The stories I hear ... Kids' imaginations are a beautiful thing!

- Donna R. MaconMilford School District

What’s the best part of teaching elementary school? The question elicits a variety of responses, but one consistently stands out from the crowd: you never stop learning.

Whether you’re learning from students, peers, or through the state’s innovative professional development system, you can be sure that you’re always improving as an elementary school teacher in Delaware.

Though Delaware has made great strides in bridging the achievement gap among students, there’s still work to be done.

By offering free professional development workshops and yes, financial rewards, Delaware hopes to attract eager teachers to struggling schools. In Delaware, you may choose to improve yourself professionally by concentrating on students who need the most help.


Follow easy, step by step directions for how to become an elementary school teacher in Delaware. Start today.

Find salary information, statistics for benefits, bonuses and additional incentive pay opportunities.

Apply to accredited institutions offering teaching certification programs and masters degree programs for elementary teachers.

Enjoy the stories of those who have already begun their careers. Laugh, cry and learn about the life of an elementary school teacher.