The Delaware Department of Education, in conjunction with the state’s geospatial education community, encourages Delaware middle and high school students to join in Esri’s 2021 ArcGIS online competition. Students are challenged to create and share interactive mapping projects using ESRI ArcGIS software. Delaware entrants to this national competition must create a digital map or Storymap that highlights facts and features unique to Delaware.
January 7, 2021 For Immediate Release Kenneth Briscoe Expiration and Extension of CARES Act Unemployment Insurance Programs by Congress [WILMINGTON, DE] – On December 27, the federal COVID-19 relief package that extends and provides additional federal unemployment benefits was signed into law. The Delaware Department of Labor has reviewed the legislation and the […]
State Treasurer Colleen Davis Appointed Committee Chair For the National Association of State Treasurers
The incoming President of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has named Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis as Chair of NAST’s Banking and Cash Management Committee. Previously the Vice Chair, Davis will lead the committee in recommending policy for NAST and developing education content for NAST conferences and webinars. “I’m honored to have been […]
Thanks to the hard work of educators and school staff across the state, including careful planning and conscientious following of needed safety measures and protocols, students in most schools across Delaware have been given the option to return to some form of in-person learning if their families so choose. The Delaware Division of Public Health reports that school faculty and staff’s hard work has paid off with low COVID-19 cases numbers in schools and – similar to what has been found nationally and internationally – no significant spread in schools.
#OptOutside Movement Draws Thousands Outdoors Each Year The public is invited to enjoy free entry to Delaware’s state parks and zoo Friday, Nov. 27. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has waived state park and zoo entry fees annually on Black Friday for as part of a the #OptOutside movement. More than 7,000 […]