Learn More about Our New Principal: Cassaundra Watkins
Cassaundra Watkins joins FCPS from the Jefferson County Public Schools, where she was most recently the assistant principal of McFerran Preparatory Academy. She has 19 years of experience in education, having started her career as a substitute teacher before joining the faculty at Atkinson Academy for Excellence, where she taught for five years. After three years as the academic instructional coach at Layne Elementary, Watkins served for six years as an educational recovery leader with the Kentucky Department of Education.
Watkins holds an associate degree in paralegal studies, a bachelor’s degree in justice administration, a master’s degree in teaching, elementary teaching certification, education specialist’s degree in instructional leadership and school administration, supervisor of instruction certification, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership and organizational development, all from the University of Louisville.
“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Watkins to FCPS,” said Elementary School Chief Jennifer Hutchison. “Her experience and knowledge of instruction, systems implementation, and school improvement will be a tremendous asset to the Harrison school community.”