Tag: Delaware education

Rodel Teacher Council Applications Now Live!

News, Student-Centered Learning

April 25th, 2016

Learn. Build. Lead. Join the Rodel Teacher Council and shape the future of Delaware education. Step out of your classroom—without leaving it. Expand your network while informing and inspiring decision-makers at all levels. Learn from, and with, your fellow teachers. Applications are now live for the 2016-17 Rodel...


Delaware’s General Assembly Concludes Challenging First Half


July 8th, 2015

On June 30th, the Delaware Legislature concluded the first half of the 148th General Assembly. This year legislators were plagued by a challenging budget cycle with a projected revenue shortfall of $27 million for fiscal year 2016. In terms of education, there were a number of controversial issues considered. As the federal Race to the Top grant...


TELL-Delaware—Rodel’s Take: We Want to Hear from Teachers


May 20th, 2015

Recently, my colleague Jeff Taschner, the executive director of DSEA and someone I have known and respected for more than a decade, wrote a letter to what appears to be all DSEA members. In it, he suggested that the State Board of Education and the Rodel Foundation of Delaware blocked the release of the TELL-DE survey. I understand Jeff’s...


8 Reasons You Should Apply for the Rodel Teacher Council

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

April 30th, 2015

The deadline apply to the 2015-16 Rodel Teacher Council is May 8. If you are a Delaware teacher with at least three years of classroom experience and an interest in contributing to the education policy conversation in Delaware, submit an online application by May 8. But don’t take it our word for it. Here are RTC members Melissa Tracy's and...