Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Alison J. Myers

Alison J. Myers is a former special education teacher who holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics, a Master's Degree in Education, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, all from the University of Delaware. She was first elected to the Board of Education in 2014 and was re-elected in 2019. Dr. Myers has served as the Board Vice President from 2015-2018 and the Board President from 2018-present. During her doctoral work, Dr. Myers created and implemented the superintendent evaluation system that has successfully been utilized since 2017. Additionally, her board focus is on the continuous improvement of the district through effective leadership, communication, and equity work. Dr. Myers and her husband, Rob, have five children, Bella, a freshman at Coastal Carolina University (Cape Henlopen High School Alumni), Aubrie, a 10th grader at Cape Henlopen High School, Rylie a 7th grader at Beacon Middle School, Robbie a 4th grader at Shields Elementary and Bryn, a kindergartener at Shields Elementary. updated 7/2021)