Andrea Goldsmith is new principal of Highland Elementary School

Published 7:59 pm Thursday, May 30, 2024

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Lincoln County Schools announced Andrea Goldsmith as the new principal at Highland Elementary School. 

She has spent her entire career in education working for the district as a classroom teacher, math interventionist and most recently as an instructional coach at Waynesburg Elementary. As the instructional coach, she was the building assessment coordinator, response to intervention coordinator, digital learning coach and served as the school’s gifted and talented teacher. 

Goldsmith is a 2012 graduate of South Laurel High School. After high school she attended Morehead State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education. She later received her Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Campbellsville University. 

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“This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team of dedicated educators and support staff in providing an excellent educational experience for Highland students,” said Goldsmith. “I am committed to fostering a positive learning environment that encourages academic excellence. I look forward to starting this new chapter and making a positive impact on our school community.”

“Mrs. Goldsmith has shown great leadership qualities throughout her career here,” said Superintendent Bruce Smith. “She is familiar with our district and the Highland community and her experience as classroom teacher, an interventionist and an instructional coach give her a great perspective as to best meet the needs of students and staff.”

Andrea and her husband Boone, along with their daughter Marlee Rae, currently reside in Hustonville.