Matthew Woods grew up in Franklin County and attended Ferrum College for his undergraduate degree. You might know him as the host of a K-12 podcast, “Leading Out The Woods,” and is the author of the children’s book series, “I Wanna Be…”.
He has a Ph.D. from Radford University and does more than talk schools on his podcast, he’s spent his career in K-12 education. Matthew has served as a high school social studies teacher, middle and high school assistant principal, middle school principal, adjunct professor, field instructor at the collegiate level for student-teachers, keynote speaker, and educational consultant. He is currently the director of student support services at Henry County Public Schools.