Students can learn more about career pathways at EXPO
UPDATE: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Due to inclement weather, the Pathways Conference and EXPO has been rescheduled to Friday, April 27.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - The Delaware Department of Education invites Delaware high school students to attend the Delaware Pathways Student EXPO on Friday, April 27 to learn more about how Delaware Pathways can help prepare them for success after high school.
Aimed at students and their families, the EXPO is a free event providing hands-on opportunities for youth to learn more about career pathways offered across Delaware public high schools. Participants also will learn about the programs, partners, supports, and services that can help youth and adults prepare for a successful transition into the workforce.
Delaware Pathways can help students:
• Build their resumes with real-world experience
• Explore what career is right for them
• Earn early college credits
• Get paid internships
New this year is an industry sector showcase highlighting careers in the healthcare sector. Staff from the Christiana Care Health System and Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children will talk about career opportunities in Allied Health, giving a window into the biggest and fastest growing industry sector in Delaware.
The EXPO is part of the 2018 Delaware Pathways Conference. The EXPO is from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. Registration is not required to attend.
Grants also are available to schools and community-based organizations to assist with bussing costs. To qualify, applicants must commit to transporting 30-50 high school students to/from the EXPO and are responsible for arranging their bus directly. Use of the $500 grant is not restricted to bussing, and funds may be used to support chaperones, transportation, or other supports as needed. To apply for a “mini-grant” please use the registration link at: https://dpexpobus.eventbrite.com.