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Office of Certification and Accreditation

Teagan Thomas was one of 35 teachers selected nationwide for the 2015 National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program.  Thomas is a 2013 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in elementary teacher education from UD’s College of Education and Human Development. Thomas, a sixth grade science teacher and instructional leader at Las Americas ASPIRA Academy in Newark, traveled to Oslo, Norway, before boarding the National Geographic Explorer, a research ship and icebreaker, to voyage around the archipelago of Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean. The program, designed to give hands-on experiences to teachers to help them bring geographic awareness to their classrooms, received more than 2,700 applications  Read more…