In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights efforts to strengthen Delaware’s workforce through on-the-job training opportunities and partnerships between businesses and our schools.
Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Strengthening Our Workforce Through Collaboration and Education
The most important factor in our economic future is the quality of our workforce. Businesses today have more choices than ever about where to locate, and they’ll create jobs where they find the talent that they need.
Governor Markell discusses the growing need for workers trained in STEM fields – science, technology engineering and math – and a new effort by the State and the STEM Council to recognize innovative STEM educators who are teaching the necessary skills to tomorrow’s workforce.
The jobs created in our 21st century economy increasingly require a high level of skills in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math.
Governor Jack Markell and the leaders of the Delaware STEM Council, a group that he founded, announced a new annual award program designed specifically to recognize top teachers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).