Mr Grady, Owner Grady and his wife Michelle are the parents of a young daughter and recognize the importance of a safe and nurturing learning environment. Their family is the basis for the reason that they chose Goddard. They have been residents of the Dallas/Fort Worth area for twenty five years and are happy to be able to provide Goddard's outstanding program to the children in the Keller and surrounding communities. Grady would like to extend an invitation to your family to visit them at their beautiful school, introduce you to their incredible faculty, including an Education Director, and tell you all about the Goddard approach to learning.
Diana, Director Ms. Diana has been dedicated to the field of education for more than 12 years as a teacher and director in private preschools. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood studies from The State University of New York.
Ms. Diana brings her skills as an educational leader to our school and to work as a partner in education to ensure your child’s success. She believes in providing safe, healthy and nurturing care in a strong academic environment.
She enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughter’s at the library, museums and local zoos.
Ms. Diana looks forward to having the opportunity to lead this school which holds such a vibrant tradition that has produced so many outstanding students.
Whitney, Assistant Director Ms. Whitney comes to Goddard with 11 years of experience working in Child Development, 6 years which have been spent as part of a Management team. Ms. Whitney is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and works in the nursery at her church in her spare time.
Ms. Whitney chose child development as her career path because she loves partnering with families to ensure that the quality care and education process is being met for each child.
Carmen, Lead Teacher Ms. Carmen has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood. Her prior experiences include working with Toddlers at a private preschool. Ms. Carmen enjoys volunteering with the youth program at her church and dedicates her time to local mission trips. Ms. Carmen wanted to become a teacher because she loves seeing the bright smile on a child's face when they learn and discover something new. It is rewarding for her to know that she has contributed to their educational success.
Niaja , Lead Teacher Ms. Niaja has a Bachelor’s degree in Childhood Development with emphasis in child life. She has 2 years of experience working with early learners. A few of her experiences and volunteer work includes Child Life Organization and Early Childhood Intervention Foundation.
Ms. Niaja wanted to become a teacher because she enjoys working with young children and seeing how eager they are to learn about the world around them. She believes through fun interactions, children are engaged in learning.
Tracy , Lead Teacher Ms. Tracy joins us with over 27 years of experience! Tracy has her CDA and loves being a preschool teacher! In her spare time she enjoys working with non-profit programs to provide care and donations to homeless children. Ms. Tracy has a passion for children and has always known that working with children was where she was meant to be.
Simone, Lead Teacher Ms. Simone has an Associate’s of Arts and Business Degrees. She has over 10 years of experience working children. Her prior experiences include teaching high school, middle school, and elementary/early childhood school children. Ms. Simone volunteers her time to the homeless ministry, Bread of Life Church, and the Watson Nursing Home.
Ms. Simone wanted to become a teacher because she loves to see children apply what they learn to their everyday life. She is enjoys providing enrichment lessons to help children to continue to strive above their social and educational potential.
Kelly, Lead Teacher Ms. Kelly has a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education from Texas Tech University along with a minor in ESL. She has 5 years of experience working with young children. Her experiences include serving as a reading interventionist, tutor for STARR testing within the ISD, and a substitution teacher prek-6th grade.
Ms. Kelly wanted to become a teacher because it’s very rewarding to know that she’s making a difference in a young child’s life and loves seeing them succeed academically.
Ms Valerie, Lead Teacher Mrs. Womack has a Bachelors Degree in Education from Temple University in Philadelphia. She has 25 years’ experience working with young children. Some of her experience and volunteer work includes teaching children’s church in New Jersey and helping with children’s choir in Delaware.
Mrs. Womack wanted to become a teacher at the young age of ten. She enjoyed learning from her teachers and decided she wanted to make the same impact on young children’s lives for her profession. Mrs. Womack likes to engage children with upbeat lessons and activities. She creates a fun and active environment for each student. Mrs. Womack has an outgoing personality and loves to make personal connections with each student and their family.
Jessica, Assistant Teacher Ms. Jessica has 3 years’ experience working with young children. Some of her experiences and volunteer work includes P.T.A. Organization within the ISD and Open House Events and Festivals.
Ms. Jessica wanted to become a teacher because she loves working young children. She loves to see them learn and grow.
Jordan, Assistant Teacher Ms. Jordan has an Associates Degree and is working on her Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has over 3 years' experience working with young children. A few of Ms. Jordans experiences and volunteer work includes working with children in the PAL Program, Ready-Set-Teach, and the Special Olympics. Ms. Jordan wanted to become a teacher because she loves the feeling she gets when she can see a child learn something new from her knowledge, guidance, and nurturing teaching skills.
Tasia, Assistant Teacher Ms. Tasia has 11 years’ experience working with young children. Some of her e volunteer work includes the St. Jude’s Trike-A-Thon and helping at her child’s school carnival.
Ms. Tasia wanted to become a teacher because she loves working with children and contributing to their success. She loves helping others grow into kind, respectful, and successful young learners.
Janel, Assistant Teacher Ms. Janel loves working with our Preschool aged children. Ms. Janel enjoys working in her church nursery on the weekends. She is looking forward to further her career in early childhood education and teaching our students. Ms. Janel’s favorite activity to do with her students is art. She enjoys working with children because they make her laugh every day!