The Delaware Department of Education offers a variety of programs and services. The department additionally offers technical assistance services to promote the development of basic skills among youths. It offers advanced incentive placement, school improvement and child nutritional programs. The department s after-school program promotes the development of study and work habits, as well as offers academic and employment opportunities. It also organizes mentoring-related workshops for teachers. The department provides talented and gifted programs that include leadership, advocacy and guidance services. It offers science assessment programs for students in kindergarten through grade 12. The department also provides a special education program for students with physical disabilities. The Delaware Department of Education maintains a presence in Dover, Delaware.