Julia Goodrich has 38 years of teaching experience; 22 years of those have been with DoDEA schools. Goodrich joined the staff of Gordon Elementary School in the fall of 2008, and in January 2009 she was one of the teachers who helped to open the school. Goodrich is a graduate of Florence State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. After finishing her undergrad, she earned a Master of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of North Alabama. She went on to earn an Education Specialist degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Alabama.

A four-year overseas assignment from 1989-1993, with Upwood Elementary School on Royal Air Force (RAF) Upwood, United Kingdom, was Goodrich's first induction to DoDEA. From 1993-1996 Goodrich taught 1st and 3rd grade at Murray Elementary School. From 1996-2009 she taught 2nd grade at Devers Elementary School. Currently, Goodrich teaches 3rd grade at Gordon Elementary School. All three DDESS schools are located on Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Before joining DoDEA, Goodrich taught first grade with Oakland Elementary School and Wilson Elementary School, both with the Lauderdale County Schools in Alabama. Goodrich and her husband enjoy all levels of camping, from primitive backpacking to traveling the United States in their motorhome. They have three West Highland Terriers that are constant companions wherever they go.

Julia Eckl Goodrich 3rd Grade Teacher
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