NASDCTEc would like to announce the new State Director for Washington, DC Tony D. Johnson, Ph.D.c who lives in Washington, D.C., and is a native of the Ft. Lauderdale metro area. He has worked in a wide range of schools, education programs, and services for over 10 years and in diverse leadership positions. He holds dual baccalaureate degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice, a Masterâ€™s degree in Public Administration/Public Policy with an emphasis in Educational Leadership, and he is currently pursuing his doctoral studies in Educational Policy, Planning, & Analysis at Florida State University.
He has served as a Director of Alternative Education & Community-Based Programs, Coordinator of Teacher In-Service, Associate Dean, and Executive Director, among other roles. He has had a variety of classroom-based experiences and statewide CTE experiences in FL. Additionally, he has taught in the Colleges of Education and School of Arts & Sciences at Florida State University, Florida A&M University, Barry University, and George Washington University. When we asked Tony what his 3 goals will be for CTE for the District of Columbia he said,”I will (1) develop comprehensive career pathways for CTE; (2) develop robust state leadership technical and program assistance offerings; and (3) develop strong industry Career Clustersâ„¢.”
NASDCTEc extends a warm welcome to Mr. Johnson, who can be reached at the Postsecondary Education and Workforce Readiness Division, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE); his e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ramona Schescke, Member Services Manager