DSEA seeks applicants for open seats on the Executive Board (NCC)
DSEA is seeking applications from members in New Castle County who are interested in serving on the Executive Board. The deadline to apply is April 28th.
The Executive Board conducts the business of the association, such as approval of budget adjustments, candidate recommendations, and approval of staff contracts/hirings. Individual members of the Board also have specific duties, including serving as a liaison between the Board and local associations.
Interested members must submit a letter of intent to Frederika Jenner by 5:00 pm on April 28th. For more information, including the job descriptions, please click here: Exec Board Description
Annual Scholarship Benefit Golf Tournament now on June 20th
DSEA will hold its annual Scholarship Benefit Golf Tournament on June 20th at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover. The scholarships benefits students graduating from Delaware public high schools. The two scholarships are: Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship and the Howard Weinberg Scholarship.
The Smith scholarship awards one $4,000 to an outstanding student who chooses to major in teaching. The Weinberg scholarship awards $1,000 per year (max of four years) to the child of a DSEA member.
The event is limited to 100 golfers. There are sponsorship opportunities available. DSEA also provides lunch, dinner, awards and prizes, as well as a sports memorabilia auction.
Download the brochure and register: Scholarship Tournament
President Jenner asks legislators to support comprehensive improvements to DPAS II-R evaluation system
In a March 31st letter to members of the Delaware General Assembly, DSEA President Frederika Jenner called for support in issuing a moratorium on the use of Component V scores in teacher evaluations "until such time as a fair, valid, and reliable method for evaluating student growth... can be determined."
Visit our "News and Events" page to learn more...
Delegates to the 2014 DSEA Representative Assembly pass a slate of New Business Items at annual meeting on March 15th
Delegates to the 2014 DSEA Representative Assembly voted on and passed five new business items.
Visit our "News and Events" page to read each of the NBI's.
DSEA Read Across America:
Student Contest Winners
The results from DSEA's Read Across America student contest are in. Visit our Read Across American page [click here] to see the list of winner and their entries.
SPRINT offers comprehensive discounts to DSEA members and families
Sprint has introduced a new plan called the ‘Framily Plan’ which can provide extra savings for DSEA members. Currently, members can received 18% on select data buy ups.
Sprint is also offering a $100 Port In Credit for anyone who brings their number over to Sprint from another carrier before 4/10/14. Rreference Corp ID: GAEDU_NEA_ZMB
Click Here to view a multi-page listing of the different discounts and plans Sprint is offering.
Many thanks to Steve Rulon, left, and Denise Foreman (Red Clay EA) for recording our current radio spots. You can hear them here as well as on WDEL 1150AM, WJBR 99.5FM and WDSD 94.7FM.
Listen to Steve's recording here; and Denise's here.
DSEA shirts, fleece, polos and other logo items available from Lands End. Click here to go to the DSEA store.
Have you checked out our interactive Great Schools Great Communities web page? Your dues dollars at work helping parents support and navigate public education in Delaware.