DELREC is committed to increasing diversity in the legal community. We seek to empower every K-12 student in Delaware with knowledge of the justice system, with opportunities and pipelines to careers in law, and with 1:1 mentorship along the way. We leverage the power of partnerships with teachers, attorneys, nonprofit organizations, and schools to create access to justice for all.


Mission and vision

Mission: to provide active learning experiences and skills development for students who need to function in a society based on the rule of law, by:

  1. fostering a greater understanding of the law and judicial branch among students in Delaware schools;
  2. encouraging and supporting participation of students in Delaware in Law Related Education;
  3. providing access to students in Delaware to information about careers in the legal and public service sectors; and
  4. supporting access to the programs and fostering interest in legal careers. 

Executive Director

Betsy Renzo, Esq
Executive Director


Betsy's Bio: 
Both an attorney and experienced K-12 teacher, Betsy Renzo is the Executive Director of the Delaware Law Related Education Center (DELREC).  Prior to DELREC, Betsy was the Director of Advancement at the Community Education Building, in Wilmington. Betsy was a classroom teacher and program leader for ten years, teaching AP Government, Speech & Debate, Global Pease & Social Justice, and U.S. History.  Before teaching, she worked as an attorney in Pennsylvania, focusing on juvenile criminal justice and family law. It is a life goal of hers to create equitable educational opportunity for all, as she believes firmly that diversity and inclusion are benefits to our entire society. Betsy believes that education is the most powerful tool we can give to our youth, and that strong economies need strong schools. She holds a JD from Temple University Beasley School of Law and a Master’s degree in Education from Stanford University.


DELREC Board of Trustees

Daniel M. Attaway, Esq – President of the Board
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Michael Feldman- Board Secretary
Delaware Department of Education

Nicole M. Faries, Esq. – Board Treasurer
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt LLC

Fran O’Malley, Ph.D
The University of Delaware, Center for Civic Education

Eileen Wilkinson
St. Marks High School

Major Benjamin Feldmann
New Castle County Division of Police

Kaelea Shaner
Delaware Judiciary

April Betts, Esq.
Delaware Office of Defense Services

Adriana Bohm
Delaware County Community College

Dawn Williams, Esq
Delaware Office of Defense Services

Holly Golder
Red Clay Consolidated School District

LaKresha Moultrie, Esq.
Delaware State University


Ex Officio Board Members

Justice Chris Griffiths
Supreme Court of Delaware

Megan Greenberg
The Executive Director of the Delaware Bar Foundation

Secretary Mark Holodick
Governor’s Secretary of Education

Head of Charter School Office at DOE Leroy Travers
State of Delaware Dept. of Education

Senator Kyle Evans Gay
State of Delaware General Assembly

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