Faculty Profile
In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.
John Muir
Donna Godwin
Pre-Primary Program Directress

Donna began teaching in 1983 and originally joined Five Oaks Academy in 2010 to develop our Pre-Primary Program. After moving away from the Greenville area for her husband’s career, she rejoined our community in 2018 and currently serves as our Pre-Primary Program Directress. Donna received her Montessori Infant and Toddler Assistant Certification from Montessori Mentors and then went on to receive her Assistants’ Traning degree from the Association Montessori International. She has extensive Montessori experience as a Co-Teacher, Lead Teacher, and Assistant Director. Donna has two grown children and enjoys time with her five young grandchildren. She is a member of our Curriculum Council and is affiliated with the South Carolina Montessori Association.