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Mr.  Derrick  Goodwin
6th Grade Teacher
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Subjects Taught
Science, Social Studies


I graduated from Hewitt Trussville High School in Trussville, AL in 1995.  

I graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness in 2000.  

I completed my Masters Degree at JSU in 2002 in Physical Education.

I went back to JSU in 2004-2005 to add elementary education to my teaching certificate.


I taught physical education at Sacred Heart Catholic School from 2002-2004.

I was a physical education aid at Saks Elementary School from 2004-2005 while I was going back to school to get my elementary education certification.

I taught 2nd grade at Saks Elementary from 2005-2006.

I taught 5th and 6th grades in Talladega City Schools from 2006-2009.  

I taught 5th grade at C.E. Hanna from 2009- 2012 and then moved to 6th grade in 2012 to the present.


My name is Derrick Goodwin. I grew up in Trussville, AL.  I have one son who is 9 years old.  I have been teaching in Oxford City Schools for 7 years now.  I also work with Oxford Athletics.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, biking, and going on vacations.