COVID-19 Education Resources

March 25th, 2020

Author: Paul Herdman

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the education world. As schools, families, advocates, and lawmakers continue to adapt to this ever-changing environment, Rodel will utilize this space to share information and resources. We will update this page as new information reaches us. [Last updated: 5/12/20 at 4:16 p.m.] Please send...

From Teacher Diversity to Teacher Residencies, It All Matters At DSU

March 16th, 2020

Author: Laurie Jacobs

Blog post by Shelley Rouser, Department Of Education Chair, Delaware State University, and Crystal Timmons, Director of Office of Clinical and Field Experiences, Delaware State University Delaware State University (DSU) is one of the most diverse higher education institutions in America. We know a thing or two about diversity, and so do our...

My Day with the William Penn Teacher Academy

March 5th, 2020

Author: Laurie Jacobs

Rodel is committed to helping Delaware recruit, train, and retain a talented and diverse teaching workforce. A new project---funded by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and implemented by Rodel along with many of our partners---identified the Teacher Academy pathway as an opportunity to ensure every student in Delaware is exposed to high...

Three Observations on Teacher Preparation From Local Educators

February 19th, 2020

Author: Laurie Jacobs

Rodel Teacher Council members Tim Brewer (Hodgson Vocational Technical High School) and Tara Saladyga (Delcastle Technical High School) serve as instructional technology coaches in their school building. Every day, they collaborate with fellow teachers to help them improve professional development and incorporate evidence-based practices...