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

Date Posted: Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

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 […]




Grants to prepare youth in key industries

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Education Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor

Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today announced more than $400,000 in public grants to support new high school pathway programs. The effort expands on the statewide Delaware Pathways initiative to prepare all students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in the new economy. The 40 competitive grants, awarded from federal Perkins funds, will benefit 16 districts or charter schools for the 2018-19 school year.




Delaware a national leader in career pathways, case study finds

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Education Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor

When it comes to career and technical education and preparing young people for life after high school, Delaware is emerging as a national and international leader, according to “Propelling College and Career Success: The Role of Strategic Partnerships in Scaling Delaware Pathways,” a case study just released by Jobs for the Future (JFF). The case study is part of a larger series, supported by a gift from the James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation to Harvard University, examining how states and regions are preparing tomorrow’s workforce and highlighting promising practices that can inform other college and career readiness efforts around the country.




Governor Markell Announces Nomination of Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Ph.D. to Serve as Secretary of Labor

Date Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016
Categories:  Department of Labor Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

Governor Markell announced the nomination of respected educator and human resources expert Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Ph.D. to serve as Delaware’s next Secretary of Labor.




Governor Announces Continued Growth in High School Students Taking College Courses

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

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.





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