Founding Principal, Gideons Elementary
Ms. Washington joined Kindezi as a sixth grade teacher in 2014. Prior to joining Kindezi, she taught for two years at KIPP STRIVE Academy, and five years in South Carolina with Aiken County Schools. She was named a founding vice principal for Kindezi Old Fourth Ward in 2015. Ms. Washington earned her undergraduate degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of South Carolina, and served as the Director of Corporate Sponsorship for Palmetto Parent Magazine before embarking upon a career in education. She later earned her Master of Education degree in divergent learning from Columbia College, and her Education Specialist degree in Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development from Walden University.