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ADVISORY: Governor Carney Announces School Visits to Discuss Proposed Investments in Public Education

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018


Governor's Seal

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney will spend several days highlighting proposed investments in teachers, high-needs schools, and early learning. Governor Carney will make several stops at schools across Delaware. The Governor also will host a Facebook Live Town Hall with Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education, and take questions on the state’s work to ensure that all Delaware children have access to a high-quality education.

MEDIA: Please RSVP to Jessica Borcky (Jessica.Borcky@state.de.us) if you plan to attend. The Governor will have media availability at each stop.

Tuesday, February 27

HIGHLIGHTING OPPORTUNITY GRANTS

WHAT: Visit Mount Pleasant Elementary School to highlight the school’s Opportunity Grant program, and the proposed expansion of non-competitive Opportunity Grants for all qualifying schools.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mark Holodick, Superintendent, Brandywine School District
Matthew Auerbach, Principal, Mount Pleasant Elementary School

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Mount Pleasant Elementary School
500 Duncan Road
Wilmington, DE 19809

INVESTING IN EDUCATORS

WHAT: Listening session with Alfred G. Waters Middle School sixth grade teachers during their professional learning community (“PLC”) as they discuss curriculum, student data, successes, and challenges. Governor Carney’s proposed budget includes $10.2 million to fully fund annual steps for educators, and a 2 percent salary increase for educators statewide.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Matt Burrows, Superintendent, Appoquinimink School District
Tom Poehlmann, Principal, Alfred G. Waters Middle School
Sixth grade teachers

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10:20 a.m.

WHERE: Alfred G. Waters Middle School
1235 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709

FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL – “BETTER SCHOOLS FOR ALL DELAWARE CHILDREN”

WHAT: Facebook Live Town Hall with Governor Carney and Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education, to discuss proposed investments in teachers, high-needs schools, and early learning. Governor Carney and Secretary Bunting will also take questions on the state’s work to ensure that all Delaware children have access to a high-quality education.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Facebook.com/JohnCarneyDE
Delawareans can ask questions in advance by posting in this Facebook event.

Wednesday, February 28

HIGHLIGHTING OPPORTUNITY GRANTS

WHAT: Visit Phillis Wheatley Elementary School to highlight the school’s Opportunity Grant program and Governor Carney’s proposed expansion of non-competitive Opportunity Grants for all qualifying schools. Phillis Wheatley Elementary School also has a Basic Needs Closet that provides increased access to free products designed to meet students’ needs so they can effectively participate in class.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Michele Marinucci, Director of Student Services, Woodbridge School District

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
48 Church Street
Bridgeville, DE 19933

HIGHLIGHTING MATH COACHES

WHAT: Meeting with Superintendent Dan Shelton, Principal Green and math coach Annette Roskom, and visit a math classroom. Governor Carney’s proposed budget includes a $1 million investment for math coaches.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dan Shelton, Superintendent, Capital School District
Shan Green, Principal, Central Middle School
Annette Roskom, Math Coach
Students

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Central Middle School
211 Delaware Ave
Dover, DE 19901

HIGHLIGHTING EARLY EDUCATION AND STARS PROGRAM

WHAT: Visit classrooms at The Goddard School and read to students in honor of “I Love to Read Month” – highlighting early childhood education and Governor Carney’s proposed $3.8 million investment to fund Delaware’s early learning centers through the STARS program.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Stacey Stickel, Owner, The Goddard School
Students

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
3:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Goddard School
50 Polly Drummond Hill Road
Newark, DE 19711

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ADVISORY: Governor Carney Announces School Visits to Discuss Proposed Investments in Public Education

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018


Governor's Seal

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney will spend several days highlighting proposed investments in teachers, high-needs schools, and early learning. Governor Carney will make several stops at schools across Delaware. The Governor also will host a Facebook Live Town Hall with Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education, and take questions on the state’s work to ensure that all Delaware children have access to a high-quality education.

MEDIA: Please RSVP to Jessica Borcky (Jessica.Borcky@state.de.us) if you plan to attend. The Governor will have media availability at each stop.

Tuesday, February 27

HIGHLIGHTING OPPORTUNITY GRANTS

WHAT: Visit Mount Pleasant Elementary School to highlight the school’s Opportunity Grant program, and the proposed expansion of non-competitive Opportunity Grants for all qualifying schools.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Mark Holodick, Superintendent, Brandywine School District
Matthew Auerbach, Principal, Mount Pleasant Elementary School

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Mount Pleasant Elementary School
500 Duncan Road
Wilmington, DE 19809

INVESTING IN EDUCATORS

WHAT: Listening session with Alfred G. Waters Middle School sixth grade teachers during their professional learning community (“PLC”) as they discuss curriculum, student data, successes, and challenges. Governor Carney’s proposed budget includes $10.2 million to fully fund annual steps for educators, and a 2 percent salary increase for educators statewide.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Matt Burrows, Superintendent, Appoquinimink School District
Tom Poehlmann, Principal, Alfred G. Waters Middle School
Sixth grade teachers

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10:20 a.m.

WHERE: Alfred G. Waters Middle School
1235 Cedar Lane Road
Middletown, DE 19709

FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL – “BETTER SCHOOLS FOR ALL DELAWARE CHILDREN”

WHAT: Facebook Live Town Hall with Governor Carney and Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education, to discuss proposed investments in teachers, high-needs schools, and early learning. Governor Carney and Secretary Bunting will also take questions on the state’s work to ensure that all Delaware children have access to a high-quality education.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary, Delaware Department of Education

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Facebook.com/JohnCarneyDE
Delawareans can ask questions in advance by posting in this Facebook event.

Wednesday, February 28

HIGHLIGHTING OPPORTUNITY GRANTS

WHAT: Visit Phillis Wheatley Elementary School to highlight the school’s Opportunity Grant program and Governor Carney’s proposed expansion of non-competitive Opportunity Grants for all qualifying schools. Phillis Wheatley Elementary School also has a Basic Needs Closet that provides increased access to free products designed to meet students’ needs so they can effectively participate in class.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Michele Marinucci, Director of Student Services, Woodbridge School District

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
48 Church Street
Bridgeville, DE 19933

HIGHLIGHTING MATH COACHES

WHAT: Meeting with Superintendent Dan Shelton, Principal Green and math coach Annette Roskom, and visit a math classroom. Governor Carney’s proposed budget includes a $1 million investment for math coaches.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Dan Shelton, Superintendent, Capital School District
Shan Green, Principal, Central Middle School
Annette Roskom, Math Coach
Students

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Central Middle School
211 Delaware Ave
Dover, DE 19901

HIGHLIGHTING EARLY EDUCATION AND STARS PROGRAM

WHAT: Visit classrooms at The Goddard School and read to students in honor of “I Love to Read Month” – highlighting early childhood education and Governor Carney’s proposed $3.8 million investment to fund Delaware’s early learning centers through the STARS program.

WHO: Governor John Carney
Stacey Stickel, Owner, The Goddard School
Students

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
3:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Goddard School
50 Polly Drummond Hill Road
Newark, DE 19711

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