Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Steven Godowsky, less than six months after being confirmed by the Delaware Senate, announced his retirement. Delaware Governor Jack Markell is going to have Dr. Paul Herdman, the CEO of the Rodel Foundation, serve as the Acting Secretary of Education.
This news came as a shock to not only employees of the DOE, but also Governor Markell himself. He stated:
“Dr. Godowsky came at a crucial time for the Department, and his mark will not be forgotten. He guided us through a very difficult transition period.”
Dr. Godowsky gave no reason to the media why he was retiring, but I heard from an ultra, top-secret source that he was very upset about something. When pressed for details, the sordid truth came out.
Apparently Dr. Godowsky was upset the Townsend Building, which houses the DOE, the State Auditor’s office, and the Division of Corporations, didn’t have…
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