Todd Goff

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Todd Goff

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Welcome to the web site for Page Primary School!  I am honored to serve as the leader for our wonderful school.  The mission of Page Primary is to educate the whole child in a safe and nurturing environment.  Our school serves as the foundation for many of the children in Belmont as they grow and develop into life-long learners.  We create learning experiences that educate children academically, socially and emotionally.  Teachers educate our students at the highest levels in reading, writing, phonics, mathematics, social studies and science. STEAM practices are integrated into many activities.  The community is supportive of Page through volunteering in a variety of capacities.  I whole heartedly believe that early childhood education is at the heart of the educational system.  I encourage everyone in our school community to be a part of the work of Page.  Be a part of the team that is laying the foundation for tomorrow.  

About Mr. Goff 

Mr. Goff earned his high school diploma from Clover High School (SC) and graduated with honors from Winthrop University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Education Degree in Educational Leadership. He is a National Board Certified Teacher and a South Carolina Social Studies Educator of Distinction as awarded by the South Carolina Council for the Social Studies.  He taught at both the elementary and middle school level when he was a classroom teacher.  

For 2013 - 17, he served as the Assistant Principal at Belmont Central Elementary School.  During his time at Belmont Central, the school almost became a 1:1 Chromebook school.  New intitatives were put into place such as the Eagle Reading Academy to help students become stronger readers and the Young Men's Club mentoring program as well as new traditions were started such as the annual Storytelling Festival.  A focus on Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and the work of our School Improvement Team helped drive academic success including high gains in the area of reading as a school and exceeding growth three of his four years at the school.  

From 2017-19, he served as the Assistant Principal for Belmont Middle School.  During his time at BMS, the school maintained a tradition of excellence.  For the first time in the history of the school, Belmont Middle exceeded growth on the NC School Report Card for the 2017-18 school year and then again for the 2018-19 school year.  The school achieved the goal of becoming 1:1 with Chromebooks with the support of the entire school community.  The school worked collaboratively to implement enrichment and remediation during the school day.  The school began implementing P.B.I.S. during the 2018-19 school year.  

Mr. Goff has conducted presentations at the local, state and regional levels over his years as an educator.  Topics have included educational technology, flexible grouping, professional development for teachers, and P.B.I.S.  He was a county finalist for Gaston County Schools Assistant Principal of the Year for 2016-17 and again in 2017-18.  

Mr. Goff and his wife, Beth, have three boys.  His family loves being in the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

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