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Mrs.  Brenda  Goodwin
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Principal's Bio



Elementary Teacher 1993-1998


Curriculum Coordinator, Brookdale Elementary 1998-2005


Assistant Principal, Marshall Elementary 2005-2014


Principal, Sandy Run K-8  2014 - Present


Master of Education in Administration July, 2005

University of South Carolina


Bachelor in Elementary Education   December, 1993

South Carolina State University



  • SC Quality Assurance Review Team Member/Chairperson (12+ schools)

  • Administrative Academy, OCSD5

  • Best Practices in School Administration, OCSD5

  • Response to Intervention Coordinator

  • ADEPT/SAFE-T Evaluator

  • Recertification Instructor for OCSD5  

  • Administrative Practicum Intern Supervisor

  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS)

  • Summer School Director

  • Title 1 Site Coordinator

  • CDEPP Site Director

  • FOCUS Funds Coordinator

  • Exemplary Writing Chairperson (Achieved Exemplary Writing Status)

  • Technology Proficient

  • Grant Writing Experience

  • Thinking Map Trainer

  • Rubrics Trainer

  • Empowering Writers

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Trained

  • School Budgets Planning and Management

  • Data Analysis

  • Human Relations

  • Team Building


  • SC School Board Conference (Presenter)

  • Educational and Business Summit (Presenter)

  • The South Carolina Reading Conference (Presenter)

  • SC Association of School Administrator’s Conference ( 5 Year Presenter)

  • SC Title I Conference (Repeat Presenter)

  • John Ford Middle School (Presenter)

  • Aiken Instructional Fair (Repeat Presenter)

  • Writing Improvement Network Conference

  • Early Childhood Conference

  • Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites with Marcia Tate

  • Building Teacher Leaders

  • Brain Compatible Strategies

  • Pat Cunningham’s Four Block Model

  • National Conference on Differentiated instruction

  • South Carolina Alliance of Black School Educators Conference (Presenter)

Married 2 children, 4 grandchildren, 23 years of experience in education