Don Johnson Biography

Don Johnson

Don Johnson, M.Ed., is the Founder of the Cascade Christian School District and the Executive Director of The Biblical Worldview Institute, a division of Cascade Christian Schools that is dedicated to training teachers.

Don began his teaching career in 1976 with the Puyallup School District.  From 1978 to 1985, he was Principal of Peoples Christian School.  He then took a position as Student Teacher Supervisor for Pacific Lutheran University.

In 1986, he became Principal of Puyallup Valley Christian School, acting in that capacity until 1992, when he spearheaded the consolidation of several schools into an interdenominational Christian school system.

Today that school system, Cascade Christian Schools, serves nearly 1,500 students in Puyallup and Frederickson, Washington. Don was the Superintendent of Cascade Christian Schools since its inception in 1992 until 2018.

Don holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education degree from Washington State University, a Master of Education degree from Seattle Pacific University, and administrative credentials from Pacific Lutheran University.

He has been the chairperson of Washington Federation of Independent Schools and the chairperson of the Private School Advisory Committee to Washington State’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

He is a conference speaker and trainer for the Association of Christian Schools International and The Biblical Worldview Institute.  Don has co-authored a teacher-training book for the Institute titled “Making the Connections,” and is one of the trainers for “Making the Connections” workshops.

Don has been married to Sue Johnson since 1974.  They have two adult children, son Josh and daughter Cameron.