Formed in Delaware over three decades ago by Governor Pete du Pont, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) celebrates an important milestone, with the enrollment of the one-millionth student. Governor Markell chairs the organization.
Governor to Address Employment Opportunities for Young People with Disabilities as Part of Disability Mentoring Day
Gov. Jack Markell will address the employment landscape encountered by young people with disabilities during Disability Mentoring Day activities hosted by the Department of Health and Social Services, the Department of Education, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and, for the sixth year, the University of Delaware’s Center for Disabilities Studies.
Governor Jack Markell released a blueprint of findings and recommendations compiled during a year-long project he led as NGA chair to increase hiring of people with disabilities. The document provides a roadmap for states, businesses and the disabilities community to work together on ways to address a persistent challenge and take advantage of the valuable skills possessed by this population.
Governors joined together in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to kick off the National Governors Association’s (NGA) 105th Summer Meeting. NGA Chair Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, Vice Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Host Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and members of the NGA Executive Committee welcomed a bipartisan group of their colleagues for three days of meetings.
CAI and Specialisterne Announce National Partnership to Employ Individuals with Autism into Technology Jobs
Governor Markell was in attendance as CAI, a global Information Technology consulting, outsourcing and systems integration company announced a National Founding Partnership with Specialisterne to train and hire people who have autism, in technology roles.