Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.


The Goddard School®

12916 Stonecreek Drive NW
PickeringtonOH 43147

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Our teachers blend the highest standards in early childhood development with nurturing care.

Ms Wanda, Owner Wanda graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics Education. She was director of an early childhood program for eight years, and served on the curriculum and human resources corporate committees. Wanda then taught child development at the high school level. She also developed curriculum for the school district following state initiatives. She is excited to be around all the younger children again!

Ms Wanda

Ms Katie, Director Katie has a Bachelors degree from Slippery Rock University in Social Work and a Masters degree in College Student Personnel. Katie has been with the Goddard Family since March of 2008 and worked as our Kindergarten Enrichment Teacher. Katie is currently working as the Education Director. Katie has loved working at The Goddard School because of the high standard of excellence Goddard represents. "The children are wonderful and they always put a smile on my face," adds Katie.

Ms Katie

Ms KJ, Lead Teacher Miss KJ has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hocking College. She is our lead teacher for the Clifford classroom. She has been a part of our faculty since September 2010.


Ms Stephanie, Lead Teacher Ms. Stephanie has worked in childcare for seven years. She has six years experience specifically working with toddlers. Stephanie attended Kent State University where she studied Speech Pathology and American Sign Language.

Ms Stephanie

Ms Wendy, Lead Teacher Wendy started at Goddard in April of 2012 as the lead teacher in our Arthur preschool classroom. Wendy graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, magna cum laude, with a degree in Elementary Education.

Ms Wendy

Ms Rhonda, Lead Teacher Ms. Rhonda is the mother of two teenage children, ages 19 and 16. She grew up in a small town north of Cincinnati called Hamilton. She has lived in Pataskala for 22 years.
Ms. Rhonda loves working with children. She has worked in the Preschool/Pre-K teaching field for nine years. Rhonda says that watching the children experience life and learning through play is so rewarding. She loves the "ah-ha" moments!
Ms. Rhonda's favorite season is Fall. She loves the colors purple and green. Ms. Rhonda enjoys spending time with her family. She is currently writing and illustrating a children's book.

Ms Rhonda

Ms Peggy, Lead Teacher Peggy is the lead teacher in our Pre-K classroom. Her background includes over seventeen years of experience working with children through various organizations and activities. Peggy joined The Goddard School® located in Pickerington 10 years ago and says, “I’ve enjoyed every minute!”

Ms Peggy

Ms Angela, Assistant Teacher Hello, my name is Angela Trogus. I graduated from Sheridan High in 2009.

Ms Angela

Ms Carol, Assistant Teacher Ms. Carol is the assistant teacher in our Pre-K classroom. Carol has worked for the Goddard school in Pickerington for 7 years! Carol has 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Carol enjoys cooking and shopping but enjoys watching her grandchildren the most. Carol loves that she still learns something new everyday while working for Goddard!

Ms Carol

Ms Sandy, Assistant Teacher Sandy joined our Goddard School in August of 2010. Sandy is a full time assistant teacher in our First Steps room. Sandy was born and raised in Pickerington. Sandy lives in Baltimore with her son. Sandy loves working with the babies and enjoys their smiles everyday.

Ms Sandy

Ms Tracy, Assistant Teacher Tracy is one of our substitutes/floaters here at Goddard! She does a wonderful job of filling in wherever we need her! Tracy started with us at Goddard in August of 2008 and has been in child care for 6+ years. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations.

Ms Tracy

Ms Sam, Assistant Teacher Ms. Sam is a floater for our toddler classrooms. She is from Baltimore, OH and graduated from Liberty Union. Sam has completed course work at the University of Akron and OUL.

Ms Sam

Ms Lois, Assistant Teacher Ms. Lois has been with The Goddard Family since 2004. Ms. Lois helps in our Infant classroom. You may see Lois out and about as she drives our school aged children to and from school. Ms. Lois resides in Pickerington and you can find her spending her free time gardening, sewing, and traveling with her husband.

Ms Lois

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