Delaware English Language Learners Teachers & Advocates


December 21, 2017

Peruse the available Master of Arts in TESOL and TELL Certification Programs available at DE State University, as shared by Dr. Brody Bluemel--DE State University's ELI Director.

December 21, 2017

May each and all of you have a beautiful holiday season. We hope you'll relax, enjoy your loved ones, and eat plenty cookies, pie, cupcakes, turkey, ham, tofurkey, turdoken, etc., etc. (and yes linguists--'tofurkey' and 'turdoken' are real words! :) )

December 21, 2017

Yesterday some of us, among many others, were able to attend the DE EL Strategic Plan at North Georgetown Elementary. Many of the school's students were in attendance. Seeing their eager and smiling faces reminded me the reason I'm in this 'business'. Please read more...

December 19, 2017

We've added a new page to our site. Please click on the 'More' tab on our website and view the DE Education Jobs page. We've posted jobs openings in the ESL, and bilingual fields; both in the K-12 and higher ed. fields. We'll update it regularly.

December 18, 2017

Please consider reaching out to Congress. Our current/former students need us. One of our members has shared this letter with us.

December 17, 2017

By end-of-day today all current DELLTA Committee/Sub Committee Chairs and members will be connected via email to start/continue their work. General Guidelines to Chairs and Members will be provided in an effort clarify everyone's roles. 

A brief description of the work...

December 17, 2017

On December 20 the DE English Learner Strategic Plan  (this is the DRAFT as of 10.31.2016, when the final/official Plan is available, we'll post a link to it) will be released at North Georgetown Elementary School. State officials, community members, and Gov. Carney wi...

December 17, 2017

Gov. Carney has recently appointed Delaware's first Chief Diversity Officer. His official start date has been set for December 18, 2017. Please click here to access the press release if you feel inclined.

December 7, 2017

Becoming a DELLTA member is simple and we welcome all members who support one of more of our DELLTA goals to join our team.

You can pay your annual dues right at our website. Your receipt will follow via email; OR, you can mail a check to Jen Bishop (make checks pa...

December 7, 2017

Some of you were unsure on how subscribing to our blog as a way to stay in touch. It's simple:

1. 'Click' our DELLTA Home page,

2. Scroll to the bottom of our blog,

3. Type your name, AND your email address,

4. You're DONE!

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Membership Perks

Your membership has benefits

  • Our members can nominate any number of deserving current or former EL graduating seniors  ​for a DELLTA Amanda Parisi Award.

  • You can network with other professionals in the field.

  • You can become an active advocate for ELs in DE, regionally, and nationally.

  • You can stay abreast of the latest developments in the EL arena in DE.

  • You can participate or be facilitator of quality EL Professional Development.

  • You'll have access to leadership opportunities within our organization and our partners.

On the Spotlight

Congrats to Mr. Clarke - Cape's District Teacher of the year! Mr. Clarke is an EL Teacher at Cape Henlopen SD. Kudos Mr. Clarke for supporting our ELs and their families!!

Do you have any other celebrations about our ELs and the the teachers who serve them? Let us know!  We'll be happy to share along :)

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