Governor Markell delivered his annual State of the State Address in Legislative Hall before members of the General Assembly, Cabinet members, and fellow Delawareans.
Building on efforts to ensure all Delaware students graduate prepared to continue their education or start a career, the Governor announced that the number of high school students taking college-level classes before graduation is dramatically increasing for the second consecutive year.
In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights efforts to better support teachers in our early childhood programs.
Governor Jack Markell, Department of Correction administrators, and representatives from Delaware Technical Community College celebrated the graduation of 10 offenders from the Sussex Community Corrections Center (SCCC) who completed the culinary program offered at its newly renovated training facility.
Recognizing the commitment early learning professionals across the state have made to increasing their own education and to raising the quality of teaching and care they provide to young children, Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of Education Steven Godowsky joined Delaware Early Childhood Council Chair Mary Kate Mouser and other leaders to celebrate the achievements of the more than 200 early childhood professionals who participated in the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® program in 2015.
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