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News and Events

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." The letter provided a deep explanation of the problems and frustrations felt by educators and administrators across the state with the current system and offer avenues to fix and make the system actually do what it is supposed to do.

The letter, understandably, ellicited media coverage from the News Journal. Click on the links listed below to read the full letter sent to the General Assembly and the resulting coverage in the News Journal.

Letter to the Delaware General Assembly

News Journal (April 3, 2014): Teachers Seek Evaluations Moratorium

WBOC evening news (April 3, 2014): http://goo.gl/r76iEf

 


 

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. Click the links below to read each new business item in its entirety.

New Business Items 2-6 (NBI #1 was withdrawn at the Rep. Assembly)

 



Check out the DSEA store at Lands End

We now have a place where you can purchase quality merchandise with the DSEA logo embroidered - yes, really embroidered - on it. It's the DSEA Lands End Store.

Blouses, shirts, polo shirts, skirts, sweaters, jackets, hats, bags, totes, chefs' aprons, beach bags, beach towels, business attaches, messenger bags, duffel bags - even coolers and lunch bags.
Ordering is easy. Just use your credit card. There's no need to "register." Click here for Lands End's two-page guide on getting the right fit.



Dates for Council of Presidents Meetings (meetings where all of DSEA's local association presidents gather to share and learn from each other)

Monday, December 9, 2013, 5pm, DSEA Headquarters, Dover
Tuesday, February 18, 2014,5pm, DSEA Headquarters, Dover
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 5pm, DSEA Headquarters, Dover

Questions? Contact Sandy Dearman.


Upcoming DSEA Events and Meetings

Component V - Part II
April 15, 2014 (NCC), April 17 (Dover) and April 29 (Sussex)
Questions? Contact Debbie Stevens or Gerri Coble.

DSEA Fireworks Night and Sussex County Schools Night at the Delmarva Shorebirds
Saturday evening, May 24
Exact time yet to be determined.
www.theshorebirds.com
Questions? Contact David Wright, DSEA dir. of communications.

DSEA Scholarships Benefit Golf Tournament
Friday, June 13, 2014
Maple Dale Country Club, Dover

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