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Delaware’s Launches Girls Go CyberStart Challenge

Department of Education | Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

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 […]




The National Endowment for the Arts Announces $27 Million in Grants to Support the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of Education | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

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 […]




State, Christina collaborate on future of Delaware Autism Program

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019

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.




Delaware continues focus on trauma-informed practices

Department of Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

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.




Grant to help state improve access to early education

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

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.







  Category: Department of Education


Delaware’s Launches Girls Go CyberStart Challenge

Department of Education | Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

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 […]




The National Endowment for the Arts Announces $27 Million in Grants to Support the Arts

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of Education | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

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 […]




State, Christina collaborate on future of Delaware Autism Program

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019

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.




Delaware continues focus on trauma-informed practices

Department of Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

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.




Grant to help state improve access to early education

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

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.