The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest professional organization and largest labor union in the United States, representing public school teachers and other support personnel, faculty and staffers at colleges and universities, retired educators, and college students preparing to become teachers. The NEA has 3.2 million members and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the nation.
The Delaware Department of Education (DEDOE) is the state education agency of Delaware. It is headquartered in the John G. Townsend Building in Dover, with additional offices in the John W. Collette Education Resource Center in Dover. Mark Murphy has served as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education since 2012.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED) is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government. Recreated by the Department of Education Organization Act and signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on October 17, 1979, it began operating on May 4, 1980. The primary functions of the Department of Education are to "establish policy for, administer and coordinate most federal assistance to education, collect data on US schools, and to enforce federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights."
The mission of the Delaware Professional Standards Board is to assure competence and promote excellence among professional educators to meet the needs of the community of learners in the state. There are 16 members serving on the board and the Executive Director is Christopher Kenton, a longtime educator from the Lake Forest School District.
The Office of Pensions maintains comprehensive and responsive systems for benefits and funds management which helps retain a quality workforce and provides a secure and supportive retirement commitment.
Individuals who are interested in working as an educator in the State of Delaware can find a comprehensive list of all vacancies in Delaware school districts. Each district will have its own application process and this link only serves as an information portal for jobs that are open.
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Education Week is a United States national newspaper covering K-12 education. It is published by Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), a non-profit organization, which is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland in Greater Washington DC. The newspaper publishes 37 issues a year, three of them special annual reports (Quality Counts, Technology Counts, and Diplomas Count).