Welcome to Delaware's Quality Assured Professional Development

DIEEC is committed to supporting the healthy growth and development of Delaware's children by providing resources and information for those who care for, who care about, and who teach our children and support their families.

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What's Happening

COVID-19 FAQs

As this situation continues to unfold, we want to make sure we are answering your questions.  Please click here for FAQs.  We will continue to update as we hear from you.

Coronavirus – COVID 19 Update 3/13/20

As you may be aware, state officials have announced that there are known exposures of Coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the State of Delaware. While these individuals are affiliated with the University of Delaware, they have no direct connection to the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood (DIEEC).

The Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood (DIEEC), together with our state partner, the Office of Early Learning, continues to monitor the potential impact of COVID-19 on our work. Out of an abundance of caution, effective immediately, the DIEEC will not be holding in-person activities.

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Training Calendar

April 13, 2020 - 7:00PM VIRTUAL LOCATION VIRTUAL - Mindfulness: A Resilience Practice (LIVE PD) More Information

April 13, 2020 - 7:00PM VIRTUAL LOCATION VIRTUAL - Culturally Responsive Teaching: Community of Practice DIEEC Virtual Course More Information

April 27, 2020 - 7:00PM VIRTUAL LOCATION VIRTUAL - Understanding Children’s Behavior as Communication (LIVE PD) More Information

May 16, 2020 - 9:00AM 501 South College Summer Camp Safety Training More Information

May 16, 2020 - 9:30AM DIEEC Dover Office- Blue Hen Mall Corp., Center, Suite 1E Maintaining Equity in Early Childhood: Suspension/Explusion Prevention More Information

May 18, 2020 - 6:30PM DIEEC Dover Office- Blue Hen Mall Corp., Center, Suite 1E Child Assessment for Administrators: Polishing the Lens More Information

Services Hub

Links to general resources for early childhood professional development in Delaware, and other relevant resources and information organized by topic.

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