Principal's Corner

Dr. Kelli McWashington, Principal

Kelli McWashington is a veteran educator who has 25 years of educational experience. Dr. McWashington has served various roles consisting of classroom teacher in elementary and middle school, Department Chair, Instructional Coordinator, Assistant Principal and currently as Principal at Curtistene S. McCowan Middle School. Her diverse background has afforded her the opportunity to excel as an educator by providing best practices that benefited student success at various levels. 

  Dr. McWashington joined the Desoto ISD family in 2015 as an Instructional Coordinator at DeSoto High School. With her dedication to student success and the support for teacher growth, Dr. McWashington advanced in her career to become an Assistant Principal at Desoto High School. During her tenure at DeSoto High School, Dr. McWashington was the senior House Principal. Through her continued passion to serve the students of DeSoto ISD, Dr. McWashington was selected to become the Interim Principal at McCowan Middle school and is now the newly selected Principal of McCowan Middle School. 

 As Dr. McWashington continues to strive to ensure DeSoto ISD students are strong competitors in their academic success, her desire is to build and support teachers who will indeed build and support students. During her free time, Dr. McWashington enjoys ballroom dancing and spending time with family and friends