The Partnership, Inc. is the 501(c)(3) workforce development affiliate of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. It was created to promote charitable and educational activities by developing and fostering programs that encourage private sector involvement in workforce development and education.
The Delaware Principal for a Day program began in 1993, and since 2004, the program has facilitated more than 1,700 school visits. Recognizing a need to foster working relationships between business leaders and educators, the State Chamber created this program to provide CEOs and business leaders an opportunity to spend the day in a Delaware school carrying out the daily responsibilities of a principal. Read more about Delaware Principal for a Day.
Superstars in Education is charged with recognizing outstanding educational programs and individual achievements. This event highlights excellence in science teaching, integrated classroom technology practices, and school-to-career partnerships. It also serves the business community and its investment in the future. Delaware’s future depends on the foundation we build in our schools today. It is imperative that today’s students have tangible skills when they are ready to enter the workforce. Whether college bound, preparing for a trade job or working in the manufacturing world, students need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to be productive employees and citizens. Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce. Read more about our Superstars in Education program.
Intern Delaware has partnered with over twenty-one companies to coordinate experiences for their summer interns that focus on the benefits of living in Delaware. Through a series of educational events, interns will have access to business leaders while learning about the unique aspects of Delaware’s economy and culture. Intern Delaware is dedicated to helping build Delaware’s future workforce by keeping talent in the First State. Learn more about Intern Delaware.
The Delaware Young Professionals Network (DYPN) was formed to encourage young professionals in Delaware to get involved in the Chamber, networking with other young professionals and further their business growth. DYPN, for professionals between the ages of 21 and 40, aims to develop Delaware’s young workforce through professional business networking and personal growth. Learn more about the DYPN.
Board of directors
For more information about The Partnership, Inc. and its four flagship programs, contact Helana Rodriguez.