Delaware education majors: Apply now for the Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship

Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarships – $4,000 scholarships, considered each spring for outstanding Delaware public school seniors who are enrolled in a college of education and who plan to pursue a career in education.

These scholarships are administered by the DSEA Scholarship Task Force. They are given in memory of Christopher K. Smith, a social studies teacher in the Colonial School District, advocate for students and members and NEA director for Delaware. Former husband of past DSEA President Earlene Gillan-Smith, he passed away suddenly in 1989.

If you know of a public school student in Delaware who is …

Thank a teacher today — it’s America’s Educators Week!

NEA’s American Education Week (AEW) spotlights the importance of providing every child in America with a quality public education from kindergarten through college, and the need for everyone to do his or her part in making public schools great.

Take some time today to end the week by thanking the educators in your life – teachers, substitute teachers, education support professionals, administrators, afterschool program leaders, parents, etc. You can learn more about some of the nationwide activities that have been organized this week to celebrate educators at NEA.


For 25 years, Back to Basics has been recognized as the