Michelle S. Rodgers, a product of the 4-H program, serves as Associate Dean and Director of Cooperative Extension and Outreach at University of Delaware. Michelle applies 30 years of Extension experience to foster collaborations that serve Delaware’s agriculture industry, families and communities while delivering outcomes through statewide programs.
Engaged on the national scene, Dr. Rodgers currently is on the core leadership team for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation partnership with Extension, Trustee on National 4-H Council, immediate past chair of the Extension Committee of Organization and Policy (ECOP) and just completed training as a fellow in the Food System Leadership Institute (FSLI).
She holds a B.S. degree in Home Economics Education from Indiana University of PA, and a Master’s degree in Rural Sociology and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education both from Penn State University.