Tag: delaware schools

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

Postsecondary Success

October 21st, 2021

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...

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Susan Bunting: An Advocate for Children, Especially Those Most in Need

News

October 18th, 2021

Last week I spoke to my longtime colleague Dr. Susan Bunting about the news that she would be leaving her post as Delaware’s Secretary of Education. Navigating the politics of a state system of public education in 2021 (not to mention during a pandemic) is a 24/7 job, and one not filled with too many thank-you notes. In that spirit, thank...

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A New Era for Career Pathways in Delaware

Partnerships, Postsecondary Success

October 6th, 2021

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...

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Celebrating Success: Statewide Pathways Foundation Built to Last

Postsecondary Success

September 17th, 2021

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...

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