Director, K–12 Education Research & Professional Services
Education: M.S. Journalism-James Madison University; M.Ed. Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction-George Mason University; New and Aspiring School Leaders Program-The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate Center of Education
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Areas of Expertise: Early childhood and elementary education, school leadership, professional learning
Cassie’s work as an educator and school leader has spanned public, charter, and independent schools. As a consultant, she’s advised and supported a variety of stakeholders across the education ecosystem. She’s also a proud Teach for America alumna.
Cassie holds an M.S. in Journalism from James Madison University and an M.Ed. in Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University. After graduate school, she completed the New and Aspiring School Leaders program at The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate Center of Education. She has presented on topics of inquiry at conferences for the National Association of the Education for Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
“I believe that high quality early childhood and elementary programs positively influence children’s development and learning, providing a solid foundation for school success and improved outcomes later in life.”