Introducing Dr. Bart Taylor, Associate Director of Programming for Delaware SkillsUSA

Delaware CTE would like to introduce our new Delaware SkillsUSA Associate Director In charge of programing. His primary roles will involve laying the groundwork for state competition rules and regulations as well as event planning and execution for those events. Dr. Bart Taylor is a dedicated educator with over twenty-three years of experience in the field of Career and Technical Education and Nonprofit Organizations. He offers a proven track record of commended performance in teaching, Read more…

SkillsUSA Summer 2022 Professional Development

On August 10, 2022 the Delaware SkillsUSA Executive Planning Committee met for a summer professional development session led by Assistant Director Chip Harris. Faculty and staff reviewed the framework for SkillsUSA and how to establish a local chapter. The whole team came together to name some goals and ideas of how to grow SkillsUSA in Delaware and how to incorporate the students more on a local level.

Coastal Cleanup

The 32nd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 14. Sponsored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the cleanup spans the First State‚Äôs 97-mile eastern coastline and includes river and ocean shorelines as well as wetland and watershed areas. This year, volunteers will focus on more than 45 sites in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties for cleanup. In 2018, despite a weather-related Read more…

Officers and Students Attend 2019 Fall Leadership Conference

October 8-9 – Students from across the state of Delaware converged on the Terry Campus of Delaware Technical Community College, for the annual Fall Leadership Conference. Students were comprised of local chapter leaders and potential new chapter leaders for their respective organizations. Over 400 students participated each day. Attendees engaged in activities to recognize natural leadership abilities and participated in a mock competition for extemporaneous speaking. Attending students are learning and receiving hands-on instruction in Read more…

The Benefits of Career and Technical Education

Delaware SkillsUSA and HOSA officers joined two students from other states in telling the story on how Career and Technical Education has provided them opportunities. Victoria Washira, Ruth Bermudez, and Madison Kibler from Delaware were asked to participate at the forum held during the Southern Regional Education Board conference in Baltimore Convention Center in July of 2019. They made us proud! and clearly identify many of the benefits of career training while in high school. Read more…