• An important message from the office of Licensure & Certification regarding COVID-19

    As Delaware continues to try to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Delaware Department of Education is modifying how it provides support to its customers. Those seeking help from Licensure and Certification are encouraged to call or email for assistance.

    We will be limiting public access to our offices, and are asking those who need our support to contact us by phone or email. 

    New L&C Processing Guidance under COVID-19 is Available!
    Employed educators, please contact your human resources office. All other educators, please contact L&C using a method below.

    By Email: Please send questions to deeds@doe.k12.de.us

    By Phone: (302) 857-3388. Please leave a detailed message that includes your name, question or concern, and contact information, that includes both a telephone number and email address for response.

    By Mail: Documents may be mailed to the address below or scanned as a PDF and emailed to deeds@doe.k12.de.us

    Delaware Department of Education
    Office of Licensure & Certification
    35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
    Dover, DE 19904
    State Mail Code N510

    Thank you, The Licensure & Certification Team

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  • Existing Delaware Educators

    The Licensure & Certification office provides support to current educators who want to add certifications to their current State of Delaware teaching license, including advancing their career by becoming certified as a Principal/Assistant Principal or Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent, or changing careers by becoming certified in a specialist area. 

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  • The following topics are designed to guide the existing Delaware educator through desired licensure and certification processes. Guidance on how to maintain an active credential, or move from an initial license to a continuing license is also available in the License Renewal link below.

  • Delaware Department of Education
    Licensure & Certification
    Collette Education Resource Center
    35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
    Dover, DE 19904

    Feel free to contact us:
    M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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Last Modified on June 23, 2020