Dr. G. Christopher Godwin

Director of Teacher Education
Professional Education
School of Education
Coordinator for AIG Programs
Office Address:
Taylor Hall
Room 225B
Mailing Address:
PO Box 369
Buies Creek, NC 27506

Biography

Dr. Godwin received his B.S. in Middle Grades Math and Science (1984) and M.Ed (1986) from Campbell University and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction (1998) from North Carolina State University. His primary areas of interest are teacher preparation, differentiated instruction, and student engagement. He taught middle school math and science and was an assistant principal in the Harnett County Schools district. He served as the Executive Director for Academic Programs in Johnston County. He has served as the Academically/Intellectually Gifted Director for several school districts as well as the North Carolina State Director for Academically/Intellectually Gifted at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. His awards include the Harnett County Teacher of the Year and the North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented Distinguished Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Education of the Gifted and Talented. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and gardening.


Education

  • B.S. in Middle Grades Math and Science, Campbell University (1984)
  • M.Ed (1986) from Campbell University
  • Ph.D, Curriculum and Instruction (1998) from North Carolina State University.
  • Middle Grades Math and Science

Credentials

  • Academically or Intellectually Gifted Licensure
  • Supervision Certification
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Principals Certification
  • He taught middle school math and science and was an assistant principal in the Harnett County Schools district
  • He served as the Executive Director for Academic Programs in Johnston County.

Career Highlights

  • He has served as the Academically/Intellectually Gifted Director for several school districts as well as the North Carolina State Director for Academically/Intellectually Gifted at the North Carolina Department

Awards, Recognition & Honors

  • Harnett County Teacher of the Year (1991)
  • North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented Distinguished Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Education of the Gifted and Talented

Organizations

  • AACTE
  • NC-ACTE (current Secretary)
  • IHE-AIG Consortium (current Secretary)
  • North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
  • Parish Council Chair (Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church)