Kay Goodwin has served as assistant director of graduate studies since 2006. Prior to this position, she was as an assistant principal at Greenville Middle School for four and a half years. Before joining Greenville Middle School, Goodwin was as a Teacher Leader (ADEPT evaluator) for the School District of Greenville County for three years. She has also been an English teacher/English Department Chair at Riverside High School in Greer, S.C. In addition, Goodwin was selected to develop a gifted and talented program for the School District of Cherokee County. She has taught English in both Louisiana and Georgia at the high school level, as well as freshman composition and technical writing at the college level.