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Project DELITE: Applications are open!

Are you a Delaware educator or paraeducator working with multilingual learners (English learners)?

Would you like to support your students’ language development and success across the curriculum?

Apply now for Project DELITE to earn your EL Teacher Certification at no cost to you!


The University of Delaware is now accepting applications for Project DELITE (Delaware English Learners' Impact on Teacher Education).  Under this grant, we will provide a route, at no cost, to Teachers of English Learners or Bilingual Teacher certification for 60 educators and 15 paraprofessionals over the next five years.

Please see the flyer for more details about the project and the application process.  Click here for flyer

To apply:

  • Please complete the online application form
  • Ask an administrator, supervisor, MLL coordinator, or EL/MLL teacher to complete the recommendation form
  • Deadlines:
    • February 10: early deadline for applications
    • February 27: final deadline for applications
  • Successful applicants will be invited to complete a consent form and confirm participation. Please complete the form within 10 days of receipt.
  • Mid-March: participants will be randomly assigned to Cohort 1, 2, or 3.

For more information, please attend a webinar! Register for one of these sessions:

If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Forrest, DELITE Project Manager, at or by phone at (302) 831-0595. 

Please share this message with colleagues who may be interested in applying.