Ms. Cudd served as an educator in Mobile and Baldwin County School Systems in Alabama for 37 years. She served education as a regular classroom teacher, special education teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Ms. Cudd retired as a principal at Daphne Elementary School in 2012 which is in the Baldwin County School System. She held an Alabama teaching certificate for elementary education, special education, and administration. She was very active in her professional organizations. She served as Vice President, President-elect, and President of Alabama Association of Elementary School Principals. She served as a Board of Directors member for the Council of Leaders of Alabama Schools. She also served on the Resolution Committee at the national level in the National Education Association of Elementary Principals. Ms. Cudd has been working with TeacherReady for six years as an instructor/advisor.
Ms. Cudd feels strongly that the success of the children depends on high-expectations. Children learn best when they are in a learning environment that has been shaped by developmentally appropriate practices to prepare them for this fast-changing and complex world.