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DSEA, 136 E. Water St. 
Dover, DE 19901
1-866-734-5834 (toll-free)
FAX 302-674-8499

DSEA, 4135 Ogletown-Stanton Rd.
Suite 101 Newark, DE 19713
302-366-8440 (not a toll-free number)
FAX 302-366-0287 

Contact DSEA by Email
DSEA President frederika.jenner@dsea.org
DSEA Vice President karen.crouse@dsea.org
DSEA Treasurer dom.zaffora@dsea.org
NEA Director mike.hoffmann@dsea.org
Executive Director 
jeff.taschner@dsea.org

Website Technology Concerns david.wright@dsea.org
 

 

Contact DSEA Departments
Communications 
david.wright@dsea.org
Instructional Advocacy deborah.stevens@dsea.org
Government Relations kristin.dwyer@dsea.org
Membership membership@dsea.org
Member Benefits tammy.wagner@dsea.org

Directory of DSEA Locals

 

"Back to School": 8 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten Success

The first few days and weeks of school is an adjustment for any student. It's even more challenging on those children who are brand-new to school itself, our kindergartners. Creating an atmosphere in which they can succeed and building the habits that will lead to that success is a responsibility their teachers treasure.  We hope you will find these suggestions useful as you help your child adjust to this new and exciting chapter in their life.

"Back to School": 10 Soul-Saving Tips for New Teachers

Susan Bartley, an AP English teacher at Franklin High School in Portland, offers 10 tips to help new teachers set themselves up for success both this year and in the future.

"Back to School": Tips for Helping Your Child Have a Healthy School Year

Whether returning to school or starting for the very first time, this time of year is both exciting and challenging for both students and parents. Transitioning from summer mode to school mode can be tricky, so here are some suggestions to help your student make a smooth transition and have a healthy school year.

"Back to School": Messages from Frederika Jenner

DSEA President Frederika Jenner welcomes educators, students, and families back for another school year, laying out the discussions and messages she intends to have and share in the coming weeks and months.

"Back to School": 11 Ideas for Better Communication with Parents

Teachers often have favorite strategies for collaborating with parents, but what do parents want? NEA asked 11 top parenting bloggers about the best, most effective, fun, and creative ways that teachers can collaborate with parents during the school year.

"Back to School": 35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers

Here are some resourceful DIYs that will turn cheap and everyday objects into something useful for the classroom, courtesy of BuzzFeed staff writer Peggy Wang.

Professional Development through DSEA

The DSEA Professional Development calendar for 2014–15 has been set.  Designed with your needs in mind, the sessions will provide you with the information you need for continued professional and personal growth.  The calendar of events is listed below.  Details about each course offering, the two Professional Development Days, and registration will be available later in August.