During the June 23, 2020 meeting, the Lexington County School District One Board of Trustees approved the promotion of Tiffany K. Goodson to assistant principal of Lexington High School. An experienced educator, Goodson has taught English Language Arts at LHS for 14 years.
Goodson began her education career in 2002 as an English teacher at Marlboro County High School in Bennettsville, South Carolina, where she also led a club geared toward supporting at-risk youth. In 2004, she transitioned to Dillon School District 3 where she taught English at Latta High School and sponsored the school’s newspaper staff.
After joining Lexington District One in 2006, she served at LHS as adviser of the National Honor Society and on the LHS Counseling Advisory Board, designed curriculum for online courses, facilitated collaborative planning and coordinated orientation and registration activities. From 2014–2017, she served as senior experience site coordinator. In this role, she advised seniors about research topics, job-shadowing experiences and community-service-learning opportunities. She also served as coordinator of Food for Improving Thinking, a program that provides participating students with meals for weekends and holidays. She analyzed data to better assist the students, maintained the financial records and distributed information about the program.
During 2019–2020, Goodson also worked as an administrative intern to gain vital experience she will use in her new assistant principal role. She managed discipline concerns, helped to plan and execute standardized testing, and assisted in the recruitment and retention of faculty.
Goodson earned a Bachelor of Arts in English education from Claflin University and a Master of Education in educational administration and supervision from the University of Phoenix. She holds certification in English education as well as secondary principal and supervision. She also participated in the Lexington District One Aspiring Assistant Principals Academy and the South Carolina Department of Education’s Foundations in School Leadership cohort. She is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.