ADVISORY: Governor Carney to Host Roundtable on Work-Based Learning

WILMINGTON, Del. – On December 12, 2017, Governor John Carney will host a roundtable with Delaware employers to discuss the expansion of work-based learning in Delaware. Governor Carney will be joined by Mark Brainard, President of Delaware Technical Community College, and representatives from Delaware employers to discuss workforce development, Delaware’s career pathways efforts and the importance of work-based learning in preparing Delaware’s students to succeed in today’s economy.

WHAT: Employer roundtable to discuss the expansion of work-based learning.

WHO:  Governor John Carney

Mark Brainard, President, Delaware Technical Community College

Executive Matt Meyer, New Castle County

State Senator Nicole Poore

Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education

Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Secretary, Delaware Department of Labor

John Riley, Interim CEO, Delaware Prosperity Partnership

Gary Stockbridge, President, Delmarva Power and Chair, Delaware Workforce Development Board

Michelle Taylor, President, United Way of Delaware

Dr. Dusty Blakey, Superintendent, Colonial School District

Vicki Gehrt, Superintendent, New Castle County Vo-Tech School District

Heath Chasanov, Superintendent, Woodbridge School District

Rich Heffron, President, Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Roy Proujansky, Chief Executive, Nemours

Chris Cowan, Senior VP for Human Resources, Christiana Care

Larry Brecht, Executive Director and General Manager, AstraZeneca

Mark Turner, Chairman, President and CEO, WSFS Bank

Scott Malfitano, Vice President, Corporation Service Company

Denise McKelvey, Head of Human Resources, JPMorgan Chase

Neal Nicastro, Plant Manager, PPG Paints

Edward Capodanno, President, ABC Delaware

Antre Alleyne Founding Executive Director DelawareCAN

Cynthia Pritchard, President & CEO, Philanthropy Delaware

Paul Herdman, President & CEO, Rodel Foundation of Delaware


WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Delaware Technical Community College Wilmington Campus, Conference Rooms A & B

300 North Orange Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

RSVP: Media planning to attend should RSVP to by 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 11.