Dream of a career as a teacher? State is now accepting applications for Delaware Future Ed Leaders Summer Program

The Delaware Department of Education is accepting applications for an eight-week summer program for promising future leaders who have a passion for education and want to gain hands-on exposure to policy work.

The program, now in its second year, has been developed specifically for current students, recent graduates and junior teachers as they explore career paths in education and seek exposure to careers in state government. Individuals from all programs of study are welcome to apply. Although teaching experience is not required, preference will be given to outstanding teachers working in Delaware public schools.

The program begins on Monday, June

Delaware Department of Education extends college scholarship deadlines!

Due to technical issues with the state’s scholarship website that may have prevented some students from accessing the site, the Delaware Department of Education is extending the deadlines for some state-sponsored professional incentive and private scholarships administered by the Delaware Higher Education Office.

The deadline for the following Professional Incentive Scholarship Programs is extended until 4:30 p.m. on June 30, 2014:

  • Delaware Nursing Incentive Professional Incentive Scholarship Program
  • Delaware Teacher Corps Professional Incentive Scholarship Program
  • Christa McAuliffe Professional Incentive Scholarship Program
  • Ada Leigh Soles Professional Librarian and Archivist Incentive Scholarship (Master and Bachelor) Programs
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Incentive Program
  • Optometry Incentive

Youth Engaged 4 Change poster contest deadline is May 4

YE4C wants to hear how youth make a difference directly from the experts: young change makers like you. Can you think of a time when you were eager to make a difference? How did you turn your passion into action? Share your advice with other youth and young adults who want to make a difference and are figuring out where to start.

Submit your own original poster or photo(s) that share the advice you would offer friends, classmates, and teens around the nation who want to make a difference in the lives of others.  You can win prizes up to …

L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth competition deadline is June 25

LOREAL_WOW_FaceBookHonoreeAds_02L’Oréal Paris’ Women of Worth program celebrates everyday women who follow their true passion to make a difference in the world through volunteerism. Every year, 10 women are chosen and are honored for their extraordinary efforts to serve their communities with a $10,000 donation to their charitable cause. One of these amazing women is selected as the national honoree and rewarded with an additional $25,000. Honor a deserving woman’s selfless work in helping and inspiring others!

For more information, please visit L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth.    

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Know an all-star teacher? Nominate your favorite teacher for the All-Star Teacher Contest!

All Star Teacher ContestMajor League Baseball, PEOPLE, and Target invite you to nominate a current or retired teacher who is a classroom all-star. Someone who has made a difference in the lives of students as well as the community.

Thirty teachers will attend and be honored at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota.

Deadline for entires is May 6, 2014. For more information on the nomination process, visit All-Star Teacher Contest

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