Mr. Goode graduated from Texas Southern University in 1976 with a B.A. degree in English and History and began teaching and coaching in the Clover School District for the next 18 years. During that time, he received his MEd in Administration and Supervision from Winthrop University. Following a six year stint in the Rock Hill School District, where he taught and coached for two years and was an Assistant Principal for four years, he returned to the Clover School District. Mr. Goode has been an Assistant Principal in several schools in the district before making Bethel his home.