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 Antonio Goodrum, Ed.S

Phone: 478-765-8711


Degrees and Certifications:

Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College Masters of Science Degree in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bachelor of Science Degree and educational certification from Fort Valley State College (Music Education, Early Childhood Education and Middle Grades Education) Teacher Support Specialist Endorsement in Reading Education Leadership Certification from Argosy University, in Sarasota, Florida

Antonio Goodrum, Ed.S

Hello!  My name is Antonio Goodrum.  I am a native of Macon, Georgia, and a product of the Bibb County Public School System where I graduated from Southwest High School in 1983. Throughout my twenty-nine years, I have received numerous honors.  I was Chosen as "Teacher of the Year" by fellow colleagues at four schools, and I have been featured in the Macon Telegraph while serving as an educator in both Bibb and Baldwin County School Districts.  In addition, I received the Superintendent's "Beacon Light Award" and the McKibben Lane Award, too. As an educational leader, I dedicate my time and talents to making a positive change in the lives of all students on a daily basis, and I will create an environment structured and conducive for learning.  Also, I vow to provide a safe environment that will enhance the performance of all students in all academic areas; therefore, ensuring that all pupils will be able to compete globally in the future.


My career began approximately twenty-nine years ago in Baldwin County where I served as an elementary general music teacher and choral director.  After teaching three years in Milledgeville, Georgia, I returned home to Bibb County where I had the awesome task of teaching music education, early-childhood education and-middle grades education for eighteen years.  I taught at the following schools: Burke Elementary, Hamilton Elementary, L.H. Williams Elementary, Ingram/Pye Elementary, Burdell-Hunt Elementary, Appling Middle School and Weaver Middle School.  In addition, I was an instructional coach at Morgan Elementary and at Southwest Magnet High School and Law Academy.  I also served as an Instructional Lead Teacher at Burdell-Hunt Elementary, and after obtaining my educational leadership degree, I served as the assistant principal at King-Danforth Elementary School and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School. Currently, I am the assistant principal at SOAR Academy Alternative Program where I manage students in grades 9-12 (Opportunity Achievement Center (OAC) alternative school) and (Personalized Learning Center (PLC) credit recovery).


Email Address: antonio.goodrum@bcsdk12.net   Contact Number (478) 779-4803




G ive my all each day.

O pen my mind to new ideas.

O ffer my teachers many opportunities to become great leaders.

D are teachers and students to “dream” big!

R emember that they all have special gifts.

U tilize everyone’s special talents to enhance the lives of all students.

M old teachers into future leaders and students into productive citizens.

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