Rashawn “Shawnee” Caruthers leads learner experience at Getting Smart and believes impact is achievable through human-centered learning experiences, real-world learning experiences and a dedication to not only powerful learning for youth, but for adults as well. Prior to Getting Smart, Shawnee served as the Director of Career and Technical Education for Kansas City Public Schools in Kansas City, MO. Over the past 15 years, she has worked with diverse populations as a teacher, coach and college and career readiness advocate. Shawnee holds a Bachelor of Journalism, two Master’s Degrees and a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership focusing on Secondary and Career and Technical Education Administration.
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