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 Jessica.Borcky@delaware.gov by 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 11.