Delryn's teaching career has contributed many years of teaching, including programs to help students succeed. In 1971 her teaching career in Developmental Writing at Eastfield. Other areas, expanded an existing reading lab to serve writing students, teaching composition, computer classroom, telecourse, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Brookhaven College, creating the Writing Consultancy for students' disciplines received BHC’s Innovator of the year. She created a six-hour block of Composition and Speech Communications.
Delryn, not only taught but contributed by serving as Editor of the Journal of College Reading Learning. Became President of the BHC Faculty Association, then Dallas College Faculty Association. She led BHC’s Self-Study for SACS Review. She served as BHC’s Assessment Director.
Deryln received many awards within the Dallas College and outside, such as the National Faculty Recognition Award from the Consortium for Community College Development and the District’s Ellison Miles Production Award for outstanding teaching and Innovator of the Year for Visions of Excellence.
Delryn is an active member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW)since 1972. She served as President, Membership VP, and Fundraising Chair, received several awards through the AAUW Foundation Named Gift Awards, and Outstanding Member. She created and directed the Girls Empowered (GEM) by Mentoring program for AAUW for female students at Early College High School at Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD. This program promotes students in obtaining their high school diploma simultaneously their two-year college associate degree.
Upon retirement, Delryn joined the DCCCD Retiree Association. In addition to her participation and promotion of its programs, she is on the Association’s Leadership Group, serving as Treasurer (2018-present).