PDCE is hiring instructional specialists in ELA and Math
Join our team!

Are you passionate about improving PK-12 education? We are looking for a Senior Associate Director of English Language Arts, an Instructional Specialist of English Language Arts, and an Instructional Specialist of Mathematics. Join our team at PDCE to …

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How can we help you next school year?

PDCE is here to help support your efforts to improve curriculum and instruction in your schools. If you are interested in creating a collaborative professional learning partnership, check out our service offerings for 2019-2020. Contact us if you are i …

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PDCE supports STEAM efforts at The College School

Amy Trauth, Senior Associate Director of science, partnered with the College School and the College of Engineering, to facilitate training workshops for teachers implementing a STEAM curriculum with a project-based learning focus. Visit UDaily to learn …

Walpole and literacy team discuss Bookworms.
WALPOLE HONORED WITH READING EDUCATOR AWARD

Sharon Walpole, director of PDCE and professor in the School of Education, received the Jerry Johns Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award from the International Literacy Association in July 2018.  Visit UDaily to learn about the award, and how …

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CREATING BOOKWORMS

CCPS teachers, administrators, parents and librarians are noticing students’ growing enthusiasm for reading — enthusiasm fueled by a partnership between this Maryland district and the University of Delaware. All 17 elementary schools in CCPS are imple …