Delaware Pathways Receives $3.25 Million Grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Prepare Students for High-Demand Jobs
Pathways provides high school and postsecondary students with the opportunity to gain work-based learning experiences for in-demand careers WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced a $3.25 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to expand access to economic opportunity for Delaware students. Funding will help bolster the Delaware Pathways program, which provides high school […]
The Delaware Department of Education invites Delaware high school students to attend the Delaware Pathways Student EXPO on Friday, April 27 to learn more about how Delaware Pathways can help prepare them for success after high school. Aimed at students and their families, the EXPO is a free event providing hands-on opportunities for youth to learn more about career pathways offered across Delaware public high schools. Participants also will learn about the programs, partners, supports, and services that can help youth and adults prepare for a successful transition into the workforce.
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 […]
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.
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.