Governor’s Weekly Message: Preparing Our Future Workforce By Supporting STEM Education, Innovation

(Wilmington, DE) In his weekly message , following the release of the Delaware STEM Council’s 2nd Annual Report , Governor Markell reinforces the importance of supporting and promoting the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

“Nearly four times as many jobs are open in these STEM fields as there are unemployed workers in Delaware,” said Governor Markell. “Meanwhile we have almost two unemployed workers for every available job not related to these fields. We must recognize that the demand for science and math skills will only grow in the coming years. Our new report outlines concrete steps to prepare our current and future students to take available jobs.”

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