Del. Legislation Would Allocate Funds For Schools To Hire Permanent Substitute Teachers


Many Delaware schools are facing a shortage of substitute teachers, and now legislation has been introduced in the General Assembly that would allow for hiring of permanent, full-time substitutes. The measure would provide funding for schools to hire up to two full-time substitute teachers starting with the 2023-24 school year. Training, the per-diem rates and…

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IRSD Highlights State Incentive As It Searches For Substitute Teachers


The Indian River School District is inviting recent state retirees to serve as substitute teachers. Under the State of Emergency recently revised by Governor John Carney, state employees who have recently retired may accept positions as substitute teachers after one-month separation of state service. Previously, a six-month waiting period was required. To address the current…

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Sussex Tech welcomes 16 new teachers & staff members


Sussex Technical High School’s staff has been joined by 16 new or promoted teachers and staff members with more than 165 combined years of experience. “Sussex Tech’s team is committed to preparing students for their future, and our new teachers and staff will help us do just that,” said Principal Dr. John Demby. “They represent…

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Annual Teacher’s Fair in Ocean View Set for February


An annual teacher’s fair is set for late February in Ocean View, Delaware. The fair will be comprised of all 18 school districts in the state of Delaware, and all seven on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The goal of the fair is to recruit new educators, and serve as a networking opportunity. The event will be…

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