Lead For Delaware is now recruiting its fifth cohort of aspiring leaders. If you are interested in joining this dynamic program, please click the "APPLY HERE" button below to set up an informal meeting. The application closes on Thursday, February 28th, 2019.


Lead For Delaware seeks educators who are committed to disrupting systems of inequity and ensuring that all students receive an excellent education in Delaware. To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have at least a master’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.0

  • Have at least three years of full-time teaching experience with at least two “effective” ratings

  • Want a rigorous, two year, practice-based, cohort-model leadership development program that expects transformative outcomes for its graduates.

Successful applicants demonstrate a willingness to commit to the intensive program while serving full-time in a school-based role in Delaware. For candidates who do not currently hold a school-based position in Delaware and are invited to join a program cohort, program staff will provide assistance in securing a position. Including the 2-year program, successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to leadership service in Delaware public schools for at least 5 years.