Delaware's school funding system leaves English learners behind

Delaware’s school funding system leaves English learners behind
By Norma I. Antongiorgi

Norma I. Antongiorgi is a member of the Delaware Hispanic Commission Education Subcommittee and a member of the Board of Academia Alonso Charter School. She also served in the Wilmington Education Advisory Committee.


Paraprofessional - Elementary Education

Parkway Academy Central located in Dover, is looking to fill an immediate paraprofessional vacancy. Our school, which is an alternative/non-traditional environment is seeking an experienced, passionate person full time, ten month positions. Job requirements include facilitate assistance to our high school students in our overflow of APEX class, work as a team member and building supportive relationships with all students. Candidates must undergo a criminal background check as a condition of employment. Please contact Mrs. Gray at wendy.gray@pathways.com or 302-730-8280..

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]…, except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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Outreach Specialist

Position Title:

  • Academia Antonia Alonso Outreach Specialist Supervisor: Director of School – Chair of Marketing Committee Status: Part-time
  • Summary of Position:
  • The Outreach Specialist will be responsible for recruitment of applicants into Academia Antonia Alonso Charter School, from now on AAA. The Specialist will conduct parent information sessions, phone follow up calls, and outreach initiatives on dual language and Expeditionary Learning. The Specialist will also be responsible for delivering brochures, flyers and pertinent documents to families to properly enroll in AAA. Participate in community events and research the opportunities for AAA to be represented in the targeted public will be part of his/her job.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School degree and two years of experience in sales, outreach, marketing or event planning. • Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish/English)
  • Strong interpersonal, planning and communication skills.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours when necessary.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct parent information sessions on how to enroll and inform about the advantages of being an AAA student. (usually adding to daycares, preK, etc. parents nights)  Speak before community groups.
  • Conduct research to determine where community events are held and participate as appropriate.
  • Gather information of number of families reached, contacted and served in an organized manner.
  • Conduct follow-up by verifying information through phone contact.
  • Conduct outreach initiatives to attract participants to the school and disseminate education about Expeditionary Learning and Dual Language.
  • Establish connections with current families to give referrals. • Serve as liaison between families and feeder schools during the choice period, if needed.
  • Participate in school’s Open Houses and events if necessary.
  • Maintain documentation of all efforts.
  • Maintain confidentiality of students and families information, action and records.

Other Duties:

  • Participate in other internal and external activities as directed by your supervisor.
  • Provide reports and/or analysis as necessary.
  • Other duties that may arise at the request of your supervisor.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Veronica.Vasko@academia.k12.de.us


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We were highlighted at El Tiempo Hispano!!!...

El 7 de octubre, 2016 a las 6:00 pm Academia Antonia Alonso celebró el cierre del mes de la Herencia Hispana. Muchas actuaciones e invitados especiales se unieron para iluminar la fiesta.

-Veronica Vlasko


La Academia celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana “A lo Grande”

El 7 de octubre, 2016 a las 6:00 pm Academia Antonia Alonso celebró el cierre del mes de la Herencia Hispana. Muchas actuaciones e invitados especiales se unieron para iluminar la fiesta.

-Veronica Vlasko


Bilingual education in the First State

Bilingual education in the First State

By ANNE HOFFMAN

Education is the theme of Thursday’s second annual Delaware Latino Summit. Specifically, the summit is focusing on training more First State teachers to be culturally competent…