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The Value of A Pathways Partnership

According to a study by AdvanceCTE, the following statements clearly demonstrate the benefit employers receive from investing their time in advocating for CTE partnerships. 

Improve Your Bottom Line

By recruiting and hiring through CTE, employers can improve their bottom line and address skills gaps.

Meet Job-Ready Candidates

CTE programs and student organizations provide direct access to job-ready candidates that are a value-add for employers.

Increased Public Funding

Increased public funding for CTE will benefit individual businesses and the overall economy, and employers have a key role to play in advocacy efforts.

OF EMPLOYERS that reported it was “EASY” to find qualified applicants had hired a candidate based on CTE experience compared to 67 percent that found it “difficult” to find qualified applicants.
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OF EMPLOYERS believe an increased investment in CTE would have a positive impact on their business, their industry and the economy overall.
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OF EMPLOYERS reported hiring an employee in part because of their CTE experience.
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OF EMPLOYERS REPORTED actively recruiting entry-level candidates through CTE channels, including high school and college CTE programs, and Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSO
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OF EMPLOYERS already recruiting from CTE saw the programs as beneficial to their bottom line compared to 76 percent of employers not doing so.
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Resources For Partners

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Engage with Delaware schools and students

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Learn more about education and training models in Delaware

  • Support Career & Technical Education or CTE programs in Delaware which are administered across Delaware high schools, through our adult technical centers, and as part of our statewide community & technical college system
  • Support Registered Apprenticeship in Delaware by becoming an Employer Sponsor and helping youth to enroll in an Education and Training that combines compensated employment, on-the-job training, and related technical instruction
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Support Education and Workforce Innovation

Featured Community Partners

Delaware Pathways is made possible through collaborative work and partnerships with government, nonprofit, and community organizations to support the mission of better preparing Delaware’s future workforce for success.
Delaware Works Delaware Workforce Development - Logo
Junior Achievement of Delaware - Logo
Delaware Technical Community College - Logo
Delaware Department of Labor - Logo
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Logo
United Way of Delaware - Logo
Rodel - Great Education Changes Everything - Logo
Delaware State Chamber of Commerce - Logo
Delaware Department of Education - Logo

Businesses for Pathway Partnerships

*Please contact Delaware Department of Labor for questions about Registered Apprenticeship.

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