Civics 101: From SNL to DCF

Paul Herdman

  On the heels of the midterm elections, I was reminded of what divides us. In  the subsequent weeks, I was reminded of what brings us together.   While the election results painted a picture of a nation divided, we all breathed a healthy, collective sigh of relief knowing  the constant barrage of negative campaign […]


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Digging Deeper: 5 Things to Know about Social Emotional Learning in Delaware

Rachel Wiggans Chan

In June, Rodel released A Broader Vision of Student Success, a statewide landscape analysis of social emotional learning (SEL). The report was a collaborative research effort, combining the insights and perspectives of students, families, educators, and community members with support from leaders and funders from across the state. Let’s dig into a few of the […]


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Reflections from “Principal for a Day 2018″

Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Every year, the Rodel Team participates in  Principal for a Day, a long-running program from The Partnership, Inc., where they spend the day in a Delaware school carrying out the daily responsibilities of a principal. Check out a brief summary of some of the team’s visits and their lessons learned below. Rachel Chan, Senior Program Officer […]


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Blazing the Pathway on College and Career: Q&A with Paul Morris

Matt Amis

Paul Morris is on the forefront of a slate of college-and-career efforts across Delaware, bringing his expertise on employer partnerships at the postsecondary to the K-12 world. We talked to the associate vice president for workforce development at Delaware Tech about his very busy school year ahead.   Everyone knows about Delaware Technical Community College […]


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Meet Bridgette Boody

Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Hi there! My name is Bridgette Boody, and I am thrilled to join the team at Rodel as a policy associate. As a proud Delaware public school alumna, returning to Delaware is an exciting opportunity for me to work in an area close to my heart and my interests. After graduating from high school, I […]


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