Contact Information

Delaware Department of Education
The Townsend Building
Licensure/Certification Office
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901

Phone: (302) 857-3388 or 302-735-4000

Delaware Department of Education:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: No

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: No

Other Testing Needed: Not for transfer licenses from another state.

Description: Delaware offers a Certificate for School Library Media Specialist.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligibility includes completion of the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in any content area from a regionally accredited college/university; and,
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university in an American Library Association (ALA) approved program in School Library/Media; or,
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university in any other content area, including a general Media Library Specialist (MLS) degree, and completion of a program in School Library/Media approved by the Department which meets ALA Standards.

See for additional information:

Reciprocity: Yes, if the candidate holds a full and current license/certificate comparable to a Delaware license. Limited licenses will be individually evaluated.

MLA Citation "Delaware." School Library Connection, September 2015,

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Entry ID: 1959101

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