Teaching, motivating, and empowering others is the true essence of who Ms. Cassandra Y. Woodson is. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, teach is defined as “imparting knowledge, instructing by precept, example or experience”. This is what Cassandra was doing before she ever had any formal training, or certified title. It was evidenced not only in how she motivated others but it was also obvious throughout her pursuit of education. It was so apparent that one of her instructors suggested that she enter into the teaching profession and took the time to walk her to the door of a Teaching Program to fill out an application for entry. As a result of this formal start in education Cassandra completed her Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood, with the University of Alabama in Birmingham. As a result of this journey and spending 21+ years of experience in the classroom, Ms. Woodson is now the owner and director of Stomp and Shout Family Fun Zone and Early Learning Center, After Care, and Summer Camp Program.
“Children are my calling; Edifying women is my Ministry”
Her talents and raw inclination to work with children and women didn’t stop with teaching. Cassandra’ s talents and abilities have always extended themselves to preparing children of all ages for life; As well as enlightening women along the way on how to succeed and move past challenges that sometimes seem to be insurmountable. Ms. Woodson has often used her life as a testimony, standing before crowds as a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and advocate for education. As a part of her legacy Ms. Woodson has:
- Coordinated workshops and conferences for women and teens on various topics.
- Created, conducted and a hosted an individualized Goal Setting Workshop for Ramsey Girls Volleyball team, who went on to win state championship in 2017
- Created and facilitated a course entitled “WHOSE LABEL ARE YOU WEARING? (Presented workshop to JESSIE’S PLACE and GIRLS INC. and Birmingham Public Library)
These are only a sample of her career accomplishments. Her talents far exceed teaching. She has experience working as a real estate agent as well as volunteering for various organizations. Cassandra is an avid reader and traveler and has been exposed to different cultural insights and diversity. She excels in grant writing, fundraising, developing teams to advocate for various causes, being a Girl Scout Troop leader, organizing events, and facilitating workshops.
Ms. Woodson’s desire is to continue allowing her life to be a demonstration of what is possible, serving the call, and developing passion. She never set out in life with the goal to teach but it was a call that continuously presented itself in whatever she did. She accepted that call to serve and continues to develop the craft. Ms. Woodson can be booked as a keynote speaker, or you can learn more about the workshops and conferences that she has delivered by visiting her social media pages.