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Alternative Routes

Teacher groups participate in inservice days

  • Alternative Routes to Certification (ARTC) offers an alternative to the traditional route to teacher certification in Delaware. Through ARTC, qualified individuals complete certification requirements while they are employed as full-time teachers, through a state-approved program of professional education course work, accompanied by intensive, school-based supervision and mentoring in lieu of student teaching.
  •  The Delaware Reading & Writing Project (DRWP) provides professional development created by Delaware teachers for Delaware teachers in the area of literacy.   All presentations are linked to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), include differentiation, and are aimed at increasing student achievement in literacy.
  • Delaware Social Studies Education Project  (DSSEP) is a social studies initiative to advance the status and quality of social studies education by locating and  developing resources, identifying and disseminating resources aligned to the Delaware content standards, providing quality professional development and providing current information on devolpments in social studies education.
  • Delaware Teachers Institute (DTI)  is an educational partnership between the University of Delaware and five New Castle County school districts: Appoquinimink, Christina, Colonial, New Castle County Vocational-Technical, and Red Clay Consolidated. The Institute is designed to strengthen teaching and learning in the community’s public schools. DTI is situated in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Delaware, and is led by a University faculty group and a committee of teacher leaders.


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    Phone: 1-877- UD-TEACH
    Fax: 302-831-2708