University of Delaware College of Education and Human Development
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Delaware Department of Education
Delaware Office of Early Learning
Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood
Prospective Providers Quote

“Believe it or not you are the best. You got me working, I love it, you are pushing me into my future”.
Rakettia McLeish, Family Child Care, Star 2 currently a Star Level 4


The early childhood education and care providers in Delaware Stars have made a Sept 2012 read aloud 2 (2)
commitment to build the quality of their programs.  Several decades of research clearly demonstrate that high-quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood programs have positive effects on children’s cognitive and social development.  The providers in Delaware Stars are committed to being the best they can be so young children have the best possible start in school and life.

The staff of Delaware Stars appreciates each and every provider we serve, understanding their job is so critically important and has the potential to positively impact many young children in Delaware.  Thank you Delaware Stars Providers, for all that you do!

Thank you for visiting the Delaware Stars for Early Success website. Delaware Stars is a program funded and administered by Delaware Department of Education, managed by the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood (DIEEC) in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.