Board & Advisors

Meet our Board of Directors and Advisors who help us bring world class ideas and practice to all areas of education in Delaware.

Donald V. Budinger

Founding Director, The Rodel Foundations

Don Budinger is chairman and founding director of the Rodel Foundations, chairman and founding director of Science Foundation Arizona, founding chairman of College Success Arizona, a founding board member of Tucson Values Teachers, Emeritus board member of Stand for Children and currently serves on the board of Greater Phoenix Leadership, and Basis Charter Schools. He serves as a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, the O’Connor House Advisory Group and ASU President’s Club Trustees. Don has been the recipient of several awards including being named one of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy’s Distinguished Associates, the 2010 O’Connor House Community Leadership Award; an Honorary Doctorate degree in Humane Letters from Northern Arizona University; the “Science of Early Learning Award” from New Directions Institute; the “Horace Steele Child Advocacy Award” from Children’s Action Alliance, the “Outstanding Achievement in Higher Education” award from the Arizona Board of Regents; the “Homeroom Heroes” award from Teach for America and the “Distinguished Service” award from the University of Arizona College of Engineering.