Yale National Initiative
Yale National Initiative to strengthen teaching in public schools is a
long-term endeavor to establish exemplary Teachers Institutes in
high-need school districts in states throughout the country. The League
of Teachers Institutes is an alliance that advances their work locally
and nationally. Evaluations have shown that the Institute approach to
professional learning enhances teacher effectiveness in ways known to
improve student achievement and encourages participants to remain in
teaching in urban schools.
League of Teachers Institutes
Christina School District
The Christina School District is Delaware's largest public school
system, serving 17,000 students in 27 schools. The district serves the
City of Newark and its surrounding suburban areas, as well as a portion
of the City of Wilmington.
Colonial School District
Enrolling 10,000 students in 14 schools, the mission of the Colonial
School Districts to prepare all students to be self-sufficient,
responsible citizens by bridging the academic world with the world of
work. It serves eastern New Castle County, including the City of New
Castle and a portion of the City of Wilmington. Colonial's system of
research-based teaching and learning cultivates students of distinction
at high levels.
New Castle County Vo-Tech School District
By offering 4,500 students an innovative curriculum that combines
academic instruction, career training, and structured work experiences
designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace
skills, the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District
provides each student the opportunity to reach his or her potential as a
productive and successful member of the community. All middle school
students in New Castle County are eligible to apply for admission to one
of NCC Vo-Tech's four technical high schools.
Red Clay Consolidated School District
Serving more than 15,500 students in 29 schools, the Red Clay
Consolidated School District is the second largest school system in
Delaware. Red Clay includes the northwestern sections of the City of
Wilmington and its suburbs. The District's vision is for all students to
acquire the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to live rich and
full lives as productive and enlightened members of society.
Appoquinimink School District
Located in southern New Castle County, Delaware, serves more than 10,000 students in 16 schools spanning grades PK-12. The District's mission is to provide a world-class education where each of their students gains the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes needed to contribute and flourish in a global society.
Next Generation Science Standards
Common Core State Standards - Mathematics
Common Core State Standards - English Language Arts and Literacy