We are proud to welcome new Leadership Team members Sandra Hall, Margie López Waite, and Justina M. Sapna.

We’re looking forward to working together on the implementation of Student Success 2025 and preparing Delaware students for a lifetime of success. Learn more about our new Leadership Team members below.


Justina M. Sapna is the vice president of academic affairs at Delaware Technical Community College. She served in a college-wide leadership role as principal investigator and project director for the U.S. Department of Labor Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Round 1 and Round 3 grants. Read more.


As one of the founders of Las Américas ASPIRA Academy, Margie López Waite was instrumental in opening the first dual-language charter school in Delaware. She has been involved with ASPIRA of Delaware as a volunteer and board member since 2004. Margie later transitioned into the head of school role shortly after the school charter was approved in April 2009. Read more.

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Sandra Hall is a fourth grade teacher at North Smyrna Elementary School and the 2016 Delaware Teacher of the Year. Education was a second career for Sandra, who earned an Associate of Science degree in business from Goldey-Beacom College and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Louisville. A series of life events were instrumental in her decision to become a teacher. Read more.