Principal, Dr. Paul Goricki
Dr. Paul Goricki has been a teacher and principal in private and public schools in five states since 1979. Since 1997, Dr. Goricki has led Julington Creek, Hickory Creek and Crookshank Elementary Schools in St. Johns County. His motto about children is “First we love them, then we teach them.” Dr. Goricki believes schools have the opportunity to introduce children to the “world of possibility” by leading them to a love for learning and an exploration of their full social and academic potential.
Meet our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Angie Rodgers
Mrs. Rodgers has enjoyed 16 years of service as a Primary and Intermediate Teacher, Instructional Literacy Coach, Curriculum Resource Coordinator, and Assistant Principal. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Education, with a focus on Elementary Education from Jacksonville University in 1992. In 1997, Mrs. Rodgers was awarded her Masters in Educational Leadership from UNF. She has been a St. John’s County resident for 20 years and feels lucky to be part of the Crookshank family. Mrs. Rodgers’ love for children and her passion for education continue to kindle her desire to make a positive impact on our community and students
Meet our Assistant Principal, Dr. Ken Goodwin
Dr. Goodwin has been serving teachers, parents, students, and school communities for the past 19 years as an educator in various capacities. He has served as a middle school mathematics and science teacher, national consultant for McGraw-Hill, peer reviewer for Sage Publications, assistant principal, principal, and district academic dean. He moved to Florida with his family due to a job relocation for his wife. He is very excited to be working and serving the staff, students, and parents of Crookshank Elementary and being a member of the St. Johns County School District.