Pathways To Prosperity Takes First Steps Forward

I was there. This is excellent.

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Educators, business leaders, and workforce developers join forces at Pathways to Prosperity event Friday at Delmarva Power Educators, business leaders, and workforce developers join forces at Pathways to Prosperity event Friday at Delmarva Power

About 200 people came together Friday, February 12, 2015, at the Delmarva Power Conference Center in Newark Delaware, to take the first steps in developing an integrated “Pathways to Prosperity” education and training system to prepare young people for high paying careers that may not require a college degree.

The attendees of the morning-long event were from Delaware education, business (primarily manufacturing), and government (primarily the Delaware Department of Labor, and the Delaware Workforce Development Board).

Delaware Governor Jack Markell opened the session with comments reflective of his recently completed State-of-the State Address.

Delaware Governor Jack Markell Comments on a recent Pathways to Prosperity workshop, Friday February 12, 2015 Delaware Governor Jack Markell Comments on a recent Pathways to Prosperity workshop, Friday February 12, 2015

“We need to recognize that jobs will be created where entrepreneurs can find a workforce with the abilities they need to grow and succeed,”…

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