Degrees and Certifications:
Doctorate, Educational Leadership, University of Delaware Master of Business Administration, Delaware State University Master of Science, Information Science, Drexel University Bachelor of Arts, Mathematical Sciences (minor in Physics), University of Delaware Delaware School Leader II Certification
Chuck Longfellow joined the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) leadership team in August 2018 as Associate Secretary, Operations Support. His areas of emphasis include Finance, Technology, Charter Schools, Transportation, and Capital Programs. He is committed to supporting Delaware educators, learners, and educational support staff in achieving the DDOE vision: every learner ready for college, career, and life. Chuck believes strongly in financial transparency and looks forward to helping to implement ways for citizens to better see and understand how their education dollars support learning.
Before joining DDOE as Associate Secretary, Chuck served Appoquinimink School District first as Director of Technology (2004-2008), then Director of Finance (2008-2018). Prior to working at Appoquinimink, he was Chief Information Officer with Christina School District, Assessment Analyst/Data Manager with DDOE, a computer programmer and system support specialist with Delaware Tech, librarian with Delaware State University, and a support staff member at the University of Delaware for the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department and the Morris Library. Chuck has served as a member of the Delaware Army National Guard for over three decades and still serves. He recently graduated from the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy in Fort Bliss, TX.