Goodin Leaving Spring-Ford for North Carolina Job

ROYERSFORD PA – Dr. David Goodin and his family are headed back home to the Carolinas, he said Thursday (Dec. 17, 2020), as he officially tendered his resignation from the position of superintendent in the Spring-Ford Area School District to the Board of School Directors. It takes effect on an as-yet-unspecified date, but sometime within “the start of the new year,” he said.

Although Goodin has worked in Spring-Ford since 2011, and been a Pennsylvania resident for more than 30 years, he was born in the south and is relocating to become superintendent of schools in Sampson County, North Carolina.

“I’ve been reminded, during this global pandemic, the importance of family. My family plans to move back to the Carolinas. I’m originally from the South. My mother, children, and grandchildren all still live in the South, and it is important for my family that we spend more time together,” Goodin explained in a YouTube video (at top). “Spring-Ford is an exceptional school district in a supportive community. It has been my honor to serve as your superintendent.”

In coming weeks Spring-Ford’s board of school directors said it expects to develop and publicly share its plan to move ahead in choosing a new district chief administrator.

During his tenure as superintendent, Goodin served as the Spring-Ford Educational Foundation chief executive officer, represented the district on the Spring Valley Y Advisory Board, supported the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center as its superintendent of record, and has served as president of the Spring-Ford Chamber of Commerce.

Spring-Ford accomplishments during Goodin’s tenure include launch of the hybrid program at Spring City Royersford elementary schools; renovation and expansion of Spring-Ford Area High School’s Innovation Center; 2012 National Blue Ribbon recognition for the 8th Grade Center; launch of the Project Lead the Way Program; and national recognition for the district on lists such as News Week’s Top 500 High Schools, Washington Post Top High Schools in America, and US News and World Report’s Silver Medal for Top High Schools.

Photo supplied by the Spring-Ford Area School District