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Courtney Dawson

Courtney Dawson

Career Roadmap

Courtney's work combines: Education, Technology, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life


Empower learners.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Saint Thomas More

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Education, General

    University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Graduate Degree

    Administration/Superintendent Certification

    University of Louisiana/Angelo State

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Education, General

Graduate Degree: Administration/Superintendent Certification

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Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    Teaching in public and private school in Louisiana and Texas.

  • 2.

    Completed a graduate degree in Education Administration.

  • 3.

    Added Superintendent certification.

  • 4.

    Worked as a consultant for curriculum publishing companies.

  • 5.

    Mentored teachers with the Texas Early Education Model.

  • 6.

    Mentored in Houston on how to effectively use tools to improve instruction and learning outcomes.

  • 7.

    Served as head of school.

  • 8.

    Preparing to open my own consulting firm to assist others to find their map and use it.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Family:

    You can't complete your degree because we are moving.

  • How I responded:

    Yes you can! Travel back during the summers. Take online classes. Make it work.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I completed my graduate degree after having three children. You can too.