Youlanda Cumings Washington is the Kentucky Community Superintendent, responsible for the Fort Campbell and Fort Knox Schools. Dr. Washington, a graduate of Fort Knox High School, counts it an honor and a privilege to serve the military-connected students, parents and staff of the Kentucky Community Schools at Fort Campbell and Ft Knox.
Dr. Washington’s education includes a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master’s of Arts and a Rank I from Western Kentucky University. In 2002, she earned her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from University of Louisville. In 2004, she was awarded the Morphet Dissertation Award for the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year. Dr. Washington’s dissertation, titled “Women in School Leadership: A Study of Female Superintendents in Kentucky,” focused on the role of a superintendent and the role of women in leadership.
Dr. Washington began her career as a sixth grade teacher at Macdonald Middle School, where she taught for 16 years and served as the speech and debate coach. In 1992, she became principal of Pierce Elementary School at Fort Knox. In 2003, she was selected by the Kentucky Department of Education to serve in the Kentucky Minority Superintendent Internship program as an assistant superintendent in Oldham County Schools, Buckner, Kentucky. Dr. Washington returned to Fort Knox in 2004 as the principal of Macdonald Intermediate School. In 2013, she was transferred to Scott Middle School, where she served as principal.
In addition to [43-?] years of experience as a teacher and administrator, Dr. Washington has several publications to her credit. She has authored several articles related to quality management and quality leadership and produced educational videos focused on cooperative learning. Her publications have been presented at the American Educational Research Association (AREA) conferences and published in the Journal of Women in Educational Leadership.
Dr. Washington is married to Joe I. Washington, Jr. They have two sons and one daughter-in-law, Joe (Tisha) and Kevin, and three grandchildren. She enjoys writing and, in addition to her educational publications, has authored several books.
May 08, 2020
The students received their caps and gowns early May 6 and began coming into the school one family at a time in 30-minute increments later that day to film their graduation ceremony. Read More
May 08, 2020
In lieu of the normal graduation procedures, school officials will host a “Graduation Parade” in honor of the 2020 senior graduating class Read More
February 24, 2020
The theme was "Rotary Connects The Word". Read More
The Kentucky Community provides a world-class educational program that inspires and prepares all their students for success in a dynamic global environment. The Community is made up of DoDEA schools located on the military installations of:
We are proud of the educational opportunities offered in our district. Our focus is on improving academic achievement for all students while supporting the mission of our military families. The military commands, school boards and parents provide wonderful community support to us and we feel fortunate to serve the families of our military sponsors.
We have a total of 11 schools - 7 at Fort Campbell and 4 at Fort Knox.
Our schools are committed to excellence.
If we can be of service, please feel free to contact the Community Superintendent's office.
|Math 6 - 12||270-439-1927 email@example.com|
|Math - Pre K - 5||270-439-1927 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|English Language Arts 6 - 12||270-439-1927 email@example.com|
|Career and Technical Education (CTE)||270-439-1927 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Budget Analyst||270-439-1927 email@example.com|
|Information Technology - Fort Campbell/Fort Knox||270-439-1927 x5004||John.Kabbes@dodea.edu|
|School Liaison Officer - Fort Campbell, Teri McQuirter||270-798-9874||School Support Services Website
|School Liaison Officer - Fort Knox, Brenda Weatherington||502-624-2305||School Support Services Website
|Gusse, Darlene||School Athletic Director||270-640-1219||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Student Information System (SIS)/ASPEN||ISS||270-439-1927 Ext. 5020||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Elaine Dawkins||School Food Services||270-640-1211||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Facilities||502-624-2346 x4133||Fort Knox Schools|
|Pamela Harris||Guidance Counselor||502-624-7030||Fort Knox Schools|
|Sharkey, Carly||Speech-Language Pathologist||270-640-1219||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Gonzales, Alberto||School Liaison Officer (SLO)||270-640-1219||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Gause, Joi||Assistant Principal||270-640-1219||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Dixon, Larry||School Support Assistant||270-640-1219||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Facilities||270-640-1216||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Behaviorist-ISS||ISS||270-439-1927 Ext. 5022||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Nancy Rogers||Math ISS||270-439-1927 Ext. 5008||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Literacy Pre K - 5||ISS||270-439-1927 Ext. 5023||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Community Transportation Office||Transportation||(270) 439-1927||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Community Transportation Office||Transportation||(270) 439-1927||Fort Knox Schools|
|Elaine Dawkins||School Meals Program||270-640-1233||Fort Campbell Schools|
|Gabby Weatherford||School Meals Program||502-624-7912||Fort Knox Schools|