About Us

We are a nonprofit organization that partners with Delawareans and educational innovators from around the world to transform public education in the First State.

Public education is a complex, interconnected ecosystem. And large-scale improvements require broad coalitions to work together, over time. But when it happens, it changes everything. Life outcomes, community health, civil discourse as well as the environment and economy are all directly affected by the strength of our education system.

Our Vision

We work to help Delaware become a global leader in educating each of its students to contribute and thrive.

Our Structure

We are a Type I supporting organization of the Delaware Community Foundation. We are a charitable entity and not a private foundation; we accept local and national funding and leverage them to expand student impact.

WHAT WE DO

Rodel connects people, ideas, and resources to make those positive changes happen. We help donors and organizations—both public and private, as well as local and global—make informed decisions about how they can leverage philanthropic dollars for the greatest impact in our community.

We work side by side with educators and community leaders to make things happen from concept to execution. We strive for lasting, systemic, change, so our work depends on partnerships with broad and diverse collaborators.

OUR FOCUS AREAS

Rodel works with community leaders, legislators, funders, and educators to make policy changes that can improve students’ lives. Below are four of our current areas of focus in which we are working to research best practices and mobilize the community and influence policy.

  • Postsecondary Success
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Funding and Equity
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History

Learn about where we came from, beginning with Rodel, Inc.

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Staff

Meet the Rodel team

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Board & Advisors

Meet our Board of Directors and Advisory Council

MEET THE BOARD

FAQ

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