Cass Drakeford

facilitating a journey for children, adults & families

Love, Compassion and Understanding

About Cassandra Turner-Drakeford

Cassandra began meditating thirteen years ago. Completing her teacher certification with Charlotte Meditation and Palouse Mindfulness (Mindfulness Base Stress Reduction) has not only intensified her own practice but has helped her share this practice and her knowledge with others. With 15+ years of Early Childcare experience and an entrepreneur in early childcare education she is delighted to share and strengthen the force field of peace and calm by practicing meditation. She is happy to share this practice with everyone desiring to master stress and operate with mental clarity.

Education:  Associate; General Education; Central Piedmont Community College, Bachelors of Arts; Early Childhood Education Administration, and Master of Arts; Teaching and Learning Technology from Ashford University.

Accomplishments: Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Certified Instructor, Playground Safety, Emergency Preparedness Trainer, Restorative Practices Trainer, Triple P Licensure, Arthur Ford International Academy and The Holy Order of the Dove from Delphi University.

Favorite quote – “Open your eyes look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?” ~ Bob Marley

Keep people in your life who truly love you, motivate you, encourage you, enhance you, and make you happy. If you know people who do none of these things, let them go.
~ Unknown

Be Mindful (CassDrakeford)

Charlotte Meditation

Palouse Mindfulness (Mindfulness Base Stress Reduction)

Youth Meditation

Educational Background
  • Ashford University Bachelor of Arts – Early Childcare Administration
  • Ashford University Master of Arts – Learning and Teaching Technology
  • Central Piedmont Community College – Associate General Education
  • Empower U – The Entrepreneurial Mindset Program
  • International Institute Restorative Practices
  • Triple P Parenting
  • Next Level Leadership Class One (Cohort One) 2018 – 2019
  • Mindfulness Leadership Summit 2019
  • Campaign Volunteer For Mecklenburg County City Councilman

Entrepreneurial Accomplishments

  • Beyond Boundaries Transportation
  • Drakeford General Contracting and Consultation
  • Dream Children, Inc.
  • Dream Children I, Inc
  • Knowledge Is Power Early Learning Program, Inc.
  • Be Mindful