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.
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.
|KY Community Superintendent, Dr. Youlanda Washington||270-439-1927||DoDEAAmericasSuptKY@dodea.edu|
|Facilities - Fort Campbell||270-640-1216|
|Facilities - Fort Knox||502-624-2346 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Special Education Specialist - Fort Campbellemail@example.com|
|Special Education Specialist - Fort Knox||502-624-2345 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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|
|Literacy Pre K - 5||270-439-1927 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Student Information System (SIS)/ASPEN||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|
|Food Services - Fort Campbell, Elaine Dawkinsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Food Services - Fort Knox, Gabby Weatherford||502-624-2345 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 Websiteterr.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|School Liaison Officer - Fort Knox, Brenda Weatherington||502-624-2305||School Support Services Website