Teachers are in high demand in the United States as record numbers of Baby Boomer's are retiring from the profession. As the need for quality educators grows, Delaware State is ready to help fill the ranks with highly-qualified teachers. Our program prepares students to meet the challenges in the classroom, and to become highly sought after professional educators.
Delaware State University offers a wide variety of bachelor degree programs for education majors. Prospective students can major in:
- Early Childhood Education (Birth-2)
- Elementary Education (K-6)
- Middle Level Education (6-8)
- Physical Education (K-12)
Council for Professional Education (CPE)
The Council for Professional Education is a policy making body to all Teacher Education Programs (TEP). The Council is composed of representatives from each department at the University with a teacher education curriculum. The Council consists of the Education Department Chairperson, the Director of Student Teaching, the Coordinator of Field Experiences, Graduate Director, all content area coordinators and other appointed University representatives. The Education Department is the administrative body for the Professional Education Unit and the Council for Professional Education.
Students may appeal any decision made by the Council for Professional Education in the following sequence:
- Chairperson of the Education Department
- Council for Professional Education
- The appropriate Academic Dean