Clinical Education Manager

Mrs. Kathy McMillan-Bennon

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Kathy L. McMillan-Bennon, an energetic educator specializing in early childhood and elementary education, works with the Chicago SEED (Supporting Effective Educator Development) initiative. In her role as clinical education manager she designs, crafts, and creates evidence-based professional learning modules. She works with national/university partners to develop online, hybrid, job-embedded and on-site professional development for teachers and supports inquiry-based education programs in improvement science. She also assists in designing micro-credentials and working across the project to equitably provide access to professional learning options to in-service teachers. 

She has leadership and professional experience as a kindergarten, first- and second-grade teacher, guidance counselor, assistant principal, and director of academic interventions. She is certified in early childhood education, elementary guidance, administration, supervision, and insurance. Mrs. McMillan-Bennon is a highly qualified, innovative, and resourceful professional who employs effective instructional practices that quickly identify and resolve challenges that impede optimal learning potential.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies with emphasis in early childhood education, a Master of Arts in elementary school guidance and counseling from South Carolina State University, and an Educational Specialist from Winthrop University. She is a current doctoral student at Grand Canyon University.

Mrs. McMillan-Bennon is the daughter of the late Dwight McMillan, Sr and Margie McMillan of Orangeburg, SC. She is married to Anthony Bennon and they have three daughters named Gabrielle Alexis, Adia Kathryn, and Alexandria Rose. They are also the proud grandparents of one grandson, Hendrix Lee Anthony Bennon. She and her family are members of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Fountain Inn, SC.

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