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Elementary education educator

Jessie Womack Cardwell, American Elementary education educator. Teachers North Carolina Grammar Graduate certified. Named Teacher of Year, Parent Magazine, Parent Institute, 1969.


Cardwell, Jessie Womack was born on August 26, 1938 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Daniel and Mary (Bedenbaugh) Womack.


Bachelor of Science, Bennett College, 1967. Master of Arts, A & T State University, 1977.


Teacher Greensboro (North Carolina) City Schools, since 1967. Director White Oak Grove Recreation, Joe & Kathleen Bryan Enrichment Fund, Greensboro, 1970-1974. Reading teacher Upward Bound, A & T State University, Greensboro, 1970-1984.

Career counselor Upward Bound, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1975-1980. Staff development teacher Greensboro City Schools, 1990-1992.


  • Teachers North Carolina Grammar Graduate certified.


District superintendent Control-Western District of Western North Carolina Conference, African Methodist Episcopal, Greensboro-Asheville, North Carolina, since 1980. Appointed to Area Mental Health and Substance Abuse Board, Guilford County, Greensboro, since 1993. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Education Association, International Reading Association, National Science Association, North Carolina Association Educators (representative, committee professional rights and responsibilities).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening.


Married Leo Maurice Cardwell Senior, August 26, 1954. Children: Cynthia Alston, Leo Junior, Michael, Sharon.

Daniel Womack

Mary (Bedenbaugh) Womack

Leo Maurice Cardwell Senior

Cynthia Alston Cardwell

Leo Junior Cardwell

Michael Cardwell

Sharon Cardwell