• Visit
  • Apply
  • Give

Alternative Routes to Certification

NEWS

University of Delaware ARTC Closings

October 12, 2021

ARTC at University of Delaware offices will be hybrid until further notice.

We are working from the office two days a week, Wednesdays and Fridays and working remotely the other three days to assist you.

We can be contacted via phone or email Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm

Stay well.


ARTC Teacher Kudos

October 12, 2021
  • ARTC Business Teacher, Mr. Brian Johnson, Teaches Students to Dress for Success.

Cantwell’s Bridge Middle School 7th grade student, Olivia Holden, is dressed for her mock interview as an Architect in Mr. Johnson’s Business class!  Click here for the full article.

  • One of our 2019 SLM completer Bridget Wilson was named Teacher of the Year at Mote Elementary in Red Clay.  Also, one of our librarian mentors, Jennifer Miller, is Teacher of the Year at Heritage Elementary, also Red Clay.
    Congratulations to you both!
  • Alumna and current ARTC Teacher Keaira Fana-Ruiz writes children’s books celebrating Black and Afro-Latino culture.  Click on her name for the full article.
  • Four of our ARTC School library certification students were awarded scholarships at the Delaware Library Association meeting in May. Lori Dworsky-Gordon (Richardson Park Elementary, Red Clay), Amanda Benton (Bunker Hill Elementary, Appo), and Terri Shane (Hartly Elementary, Capital) were each awarded the Helen Bennett scholarship of $5000 towards tuition, and Ayinde Flores (Woodbridge Middle) received the Grace Estelle Wheeless award for $2000.

Critical Need Reimbursement Program

October 12, 2021

Deadlines:

The application for coursework taken during summer 2021 will open on September 1, 2021 with a deadline date of 4:30 PM Wednesday, September 15, 2021, the link to the online application can be found below once the application opens.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be full-time employees of a Delaware public or charter school who teach on a valid Emergency Certificate or a Certificate of Eligibility in a critical need area as defined by the Delaware Department of Education and are taking coursework to enable them to achieve Standard Certification.
  • Recipients must complete course with a 2.0 GPA or higher on 4.0 scale (“C” or higher).
  • Delaware residency is not required.
  • Recipients can attend any regionally accredited college.
  • Applicants can submit for reimbursement for only one course per term (fall and spring)

Reimbursement Procedures:

DHEO will review the online applications to determine and eligibility for the Critical Need Reimbursement program, all applicants will be notified of their award status via email.

Reimbursement is made for eligible teachers up to the cost of one 3 credit course per term (fall and spring) and one registration fee (maximum $30) within program funding limitations.

For the 2020-2021 academic year the reimbursement amount will be pro-rated to a maximum of $1,300 per eligible course.

Application Procedures

The summer 2021 application will open on September 1, 2021 and close at 4:30 PM Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Please go to the DOE website for application.


ARTC – Important Class Dates

August 1, 2021

Fall 2021

Tuesday, August 31: First day of class

LABOR DAY: Monday, September 6 – NO CLASSES, OFFICES CLOSED

Tuesday, September 14:  Last day to add or drop courses. After this date, no tuition will be rebated and a $25 processing fee will be charged for change of registration; students withdrawing from courses will receive a grade of ‘W’ on permanent record.

Friday, October 15: Blue Hen Re-Coop/Fall Break – classes suspended.

Monday, October 25: REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR Winter Session

Monday November 8: REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR Spring Session

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY : November 22 – 26, 2021 – NO CLASSES

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY : November 25 – 26, 2021 – OFFICES CLOSED

Friday, December 10: Last Day of classes

 

Winter 2022

Monday, Oct 25: Registration begins for Winter Session 2022

Monday, January 3: First day of class (5 wk)

Monday, January 3: Tuition/fee payment deadline for Winter Session

Thursday, January 6: Last day to add or drop courses. After this date, no tuition will be rebated and a $25 processing fee will be charged for change of registration; students withdrawing from courses will receive a grade of ‘W’ on permanent record.

MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY: Monday, January 17: NO CLASSES – OFFICES CLOSED

Friday, February 4: Last day of classes

 

Spring 2022

Monday, November 8: Registration begins for Spring Semester

Monday, February 7: First day of class

Friday, February 18: Last day to add or drop courses. After this date, no tuition will be rebated and a $25 processing fee will be charged for change of registration; students withdrawing from courses will receive a grade of ‘W’ on permanent record.

Friday, March 25: Spring break begins after last scheduled class

Monday, April 4: Classes resume after Spring break

Monday, April 4: REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR 2022 Summer Session

Monday April 18: REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR 2022 Fall Session

Tuesday, May 17: Last Day of classes

Saturday, May 28: Commencement

MEMORIAL DAY: MONDAY, May 30 – OFFICES CLOSED

 

Summer 2022

First Summer Session

Monday, April 4: Registration for 2022 Summer Sessions begins

Monday, June 6: Classes begin

Monday, June 6: Tuition/fee payment deadline First Summer Session

Thursday, June 9: Last day to add or drop courses for First Summer Session. After this date, no tuition will be rebated and a $25 processing fee will be charged for change of registration; students withdrawing from courses will receive a grade of ‘W’ on permanent record.

Monday, July 4: INDEPENDENCE DAY – NO CLASSES – OFFICES CLOSED

Friday, July 8: Last day of class – 5 week classes

Mon/Tue, July 25/26: Last day of class – 7 1/2 week classes

Second Summer Session

Monday, July 11: Classes begin

Monday, July 11: Tuition/fee payment deadline First Summer Session

Thursday, July 14: Last day to add or drop courses for First Summer Session. After this date, no tuition will be rebated and a $25 processing fee will be charged for change of registration; students withdrawing from courses will receive a grade of ‘W’ on permanent record.

Thursday, August 11: Last day of class

Summer Session – 10 week classes

Wednesday, June 15: Last day to add or drop courses for First Summer Session. After this date, no tuition will be rebated and a $25 processing fee will be charged for change of registration; students withdrawing from courses will receive a grade of ‘W’ on permanent record.

Thursday, August 11: Last day of class


DE District – Available Jobs

May 2, 2021

Join Delaware Schools

Click on Available Jobs.


ARTC Final Step

September 24, 2016

Upon completion of the ARTC Program, the following must be submitted to the Department of Education:

  • Letter of completion from the ARTC Program
  • Official transcript verifying successful completion of all ARTC course requirements
  • An original letter from your immediate supervisor attesting to satisfactory teaching performance and recommending you for certification signed by the Personnel Director and Superintendent of your district or charter school.

Positive Learning Community

September 19, 2016
Click to play video

Great idea to create and maintain a positive learning community in your classroom.