Destiny Woodbury

Dr. Destiny Shantell Woodbury


About Dr. Destiny Shantell Woodbury

Dr. Destiny Shantell Woodbury is a consultant on Mass Insight’s School Improvement Team. In this capacity, she conducts district and school reviews, reports on key findings, and supports partners in identifying high-leverage and sustainable solutions. She is from Providence, Rhode Island, lives in Houston, TX, and is in her 17th year in education. Destiny has been a middle school science teacher, grade level chair, department chair, instructional coach, instructional specialist, executive coach, and school leader. As a former School Leader, she reduced the suspension incident rate from 44% to 15% and the total number of incidents from 637 incidents to 144 incidents from August 2017 to March 2018. in one school year. In 2015, her students were ranked #1 out of all KIPP middle schools across the nation on the NWEA MAP Assessment and generated the highest student achievement in fifth-grade science in school history by over 25%: 94% of students met their typical growth goals, 89% of students met their tiered growth targets and grew an average of 3.51 years. She holds a Bachelor in Science in Chemistry, Bachelor in Arts in Chemistry, and Bachelor is Arts in Secondary Education with four minors in Physics, Math, Spanish, and Leadership Studies from the University of Rhode Island, a Masters in Education from National-Louis University, and a Doctorate in Education in Leadership and Learning Organizations from Vanderbilt University. She was a professional athlete who trained for the 2008 and 2012 Olympics in the 400 meters.