The Rodel-Cast

The Rodel-Cast is Rodel’s podcast that will discuss issues related to public education and the workforce with guests from across the state. You can find all of our podcast seasons and episodes here or you can tune in on our YouTube podcast channel.

Season 1

Episode 1 - The Tech Council of Delaware: Connecting Delaware's youth to the tech workforce

Description: Welcome to the first episode of The Rodel-Cast! Our first guest is Zakiyyah Ali, executive director of the Tech Council of Delaware. In this episode, Rodel CEO Paul Herdman talks to Ali about how the council is building an inclusive IT pipeline in the First State by connecting tech employers to community organizations, educational institutions, and youth to develop our future workforce. All resource links can be found in the description of our YouTube episode.

Episode 2 - Expanding Delaware Pathways: The Patient Care Assistant Pathway

Rodel CEO Paul Herdman talks to our guests, Alyssa and La’Niya, two high school students at McKean, and Rachel Anderson, the Executive Director of Workforce Development at Delaware Technical Community college about the Patient Care Assistant Pathway that is giving students real-life expertise in certified nursing assisting, phlebotomy, and patient care assisting that will set them up for fruitful careers, further education, or both. To learn more about how Rodel and partners are supporting a new era of career pathways in Delaware see our Start Earlier, Go Faster, Equitable Outcomes: Pathways 2.0 (2022).