Your Yearly Reminder to VOTE in School Board Elections on May 10

May 6th, 2022

Author: Matt Amis

School board elections are more critical than ever. And they're one of the easiest ways for citizens to inform community-level decisions, including the allocation of resources and dollars. Bottom line, Delaware voters: save the date and make a plan to vote in school board elections on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. It’s not hyperbole to say that...

Meet Alejandra Villamares

May 5th, 2022

Author: Alejandra Villamares

Hi! My name is Alejandra Villamares and I am excited to join the Rodel team as the communications and media specialist.  My interest in bettering the education system in Delaware started in high school. I decided I wanted to be the first in my family to get my bachelor's degree, and thankfully TeenSHARP and Delaware College Scholars came...

Remembering Gov. Pete du Pont, A Man Who Made a Difference

April 29th, 2022

Author: Paul Herdman

Today, April 29, 2022, a memorial will commemorate the passing of Governor Pete du Pont and on behalf of our board and team at Rodel, I wanted to join the chorus of those sharing a few words of appreciation for a life well-lived. I only knew him in the latter part of his life, when he was the co-chair of Rodel’s Advisory Council with Sen...

Lillian Lowery: A Champion for Kids

April 27th, 2022

Author: Paul Herdman

  Dr. Lillian Lowery passed away on April 13, and she will be greatly missed here in the First State. Our former Secretary of Education, she had an illustrious educational career prior to coming to Delaware and continued in subsequent roles, such as Secretary of Education in Maryland and a leader at the Education Testing Service, after...