About Dr. Goodin

  • headshot of Dr. GoodinDr. Goodin has enjoyed a long and very successful career in public education spanning more than twenty-one years.  He brings a wealth of experience as a superintendent.  For the last ten years, since 2011, he has been the superintendent of the Spring-Ford Area School District Schools, one of the largest districts in the Philadelphia suburbs. Prior to assuming his current position, Dr. Goodin served as superintendent in two other districts, in the Connellsville Area School District in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, and the Harmony Area School District in Westover, Pennsylvania. Dr. Goodin previously served as assistant principal and principal at the middle school level. 

    Dr. Goodin has an impressive academic background as well. He received a bachelor’s degree in social studies from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pennsylvania.  He went on to earn a master’s degree in history from Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Dr. Goodin received his Ed.D. in Education Administration and Leadership from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  

    Dr. Goodin looks forward to the opportunity to serve the students, faculty, and staff of SCS. As a native North Carolinian, he is eager to become an active and engaged member of the Sampson County community. He is married to his wife, Michele, and together they have 6 children ranging in age from 32 to 19 years of age.  

    Dr. Goodin issued the following statement about accepting the position:

              “I look forward to serving the community of Sampson County through these unprecedented times.  Having grown up in Cumberland County, NC, being a part of the    Sampson County School District is like coming home after being away for 40 years.  It is my honor and privilege to serve as your next Superintendent. Together we will strive to bring to Sampson County children the best educational experience possible. Together we can and together we will.”

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    Jackie Chabot,
    Superintendent's Executive Administrative Assistant