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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

buildon4a 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

UD snowflake 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

SharonWalpole Education professor uses SMART Slates, Google Docs to better prepare students

Sharon Walpole, a professor in the University of Delaware School of Education, has been turning heads and impressing students with the technology she’s using in her classroom.
In August 2012,… 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

10th Anniversary of the Early Learning Center Early Learning Center celebrates 10th anniversary

On Sept. 12, the ELC held an anniversary celebration attended by more than 300 children, family, staff and friends. Guests were treated to a sing-along with the ELC children and a ceremony honoring the visionaries who helped to make the center a reality. Read More

CEHD-Mentoring-Fraim_Boys_Girls_Center-021a Education students learn mentoring skills at Wilmington centers

Every semester, approximately 80 UD elementary teacher education students begin their first experience service learning by mentoring at the Latin American Community Center (LACC) or the Fraim Boys and Girls Club. Read More

Impact-infograph icon See How We Make a Difference

To illustrate the many ways we make a difference in the community, we created an infographic highlighting how our dedicated faculty prepare students to become well-educated professionals–through rigorous coursework and hands-on training–ready to succeed in their chosen fields. Read More

vitelli ECE student attends special education conference in Ireland

When Rebecca Vitelli’s mentor Myae Han, University of Delaware associate professor of human development and family studies, suggested she attend the international conference of the Association for the Study of… Read More

Hiebert,Jim-Students-3 Hiebert to receive Senior Scholar Award

Jim Hiebert, SOE professor, has been selected to receive the 2015 Senior Scholar Award by AERA’s Special Interest Group for Research in Mathematics Education (SIG/RME). The award will be presented in April, 2015. Read More

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