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Building Self-Identity and Mapping the Future: How Delaware is Beginning to Rethink Middle School

July 14th, 2022

Author: Kelsey Mensch

National leaders like Advance CTE are helping lay the groundwork for middle grades redesign. Having been cited and celebrated as a national leader in career pathways, Delaware has built a robust career and technical education (CTE) system that is integral to high school in Delaware. Despite the state’s success, it has become...

From Chemistry Class to Circle Time: A Q&A with Imani Wulff Cochrane

October 21st, 2021

Author: Matt Amis

Imani Wulff Cochrane, a student at St. Georges Technical High School, was the undisputed hit of Gov. Carney’s announcement this month regarding a $50 million in workforce training. The teenager spoke passionately about the joy she feels while working and learning on-the-job at St. Georges’ in-house preschool center, where students...

A New Era for Career Pathways in Delaware

October 6th, 2021

Author: Paul Herdman

Public and private investments will mean huge dividends for students This week, Governor John Carney announced a $50 million public-private investment in workforce development, including a major boon for Delaware’s career pathways system—already considered among the best in the country. Over the last several years, Delaware has grown its...

Celebrating Success: Statewide Pathways Foundation Built to Last

September 17th, 2021

Author: Paul Herdman

Delaware Scaling Work-Based Learning, Industry Credentials, and Academic Credit In the 10th grade, a student at Appoquinimink High School heard a guest speaker one day at his plant science class—a rep from Landcare, a nationally known landscaping company. In 11th grade, the student met the company’s HR director at the school's Workforce...