Teacher supply analysis

The University of Delaware’s Institute for Public Administration released the Delaware Teacher and Administrator Supply and Demand Survey Analysis last month.

The annual survey, funded by the Delaware Department of Education and now in its 11th year, examines teacher hiring, hiring difficulties, recruitment strategies and incentives, vacancies, shortages and other topics concerning teacher and administrator supply. All 19 school districts in the state completed the survey, along with 16 of the 22 charter schools. Read more…

NCATE Accreditation

In April, the University of Delaware’s professional education unit was granted accreditation for their initial teacher preparation and advanced preparation levels through the NCATE national accreditation process. This accreditation indicates the professional education unit was once again able to meet the rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community. Read more…

Delaware Transition to Teaching Partnership

Delaware Transition to Teaching Partnership (DT3P) is a five-year federal grant to help recruit Science, Technology, English, and Math secondary education teachers for high-needs schools in Delaware.  Using the Alternative Routes to Certification (ARTC) (http://www.artc.udel.edu) model , candidates take courses during their first two years to acquire certification.  Under the DT3P program they also have the use of a personal coach for the first year, specialized workshops, scholarships towards tuition, and financial help with Praxis I and II tests.  Anyone interested can visit our website, www.dt3p.udel.edu, or email the project coordinator, Rob Grey, rgrey@udel.edu.

Center on Instruction Update

The Center on Instruction (COI)  has added a new resource to the website :
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics – Appendix A: Designing High School Mathematics Courses Based on the Common Core State Standards
Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) document helps states think about how the high school CCSS might be organized into four Model Course Pathways in Mathematics that provide college and career readiness.
This resource pertains to the following categories:

  • Mathematics
  • STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
  • Research: Meta-analyses and Summaries
  • Practitioner Guides
  • Tools
  • Instruction
  • SIG

·  Math Instruction and Intervention

For More Information: Click on the link below to access these resource materials at the Center on Instruction website!
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics – Appendix A: Designing High School Mathematics Courses Based on the Common Core State Standards