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The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) offers programs that integrate classwork with extensive field experience, to prepare our students to address the most pressing social and educational issues of our time. Over 100 faculty members guide our 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students to become educators, researchers, advocates and leaders in their fields, locally and around the globe.

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James Cavanagh helps one of his fifth-grade math students at North Star Academy’s Downtown Middle School. (Sara Neufeld)

Can a Teacher Be Too Dedicated?

James Cavanagh is 22 years old, fresh out of the University of Delaware. With his degree in elementary education, he could have gotten a job anywhere—and he chose to teach at one of the most demanding public schools in America. Read More

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Make winter count

Explore new courses or get ahead this Winter Session. We are offering a diverse range of 4- and 5- week and online courses, many of which are open to all majors. Read More

Preparing teachers for the classroom

Teachers can enhance leadership online

There is a growing trend to equip teachers to lead others. Recognizing this need, SOE has launched an online master’s degree in teacher leadership. Convenient, flexible and effective, this program helps PK-12 teachers around the country plan for and enact school-wide change. Read More

Student volunteers from UD buildOn chapter construct schoolhouse in Nicaragua

For University of Delaware student Katlin Sullivan, a volunteer trip to Nicaragua was “by far the most amazing experience of her life.” For one week, she and 12 other UD… Read More

Artfest gives expression to people of all abilities

For people with disabilities who lack fine motor skills, the simple act of drawing or painting can be challenging. But on Saturday, a group of University of Delaware students were there to help them bridge the gap. Read More

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