Gov. John Carney announced on Nov. 14 more than $438,000 in federal grants to expand high school career pathway programs.
The statewide Delaware Pathways initiative aims to prepare students to excel in key that offer good job opportunities in today’s economy.
Carney joined Sussex Technical High School students and administrators in the school’s automotive technology shop to announce the 42 awards, which will benefit 20 districts or charter schools across the state. Sussex Tech is using its grant to support its new automotive technology career pathway, which provides youth with the opportunity to earn a pre-apprenticeship certificate from the Delaware Department of Labor, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence entry-level certification, the ASE G1 certification and college credits through Delaware Technical and Community College. This type of pre-apprenticeship program is the first such offering in Delaware.
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