Delaware State Fair - Exhibit Hall, Harrington, DE
Supporting Workforce Development through our Schools and Community Organizations
Excellence in Education is an economic development initiative for Kent County, Delaware to:
• Serve as a guide to Kent County’s schools to highlight the collective attributes and innovative achievements of each of them while stressing the important role our schools play in workforce and economic development.
• Support speciﬁc programs in our local schools and community organizations that focus on workforce and economic development with a grant program funded by local businesses and organizations.
• Recognize and support an interaction between the schools and community organizations, and the businesses that rely on them for workforce and economic development.
2020 Excellence in Education Resource Guide:
You can view last year's Excellence in Education Resource Guide by clicking the cover image below. The 2021 Resource Guide will be available at the Awards Dinner in November. In addition, it will be distributed by the Kent Economic Partnership when promoting Central Delaware for economic growth opportunities. It will also be available for viewing online.
The award recipients for the 2020 grant program were announced during a virtual event in November. You can view that event online at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHvxQQTznMI
For 2021, the event will be held on Wednesday, November 10 at the Delaware State Fair Exhibit Hall. The event will include a networking reception with a cash bar, a buffet dinner, a brief program on the role workforce development plays in our local economic growth and the presentation of the 2021 grants, plus the 2022 grant opportunities will be announced at the end of the event.
You can view photos from the kick-off of the Excellence in Education Grant program in 2019 along with photos from the filming of the 2020 virtual event at the top of this page.
A full selection of sponsorship opportunities are now available for 2021. To find out more information on how you can support this economic development initiative, please contact Tonda Parks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-270-8663.
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5-year Premium Sponsor:
3-Year Executive Sponsors:
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Harrington, DE 19952