The Delaware Public Education Ombudsperson Program assists students and families to advocate an resolve educational disputes.

To speak with program staff or to start the intake process:

Contact us by phone at (302) 327-1088 or complete the referral form below (available in English and Spanish)

Our Role:

  • To assist students and their families to advocate and resolve educational disputes

  • To collaborate with students, families and stakeholders to address systemic gaps in public education by identifying strategies and developing best practices. 

  • Working with stakeholders to addressing issues around equity, discipline, academic and social-emotional skills, trauma informed and/or restorative practices.


Who We Serve:

All students and families attending public or charter schools in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties

Delaware Public Education Ombudsperson Program Referral Form

Please complete all information on the form to request a consultation with a Family Resource Specialist. Someone will get back to you to confirm receipt and schedule an appointment.

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Ombudsperson Hotline  (302) 327-1088

For more information about the Public Education Ombudsperson Program, please contact Devon Hynson,

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