Early Childhood Education


Grant Awarded to Expand Delaware’s Early Learning Data Systems

February 10th, 2014


Last week, the Delaware Department of Education announced that Delaware received a $1.5 million grant from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation to expand the state’s Education Data Warehouse and Insight Dashboard to include data on children from birth through pre-kindergarten. This grant will be a valuable tool for helping to link the extensive...

Looking Ahead to 2014

January 8th, 2014

Author: Paul Herdman

As I look back on 2013, it was a good year. Nevertheless, we have some hard conversations ahead. It was a good year in Delaware’s schools for several reasons. We passed some important legislation on charter schools and teacher training. The state garnered national recognition from the Education Commission of the States, Harvard University, the...

October 31, 2013

October 31st, 2013


Local News Sussex Countian Business leaders is principal for a day at Sussex Tech Sussex Technical High School recently hosted Rod Ward as its Principal of the Day. Ward is the president and CEO of Corporation Service Company (CSC), headquartered in Wilmington. CSC has offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He spent his time at...

Delaware Early Learning Opportunities

October 25th, 2013


Join in the work to advance early learning in Delaware. The Delaware Office of Early Learning has upcoming opportunities for engagement for educators, families, and supporters of early learning. Standards Committee: The Office of Early Learning and the Delaware Department of Education are sponsoring a workgroup to create standards for...