Dr. Goode began her career in education as a teacher with Newark Public Schools (NPS) due to a desire to serve within the community where she was born and raised. During her tenure with NPS, Dr. Goode provided instruction as an elementary and middle school teacher and collaborated with administrators as an instructional coach.

In 2015, Dr. Goode established Goode Education Group, LLC (GEG) to serve as a resource to school districts in the areas of compliance monitoring and professional development of teachers. To date, Dr. Goode’s persistent leadership has resulted in a massive expansion of GEG’s scope of work. In addition to supporting school districts, GEG now adds value to local and federal government agencies, as well as private and non-profit sectors, in the areas of recruitment and workforce development.

Dr. Goode earned a Doctorate of Educational Leadership from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In addition to her Doctorate degree, she holds a Masters in Educational Administration and Supervision from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, and a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers University-Newark, which she earned following obtaining a Bachelor of Psychology degree from Virginia Union University.