Educational Development

The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy provides character development, mentoring and personal skills development activities for girls 11-14 years of age. The program emphasizes scholarship in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, while also engaging in topics such as leadership, intra-psychic development and interpersonal skills.
Email deltaacademy@dstwilmingtonde.org for more information.

 

Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully) Institute mentors at-risk African-American girls, ages 14-18, and provides the framework for them to actualize their goals through the performance of activities that develop a “can-do” attitude.  The goal of this program is to provide tools that enable girls to sharpen and enhance their skills to achieve high levels of academic success and to become involved in community service opportunities.
Email gems@dstwilmingtonde.org for more information.

 

EMBODI (Empowering Males to build Opportunities for Developing Independence) focuses on addressing issues facing African-American middle-school aged males.  Issues related to self-efficacy, leadership, physical and mental health and college readiness are addressed through presentations, dialogue groups and structured activities.
Email embodi@dstwilmingtonde.org for more information.

 

Jabberwock Scholarship Program, in partnership with Delta Outreach and Education Center, Inc., a 501c(3) organization, has awarded over $750,000 in college scholarships to deserving New Castle County young ladies in grades 11 and 12 since 2000.

For more updates on this year’s Jabberwock Scholarship Program please visit Jabberwockwilmingtonde.com