FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2019 Media Contact: Christina Dirksen, Strategic Communications Manager, DTI (302) 739-9736 w Christina.Dirksen@state.de.us GirlsGoCyberStart offers innovative online cybersecurity program, plus prizes and recognition for Delaware’s young women in grades 9-12 DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) James Collins today announced that Delaware is again […]
Three Delaware organizations will receive $54,000 in federal grants Wilmington, Del. (February 15, 2019) — As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that three Delaware organizations will receive $54,000 in federal grants. This is the […]
The Delaware Autism Program will continue to be administered by the Christina School District. Please see the attached letter to legislative leadership that outlines the agreement between the four agencies.
Over the past three years, more than 7,000 Delaware educators have participated in professional development opportunities around trauma, including book studies, workshops, strategic planning and the multi-district Compassionate Schools Teacher Test Lab. So far this year, more than 400 educators have engaged in free DDOE training to better understanding why adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are so threatening and how they rewire the brain.
Delaware is making the process of navigating programs and policies easier for families seeking to educate and care for young children with the help of a $4.2 million federal grant. The one-year Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-2 system.