Colleges and Programs
Delaware Goes To College – This online resource is designed to simplify the oftentimes complicated process of career exploration, post-secondary education planning and financial aid as it speaks to students as early as the 7th grade. Starting early, planning ahead, focusing on goals and staying on track are the mantras for guidance through the high school years leading up to entry into college.
Delaware DOE, Adult Basic Education – Are you seeking to attain a GED or high school diploma, refresh your academic skills for employment or job advancement, or perhaps you would like to learn English. A list of state adult education programs to meet those goals can be found on this Dept. of Education webpage.
Delaware Teacher Certification, Alternate Method – For those wishing certification in secondary education, the University of Delaware offers the opportunity to bring highly qualified individuals from other professions into teaching for the purpose of addressing shortages in “critical needs” subject areas and increasing the pool of minority teachers.
Delaware Job Link, Career Lattice – If you are at all interested in delving into a specific career area of any industry sector and seeing what is has to offer, then take a look at this website. The Career Planning Maps may be very helpful to you in understanding and planning for a career path as you either venture into your higher education program or are seeking a change in existing career. Also, the job progression thread may be of great help in deciding on that career which will give you the future growth opportunities you hope to have once employed.
Job Seekers and Career
Delaware Senior Community Service Employment Program – This state government program provides paid, part-time work experience for members of its senior community. As well, support service, workshops and assistance finding employment are available.
State of Delaware, Dept. of Labor, Apprenticeships and Training – Apprenticeships are a proven method of training involving on-the-job work experience combined with related instruction. The state provides an easy portal for you to register for an apprenticeship and learn while you earn.
State of Delaware, Employment – Nothing too fancy here relative to search features, however, the easy to access list of current job openings is convenient with much upfront information on each opportunity displayed.
Delaware Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates on employment and wages for the state of Delaware by job category are available on this webpage of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site. A great resource to review, perhaps, before you make that commitment of embarking on a career or even before a career educational program is undertaken.
Leadership and Development
Delaware State Education Association – Classroom teachers, specialists and education support professionals in the Delaware public school system are represented by this organization. If you are currently in the education profession in the State of Delaware, you may want to review this website and see the benefits of membership.
Delaware Healthcare Facilities Association – Membership in this organization means you are a healthcare professional dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of individuals in facilities across the state by promoting high standards of care.
Delaware Healthcare Association – A primary role of this membership association is to serve as a leader in the promotion of effective change in health services at both the state and federal levels.
Delaware Artist Roster – This is a great resource for anyone looking for artistic talent in Delaware. Literary, media, performing and visual artists can be found and area available to create, exhibit, perform, or present programs in venues across the state. Or, as an artist wishing to offer your creative talent expertise, you can submit an application to be placed on the roster.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Business First Steps – If you are seeking to start your own business, here is a great tool offered by the State of Delaware. This website consists of a portal to important business licensing and registration information relative to doing business in the state. A very friendly interface that won’t overwhelm you, as you are probably already overwhelmed at the notion of a business start-up. As well, there is a lot of helpful information on various professions and popular topics.
Delaware SCORE – This non-profit association is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start and grow. The experience and knowledge of the volunteer counselors creates on-going relationships with the entrepreneur and offers the opportunity to pass on business knowledge gained through experience.
Delaware Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.
Delaware Joining Forces – This organization is a network called upon to help provide solutions that improve the quality of life and welfare of the state-wide military community. It’s a community-level effort and directly supports military service members, veterans and their families by addressing crucial issues and needs they may have.
Delaware Division of Employment & Training, Veteran Services – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.
Delaware Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.
The American Legion – Delaware – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.