Our Mission

Date Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Promote the development of a comprehensive and coordinated early childhood system, birth to eight, which provides the highest quality services and environment for Delaware’s children and their families. Strengthen governance and alignment of early childhood policies, programs, practices, standards, and financing that enhance outcomes and uniform oversight across state agencies, and expand collaborations with private […]


Early Childhood Advocates

Date Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2016

 


Strengthening Delaware’s Quality Early Childhood System

Date Posted: Monday, March 30th, 2015

Strengthening Delaware’s Quality Early Childhood System Click here to view the final publication of the Early Childhood Messaging Document


City of Wilmington WECEC Professional Development Resource Center

Date Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015

Fulfilling Community Needs With: TECE 1 & 2 Scholarship Opportunities Professional Development Career Advisement Technical Assistance Mentoring Resources Teaching Tools & Toys Referrals Free Membership Early Professional Literature Home Childcare & Center Support Groups Access to Quality Training & a Whole Lot More… Click here for the City of Wilmington WECEC Professional Development Resource Center […]


Great Starts Delaware

Date Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015

The focus of Great Starts Delaware is building a system for early learning and child development services that will serve children with high needs, including those who are low-income, children with disabilities and dual language learners, in order to improve children’s outcomes and readiness for school and for life. Significant resources to support this work […]


First Start Delaware Early Head Start Grant Began on January 1, 2015

Date Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015

First Start Delaware Early Head Start a federal grant awarded to The Delaware Department of Education, DOE will partner with child care and Head Start providers to expand quality early learning opportunities for some of Delaware’s highest need infants and toddlers and to provide enhanced services to their families. With the help of technical assistance […]


Delaware Stars

Date Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2015

Participating in Delaware Stars Delaware Stars for Early Success is a Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), which is a method used to assess, improve and communicate the level of quality in early care and education and school-age settings. It establishes quality standards for programs and provides technical assistance and limited financial support to programs […]