Ms. Hagood is originally from Virginia, where she graduated from Roanoke College with her BA in Elementary Education. She received her M.Ed. from the University of Virginia and her leadership certification from Virginia Tech. After teaching in Salem, VA for 12 years, her family moved to Georgia and she continued her career as a test coordinator and first grade teacher at Bascomb Elementary. She taught fourth and fifth grades at Hasty Elementary before moving to Avery Elementary, and then Carmel Elementary as an Assistant Principal. She lives in Woodstock with her family.