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Dr. Marilyn Goodwin

Dr. Marilyn Goodwin

Professor of Education
Main Campus
Education Building

Dr. Marilyn Goodwin joined the faculty at Campbellsville University in August of 2010.  However, this is not where her journey began with Campbellsville University.  She is also a proud graduate as well, receiving her bachelor’s degrees from Campbellsville College now Campbellsville University.  She currently teaches ECE and IECE graduate and undergraduate courses online, on the main campus and at the Somerset Education Center.  She also teaches several courses through our Belize partners.

Before coming to Campbellsville University, Dr. Marilyn Goodwin served as the director of Campbellsville Child Development Center a Ministry of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She also previously served as a preschool/children’s ministry consultant for the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

Degrees: Campbellsville College now Campbellsville University, B.A. in Christian Education and Office Management (1993). The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity in Christian Education emphasis in Preschool and Children’s Ministry (1996). Capella University, Ph. D. in Education (2014).

Certifications: Kentucky Early Childhood Certified Trainer (2004). Google Certified Educator Level 1 (2021).

Marilyn’s research areas include preschool education and literacy, technology in early childhood education, and service leadership. Her dissertation was Literacy Skills of Kindergarten Students with Preschool Experience Compared to Those with No Preschool Experience in One Southeastern United States Rural School District.

Christian Montessori Conference, San Antonio, TX – January 19, 2019
Five Love Languages

Beijing Youth Political: Beijing, China – June 16-18, 2017
Technologies in Early Childhood Classrooms

Preschool Workshop, Cayo District, Belize – March 17-18, 2016
Planning for Success in Preschool

Kentucky Association of Early Childhood Education – October 5, 2012
Creating and Implementing Virtual Field Trips
Exploring Digital Stories

Annual Child Care Training Days – 2011 to Present

Committees: Campbellsville University IRB Committee; Campbellsville University Nomination for Faculty Forum Committee; SOE-CAEP Standard 5 Committee; SOE-Technology Committee; Teacher Education Committee; Child Care Training Day Committee; Excellence in Teaching Committee; Frederick B. and Ayako I. Phillips Foundation Scholarship Committee; Board of Directors for Lake Cumberland Community Action; and Head Start Policy Council member.