Kentucky Community

Welcome from the Community Superintendent, KY Community

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.

School Calendars

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.

Contact Phone Email
KY Community Superintendent, Dr. Youlanda Washington 270-439-1927 DoDEAAmericasSuptKY@dodea.edu
Admin Support 270-640-1210  rhonda.welliever@dodea.edu
Facilities - Fort Campbell 270-640-1216  
Facilities - Fort Knox 502-624-2346 x4133 tony.vinson@dodea.edu
Special Education Specialist - Fort Campbell 270-640-1207 linda.brake@dodea.edu
Special Education Specialist - Fort Knox 502-624-2345 x4643 tammy.romans@dodea.edu
Assistive Technology    
Behaviorist  270-439-1927 x5022 andrew.lightner@dodea.edu
Math 6 - 12 270-439-1927 x5008 nancy.rogers@dodea.edu
Math - Pre K - 5 270-439-1927 x5019 cassie.winters@dodea.edu
English Language Arts 6 - 12 270-439-1927 x5481 yvette.hyde@dodea.edu
Literacy Pre K - 5 270-439-1927 x5023 kimberly.hicks@dodea.edu
Student Information System (SIS)/ASPEN 270-439-1927 x5020 tori.rhodes@dodea.edu
AVID 270-439-1927 x5006 thelberstine.barbee@dodea.edu
Career and Technical Education (CTE) 270-439-1927 x5007 timothy.thompson@dodea.edu
Budget Analyst 270-439-1927 x5005 karen.gowen@dodea.edu
Food Services - Fort Campbell, Elaine Dawkins 270-640-1211 elaine.dawkins@dodea.edu
Food Services - Fort Knox, Gabby Weatherford 502-624-2345 x4115 gabby.weatherford@dodea.edu
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 Websiteterr.mcquirter.naf@mail.mil
School Liaison Officer - Fort Knox, Brenda Weatherington 502-624-2305 School Support Services Website
brenda.d.weatherington.naf@mail.mil

Kentucky Community Schools

Fort Campbell Schools

Barkley ES


Principal

School Address
177 Gorgas Avenue
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-1900
Phone: 270-640-1205
Fax: 270-439-1901

Andre Lucas ES


Principal

School Address
2115 Airborne St
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-5387
Phone: 270-640-1208
Fax: 931-431-5842

Mahaffey MS


Principal

School Address
71 South Carolina Ave
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-5134
Phone: 270-640-1215
Fax: 270-439-3472

Ft. Campbell HS


Principal

School Address
912 Carentan Road
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-5133
Phone: 270-640-1219
Fax: 931-431-9386

Barsanti ES


Principal

School Address
7409 Mcauliffe Loop
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-6025
Phone: 270-640-1213
Fax: 931-431-0519

Marshall ES


Principal

School Address
70 Texas Ave
Fort Campbell, KY 42223-5127
Phone: 270-640-1214

Fort Knox Schools

Ft. Knox MHS


Principal

School Address
266 Maine Street, Bldg 7501
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6812
Phone: 502-624-7030
Fax: 502-624-6171

Scott IS


Principal

School Address
266 Mississippi Street, Bldg 7474
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6814
Phone: 502-624-2236
Fax: 502-624-5433
DSN Phone: 464-2236

Van Voorhis ES


Principal

School Address
120 Folger Street, Bldg 5550
Fort Knox, KY 40121-6000
Phone: 502-624-5854
Fax: 502-624-7267
DSN Phone: 464-5854

Kingsolver ES


Principal

School Address
844 Old Ironside Bldg 1390
Fort Knox, KY 40121
Phone: 502-626-2500
Fax: 502-626-2511
DSN Phone: 536-2500