2019

​Sussex County Representatives

​Jacqueline Hammond 2017-2019

Mark Fisher                2017-2019

Patt Kelley                  2017-2019

Ex-Officio Seats

Beverly Houston, OAASIS Advisor

Chanteea Harmon, OAASIS Lead Team Member

Joanne M. Heaphy, ACE Network, Statewide Management Liaison

Maureen Whelan, State Director, Adult Education and Prison Resources

I'm dedicated to the profession of adult education and lifelong learning. 

Being prepared to instruct my students so they will be successful.


DAACE provides professional development opportunities for the adult educators in the State of Delaware.  Networking at PD workshops, Summit and legislative venues help members understand their student needs. 

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