Consistently believe in the student's talent and greatness


Authentically concerned for the students feelings, growth, value, etc.


Respect is given, earned of each one and of one another


Empowering students to make good decisions and have a sense of financial freedom


Pathways to Success mission is to prepare youth, adults, and their families for successful lives. We utilize innovative and creative approaches in mentoring and education to help individuals develop to be healthy, productive, contributing and responsible citizens. Working in service to the at-risk communities in a spirit of offering hope through education and information, creating positive systemic change through empowerment.

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School Programs

Pathways to Success In-School and After-School Programs support underserved students by focusing on student stability, academic achievement, and behavior modification through our CARE model (Consistent, Authentic, Respectful, Empowement.)

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Powering the Workforce

Our partnership with Delmarva Power gives students an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills for a career in the construction industry, utility industry, or related skilled trades. We provide a training course which culminates in the CAST (Construction and Skilled Trades) test and qualifies them for a career path with Delmarva Power.

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Work Experience (WEX)

Our WEX Program, through the Department of Labor, offers our students work-based learning opportunities which include paid employment, career exploration, skill development, and continued support during employment.

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Fair Housing

Fair Housing training and education is essential to Pathways to Success as we believe knowledge is the first step to empowerment and positive change.

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Grow Your Own Teacher

Pathway to Success has partnered with the Rodel Foundation to facilitate a Grow Your Own Teacher Program to attract high school students to the teaching profession and develop their skills through educator preparation programs.

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Microsoft Office Training

Pathways to Success has partnered with Microsoft and Certiport to deliver Microsoft Office Training Courses and Certification for our Students with a chance to compete on a national level.

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Latest Past Events

Stuff the Turkey for Students in Need

Pathways to Success is in need of healthy, non-perishable food items, drinks, and snacks for the students in our program who are facing food insecurity.   Donations can include pop tarts, cereal bars, nuts, granola bars, snack-size peanut butter, trail mix, tuna pouches with crackers, dried fruit, popcorn, chips, juice boxes, and microwaveable oatmeal, soups, and macaroni & cheese.   From November 6th to November 17th, the community is encouraged to drop their items off at these locations:   Jeanine O'Donnell's State Farm office is located at 16583 Coastal Hwy in Lewes, Delaware. Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The office phone number is 302-644-3276.   Sussex County Habitat for Humanity ReStore is located at 18501 Stamper Drive in Lewes, Delaware. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The phone number is 302-855-1156.   The Georgetown Library is located at 123 West Pine Street in Georgetown, Delaware. The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The library’s phone number is 302-856-7958.   The majority of the Pathways to Success students are food deprived. They often do not have breakfast in the morning or dinner at night. It is not unusual for a student to ask the Pathways to Success Program Coordinators at Cape Henlopen High School, Milford High School, Seaford High School or Sussex Tech to ask for a snack because they are…

Pathways to Success Online Auction

Announcing our 1st ever Online Auction! We are SO excited to unveil incredible auction items and host our first ever Pathways to Success 'Pay It Forward' Online Auction! This is a fun and exciting way to Support our Students from near or far! Bidding begins at 4pm THIS Friday, so get on early to bid on your favorites! We have gift cards, private dinner parties, beautifully themed baskets, a salon package, a low-digit Delaware tag, designer handbags, art, cookware and appliances, plus so much more! We even have two 12' boats for auction! Auction items can be viewed at this time at Winners will be able to pick up their auction items at the Pathways to Success Office on Route 9 (22440 Lewes Georgetown Hwy; Georgetown, DE 19947) on Monday, July 24th from 12pm-6pm and Tuesday, July 25th from 9am-12pm. *Those unable to pick up their items in person will be required to cover the cost of shipping. Proceeds from the auction will allow Pathways to Success to help students and their families struggling to pay utility bills or buy groceries, as well as providing therapeutic counseling services and academic support to help them stay in school and graduate. For assistance with the auction, please contact Pathways to Success Marketing Manager, Alison Blake, at View Auction Items Here!

Cord Ceremony 2023

Crossroad Community Church 20684 State Forest Rd, Georgetown

Celebrate our 2023 graduating seniors from the Pathways to Success program at all 5 of our schools: Cape Henlopen, Polytech, Seaford, Milford, and Sussex Tech. Students will walk across the stage, receive their Pathways cord and certificate of completion, and have their photo taken. Following the ceremony, a dinner will be held for the students and their guests. Each graduate may register to bring up to 2 guests. Students must register by April 28th at: Guests must RSVP by May 3rd at the same link. 


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