• Application Instructions

    The Department welcomes applications from LEAs interested in implementing a research based evaluation model and developing innovative processes to increase student achievement. Alternative Educator Evaluation Systems enable LEAs to offer greater creativity, flexibility, support, and accountability for teachers, specialists, and system leaders.

    Applications may be for teacher, specialist, and system leaders (assistant principals, principals, directors, superintendents). All applications must comply with requirements outlined in Delaware State Code and any additional guidance provided by the Delaware Department of Education. All educator evaluation systems must be state-approved.

    Please note: All applicants must complete and submit the Intent to Apply form by October 31, 2019.

    Supporting Documentation

    Intent to Apply

    Alternative Educator Evaluation System Application Instructions

    Application Timeline

    Application information and instructions can be found in the links below for new applications and existing alternative systems renewal and modification applications.

    New Applications

    Existing Alternative Educator Systems: Renewal or Modifications


    Please contact:
    Raushann Austin, Education Associate - Educator Effectiveness 
    Educator Supports Team
    Email: raushann.austin@doe.k12.de.us
    Phone: (302) 735-4023

Last Modified on September 17, 2019