Back to Basics celebrates 30th anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony!

30th anniversary with NCCCC memberIt’s hard to believe, but this year, Back to Basics is celebrating 30 years of Excellence in Education! This week, the company marked the event with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce.

Pictured here is Back to Basics Founder Beverly Stewart with New Castle County Chamber Ambassadors.

Celebrating 30 years of excellence in education! Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is the undisputed leader in 1-on-1 tutoring in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania for over 60 subjects. The company offers a unique Department of Education-approved 1-on-1 K-12 Private School in Wilmington, Delaware and a Delaware Business

Delaware Colleges Say Smarter Balanced Assessments Are A Good Measure Of College Readiness

Delaware Department of Education logoFour institutions of higher education in Delaware—the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical Community College, Delaware State University and Wilmington University—all have said students’ scores on the state’s new 11th grade Smarter Assessments are a good measure of college readiness and will be accepted in lieu of a separate placement test, Gov. Jack Markell announced today.

High school juniors started taking the Smarter English language arts (ELA) and Smarter Mathematics assessments Monday and all students will complete them before June 4. The colleges’ decisions mean that students who score 3 or better on the tests’ 4-point scale now will be able …

2015-2016 National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program deadline is June 10

YSA LogoDo you have a passion for community service? Have you worked hard to solve a local problem and now want to do more? Apply for the National Child Awareness Month (NCAM) Youth Ambassador Program, a year-long program for young leaders ages 16-22 to create change around issues facing youth today!

Fifty-one NCAM Youth Ambassadors will be selected – one per state + DC. Ambassadors receive a $1,000 grant, an all-expense paid, three-day leadership training in September 2015 in Washington, DC, and ongoing training and networking opportunities.

For more information, visit Youth Service America.

Celebrating 30 years of excellence in

Main Line College Fair will be held April 28 at Villanova University

schools & districtsFor over three decades, Villanova University, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counseling (PACAC) has hosted the Main Line College Fair. With nearly 300 colleges in attendance, this is a great opportunity for local students to start their college search. This year’s fair will be held on Tuesday, April 28 from 6:30-9:00 pm at The Pavilion.

Click here to view the colleges that will be in attendance.

Important Parking Information
Due to the popularity of this fair, parking may be limited. It is strongly recommended that students and their families carpool and/or take public transportation to the …

Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware has job openings for dozens of translators and interpreters in a wide range of languages!

LOGO_medium (1)Back to Basics Learning Dynamics has immediate job openings for skilled and experienced translators and interpreters. Daytime and evening assignments are slated for New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties.

Please contact Beverly Stewart at 302-379-1010 to discuss job specifics and requirements, or email resume to .

A complete list of translating and interpreting needs includes:

  • Arabic interpreting
  • ASL (RID certified)
  • Bengali interpreting
  • Bengali translating
  • Cantonese interpreting
  • Creole interpreting
  • Creole translating
  • Farsi interpreting
  • Gujarati interpreting
  • Gujarati translating
  • Haitian Creole interpreting
  • Hindi interpreting
  • Hindi translating
  • Korean interpreting
  • Mandarin interpreting
  • Portuguese interpreting
  • Punjabi interpreting
  • Russian interpreting