DSEA is holding elections for five positions. The only contested positions this year are DSEA President and Vice President. Voting will be held from January 9th through January 23rd. Voting is done either by electronic or paper ballot. Continue reading for information on the candidates for each position.
DSEA is proud to sponsor two $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors in Delaware. They honor the work of two individuals who played vital roles in DSEA's history and who were lifelong advocates for public education and educators. The Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship and the Howard Weinberg Scholarship will continue to help the children of DSEA members pursue their dreams after graduation.
This year’s DSEA Read Across America Student Contest will be focusing on the book The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt. Delaware public school students are invited to take part in our contest by either drawing a poster, making a video, or writing an essay on the book's theme of resolving conflicts.
DSEA's Human and Civil Rights Task Force honors Delawareans each year for outstanding contributions and achievements in the areas of human and civil rights. In addition, the HCR Awards recognize outstanding student submissions in writing, art, and technology categories. Their submissions focus on the importance of diversity and its impact on our society.
DSEA awards several recognitions each year as part of its "Celebration of Leadership" event, held just prior to the annual Representative Assembly each March. The recognitions range from outstanding contributions made to public education to individuals who show outstanding member advocacy. Award recipients come from a wide spectrum of public education-focused positions in Delaware, but share the focus of having worked tirelessly to improve the quality of public education in our state.