About Us

The Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children (deaeyc) is the administrative home and licensee for T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Delaware. Child Care Services Association (CCSA), North Carolina, has agreements to license the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Projects in 24 states. Who funds: The scholarships are a partnership between students, sponsoring centers and T.E.A.C.H. Delaware. Currently, T.E.A.C.H. Delaware is funded by Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning and Delaware Health & Human Services. Who benefits: The children being cared for benefit the most from having higher qualified teachers. The programs that our recipients work for benefit by helping increase the professionalism at the program. T.E.A.C.H. participation can also count as a benefits for Delaware Stars standards and help gain points for higher qualifies staff. And, lastly, the teachers benefit. Teachers learn more in depth knowledge to help them provide the best care possible and earn a college education without going into debt with student loans!


T.E.A.C.H. is very thankful to the following Sponsoring programs who have assisted their staff in 2017 to further their education through our scholarship program:

Contact us:

Michelle Spencer, M.Ed., T.E.A.C.H. Coordinator:  mspencer@deaeyc.org Phone: (302) 764-1501

Beth Smith, T.E.A.C.H. Counselor: esmith@deaeyc.org Phone: (302) 764-1500 x104

Fax: (302) 475-5300