Cassandra Walker Suggs has been selected as the new assistant principal at Rockwood South Middle School.
Suggs has a Certificate of School Management and Leadership from Harvard University. She holds an Educational Specialist in Leadership and Policy Analysis certificate from the University of Missouri. Suggs currently serves as a dean of students for Hickman High School, and prior to that served as an assistant principal-intern and teacher in Washington School District. For more than 20 years, Suggs has also worked as an author and television host. Her adolescent self-esteem books have been used in colleges and grade schools. Suggs has also been an adjunct professor at University of Missouri School of Journalism.
Suggs begins July 1, replacing Kara Welty, who is taking a position outside the district.