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From Insight to Equity

Every Coach Needs a Coach


Dr. Delia E. Racines is the owner for From Insight to Equity. Delia coaches and consults instructional leaders, particularly with building coaching and strengthening leadership programs, across the United States. Racines has served as a Principal, Assistant Principal, Instructional Coach and teacher in both Washington DC and Los Angeles, CA.

Racines authored her first book with Solution Tree entitled Trust as the Core of Instructional LeadershipRacines works to ensure equitable opportunities and outcomes for all kids, particularly English Learners. 

Racines was awarded the prestigious Shirley Hord Award from Learning Forward for the successful implementation of tailored modules transitioning traditional department chairs to Instructional Coaches with specific leadership skills where the achievement gap was ultimately narrowed. Watch her winning video here.

Dr. Delia E. Racines has proudly served as a Lecturer in Law with the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law and continues to serve with the Rossier School of Education as an Administrator for SBMCP and RLAA with the Office of Professional Development.

Dr. Racines earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Teacher Education at George Mason University, her M.Ed. in Multilingual Education and Curriculum and Instruction at George Mason University, her M.S. in Criminology at Radford University, and her B.S. in Sociology, Crime, & Deviance from Virginia Tech University. Dr. Racines spent time abroad working at a prison in Mérida, Venezuela where her research in education and criminology intersected. Her dissertation was nominated for the Joseph C. Beckham Dissertation of the Year Award with the Education Law Association. Her research in education law and civil rights for ELs was awarded the Emerald Literati Award for Outstanding Author Contribution in 2016. Racines was nominated for ACSA’s Co-Administrator of the Year and the T.H.E. Award, Teachers Honoring Excellence in 2019. 

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