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Dr. Sharon  T  Goodman
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Undergraduate degree( Bachelor of Science) in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education with a specialization in Music.

Educational Graduate degrees ( Master's and Educational Speciaist) in Educational Leadership and Early Childhood Education.

Doctorate degree in Counseling and  Pastoral Ministry.


I am pleased to return to the kindergarten classroom after 35 years of working in Early Childhood education in the School District of DeSoto County. I have ten years of experience as a Kindergarten Teacher and 25 years of experience as a Principal at DeSoto Early Childhood Center.


I am an Arcadia, Florida native who attended elementary, middle and high school in DeSoto. I have experienced our schools from the vantage points of being a Student, a Mother of students in the system, a Teacher, a Principal,and a Grandmother. I love our district.

I served from 1995-2011 on the City Council of Arcadia, the first woman to be elected to the council and served as Deputy Mayor and Mayor.

I served 3 terms on the District Board of Trustees for South Florida State College representing DeSoto County.

I am married to Marion E. Goodman, Jr. and we have two children Shari(32) and Marion,III (31).

I am the proud grandmother of beautiful granddaughters and grandsons who are attending West Elementary and Memorial.