Sussex Tech Adult Education
- Post: 16 May 2013
- In: News
Adult Education students from throughout Delaware hosted Delaware State Legislators at a covered-dish dinner in Dover on Tuesday, April 23. Legislators had the opportunity to listen to student speakers who told their personal stories and shared their successes as a result of adult education programs.
Students and staff from the James H. Groves Adult High School at Sussex Tech Adult Division attended the dinner. Groves representatives and local legislators enjoying the evening were program coordinator Dr. Tom Keeton of Salisbury, student Ola Waples of Georgetown, State Rep. Bobby Outten of Harrington, student Barbara Pinder of Laurel, State Rep. Harvey Kenton of Milford, student Clementine Savage of Georgetown, State Rep. David Wilson of Lincoln, principal Terri Corder of Greenwood, State Rep. Tim Dukes of Laurel, and State Senator Catherine Cloutier of Heatherbrooke.
- Post: 01 May 2013
- In: News
Four adult education students from the Sussex Tech Adult Division were recognized as Outstanding Adult Education Students at a statewide conference on April 13, 2013 in Dover. The conference was sponsored by OAASIS, the Organization of Adult Alumni Students in Service, and DAACE, Delaware Association for Adult and Community Education. The students were nominated by their teachers and recognized for their dedication to their educational programs. Students who were recognized were Antonia Garcia, Taylor Conner, Nicholas Matul and Maria Borja.
Widener University and Sussex Technical School District Expand Partnership to Offer Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership
- Post: 28 March 2013
- In: News
Information Sessions Scheduled for April 10 and 17
Georgetown, Del.—Widener University and Sussex Technical School District, a public Career and Technical Education school district in Georgetown, Del., are expanding their recently announced partnership to include the Widener doctoral degree program in K-12 Educational Leadership: School System Leadership beginning this fall.
The program gives individuals who have previously earned a master’s degree the opportunity to transfer up to 24 credits towards the doctoral degree. All courses will be offered either online or through a blended model (online and in a classroom at Sussex Tech). Formal program approval anticipated from Delaware Department of Education in the near future.
“The doctoral program in K-12 Educational Leadership is one of the most highly regarded and recognized programs in the tri-state area,” stated Dr. Brenda Gilio, Acting Dean of the College of Education, Innovation and Continuing Studies. “It offers professionals an opportunity to reach the highest levels of leadership within the public education system.”
- Post: 25 March 2013
- In: News
Sussex Tech Adult Division students were guests at the annual “Meet and Greet the Many Faces of Adult Education” Legislative Luncheon on March 14 in Dover. The gathering is held to provide a casual atmosphere where students and legislators can converse about the immediate and long-term value of adult education in Delaware.
The event was hosted by Senator Cathy Cloutier, Senator Karen Peterson, Senator Dave Lawson and Senator Ernie Lopez, as well as Representative Mike Barbieri, Representative Helen Keeley, Representative Jeff Spiegelman, and Representative Tim Dukes.
Following lunch, legislators heard from students about how the adult education programs in Delaware are positively affecting their lives and the lives of those around them. Speaking for adult students at Sussex Tech was Ola Waples. Student Amanda Burris and James H. Groves Adult High School Principal Terri Corder accompanied Ola to the luncheon.