MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced today the appointment of Dr. Jeff Goodwin as President of Northwest-Shoals Community College. Goodwin’s tenure at the college begins January 3, 2022.

Dr. Goodwin’s 30 years of experience span from classroom educator to superintendent in Alabama’s public schools. He has served since 2005 as Superintendent of Oxford City Schools.

“With Northwest-Shoals taking the lead on significant infrastructure improvements and community engagement, Dr. Goodwin is the right choice for leadership,” Baker said. “I have full confidence that his experience will continue to pivot NW-SCC in the direction it needs for excellence to thrive among faculty, staff, students and stakeholders in that region.”

Goodwin began his career in education as a science teacher and coach at Oxford High School. He served as an assistant principal in both Talladega County Schools and Oxford City Schools, and as a principal at Oxford High School. Prior to serving as Superintendent of Oxford City Schools, he served as Director of Operations at Talladega County Schools.

Goodwin holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Political Science Education from Jacksonville State University. He also earned a Master of Science in Educational Administration from Jacksonville State University. He earned both an Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership and Doctor of Education in Educational Administration from The University of Alabama.

“Northwest-Shoals Community College is at the cusp of huge transitions that will impact the region and the state for decades to come. It is such an honor to be chosen to lead the college with the support of the team who works every day to best serve our students,” Goodwin said. “I look forward to working alongside our faculty and staff, students, parents, and the greater community to maintain our Patriot pride for years to come.”