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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsJuly 2017

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The Secretary of Education intends to create 14 DE Admin. Code 1202 Delaware Teacher Corps Program to provide guidance relative to the implementation of the program. This regulation is being created to establish the purpose, eligibility and other criteria for the award of this program.
The purpose of this teacher incentive program is to encourage academically talented Delawareans to pursue teaching careers in Delaware public schools.
"Award" means a loan under the Delaware Teacher Corps Program, the repayment of which is forgiven when the borrower is employed in the teaching profession for the specified period of time.
"Delaware Higher Education Office (DHEO)" is the Department of Education's office which administers specific programs related to higher education, including, but not limited to, scholarship and loan programs.
"Full-Time Student" means a student enrolled in a minimum of college credit hours as required by the student's college or university for full-time status. Generally, for an undergraduate program this is a minimum of 12 credit hours per term or for a graduate program a minimum of 9 credit hours.
"High Priority Program" means classifications with the highest shortest of teachers and persistent need for teachers available for employment. These classifications of a subset of the identified Critical Need Areas. They will be posted annually on the Delaware Higher Education Office (DHEO) website and are based on federal and state reporting.
"Qualifying Employment" means employment as a teacher in a Delaware public school, whether as an employee of the State, the Department of Education, a school district or an individual school, as an educator in the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families or as an employee of a private organization providing educational services to Delaware school children under a contract with the State, the Department of Education, a school district or an individual school.
"Resident of the State" means the student meets the definition of residency as defined in 14 Del.C. §3402(f).
"Semester" means a half-year term in a school or college, typically lasting fifteen to eighteen weeks.
"Student Account Access Site" means the webpage on the DHEO's website where students can access scholarship opportunities.
"Tuition" means the cost of attendance excluding room, board, mandatory fees, books and supplies.
"Undergraduate" means a student at a college or university who has not yet earned a bachelor's or equivalent degree; typically the first four years of college attendance.
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