Cassandra Benitez is the Dean of Academics at CEC Aurora. Cassandra previously worked in Wyoming and Nebraska as a secondary educator and collegiate adjunct instructor for Chadron State College. Originally from Texas, Cassandra earned her Master's degree through the University of Nebraska-Kearney in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in English as a Second Language. She has been a keynote speaker and presenter of various educational & academic topics and professional development. She enjoys spending time with her family and four kids traveling around the world and coaching & playing sports. Cassandra enjoys sharing her culture and faith through community service events and youth group activities.