Rural Prosperity Summit Speaker

Dr. Cassandra Washington

Dr. Cassandra Washington
CTAE Director
Bibb County School System

In 1999, Dr. Cassandra Miller Washington began her K-12 educational journey in the Bibb County Public School System. Her tenacity and diligence have helped to develop a stellar career. During her tenure, she has held the following positions: Technology Director for Edison Schools, Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education (CTAE) Instructor (Northeast and Central) and CTAE Instructional Coach. She was appointed CTAE Supervisor in 2009 and CTAE Director in December 2012.

During her time as Technology Director for Edison Schools, Dr. Cassandra Miller-Washington was named Technology Start–Up Director of the Year. Additionally, during her teaching career, she was named Teacher of the Year for Northeast Health Science Magnet High School, Georgia TAPP Ambassador by Georgia Professional Standards Commission and a graduate of the Bibb County Teacher and Administrator Leadership Academy. Also, she received numerous Golden Apple Awards from Central High School Honor Graduates. The Golden Apple Award is given to teachers who have made significant contributions to the achievement of those students. In 2014 she was named the Georgia Career Technical Agriculture Director of the Year and in 2015 she was named the National Administrator of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Recently, she was appointed by the Lt. Governor Casey Cagle to serve on the Turnaround Council for the state of Georgia.

Dr. Cassandra Miller-Washington received her Bachelor of Science from Tuskegee University and her MBA from Mercer University before eventually receiving the Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Capella University. Her uncompromising view is that all students can learn. If students are given a positive learning atmosphere that welcome exploration and enhances student growth both academically and socially… students will look forward to attending school and will LEARN! She is married to Duke Washington and has three wonderful children (Ishmael, Chanelle, and Denzel Washington), they are active members at Memorial Baptist Church.

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