Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Robbin, Owner Robbin Wells is the onsite owner of The Goddard School of McKinney. She and her husband Rick, who is co-owner, relocated from Dallas to Lucas in 2003 where they live on an organic farm, raising their two children who graduated Lovejoy High School and attend the University of Oklahoma.

Born in Denison where her family still lives, Robbin received her B.F.A. from Southern Methodist University and her Masters in Journalism from the University of North Texas. Robbin spent 25 years in customer service, sales, and marketing. She is on the McKinney Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, was a Trustee on the Lovejoy ISD School Board (2012 - 2019), and is a former board member of Friends of WRR (101.1 FM). Rick hails from Antlers, Oklahoma, and received his B.B.A. from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is past president of The Samaritan Inn board of directors and McKinney Magazine. The son of a coach and small-business owner, Rick has been in the restaurant industry his entire life. Today he runs his McKinney-based Wells Hospitality Group, co-owner of Rick’s Chophouse, Harvest Seasonal Kitchen, and Sterling Events and Catering.

Robbin and Rick launched The Seed Project Foundation in 2015 to help fund small ideas with big goals to promote sustainability in our community -- projects that improve the current quality of life without compromising future generations.

The Wells are both heavily involved in community outreach and philanthropy, passionate about hospitality and education, and proud to be a part of The Goddard School family.

Ms Robbin

Ms Tanny, Director Ms. Tanny Rahman is the Director of The Goddard School located in McKinney, Texas, and has been a member of our team since 2012.

Ms. Rahman received her Associate's Degree in early childhood education before earning her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (with a minor in education) in 2003 in New York. She moved to McKinney with her family in 2012 and has taught in several age groups at our school.

Ms. Rahman's goal moving to administration is to ensure that all of the school's teaching staff are properly supported in their efforts to meet or exceed Goddard's stringent standards. She oversees all of the communications, education, and marketing plans and works with the school owner to improve operations and achieve the highest standards for our accredited program.

With a passion for early childhood education, Ms. Rahman carries on our "Mary Beth" tradition of sprinkling fairy dust throughout our school on a daily basis. She is committed to elevating educational expectations and delivering a nurturing experience to all of our families.

Ms Tanny

Ms Angela, Assistant Director Ms. Angela is an Assistant Director at our school.

Ms. Angela joined our company in 2018 and is training to be the Director of our new Goddard School opening in May/June at the corner of Ridge Road and University (380) next to McClure Elementary School. A Colorado native and avid outdoors-woman, Ms. Angela moved to Texas with her husband in 2017. She holds two associate degrees and earned her BA in political science from the University of Colorado at Denver. She spent 17 years in the Douglas County public school system managing and developing its child-care programs at a variety of campuses. Ms. Angela has led her teams through several national accreditation programs and is passionate about continuing education and training. In her spare time, Ms. Angela enjoys travel with her family, cooking, and archery. Her background in education and hobbies -- including party and wedding planning and family time -- will translate well into creating a nurturing, event-filled new Goddard School for our company!

Ms Angela

Ms Jerri, Lead Teacher Ms. Jerri is a co-lead teacher in our Infant program.

With a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and years experience as a caregiver and professional homemaker, Ms. Jerri joined our school in January 2019. She is a loving, kind soul who loves to shop and try new restaurants in her spare time (our kind of gal!). Ms. Jerri grew up in east Texas and has lived in Plano most recently. She adores the infant classroom and has found her nurturing niche. We are very lucky to have Ms. Jerry as part of our school family.

Ms LaQuisha, Lead Teacher Ms. LaQuisha is our Infant classroom Lead Teacher.

Ms. LaQuisha is a native of McKinney having graduated from McKinney High School, and she has worked with young children for more than ten years. She joined our school in 2013 and found her love working with the smallest of our children. She is nurturing, knowledgeable, and a mother of three, and we are glad she joined our Goddard School.

Ms LaQuisha

Ms Becky, Lead Teacher Ms. Becky is our First Steps Lead Teacher and manages the infant team program.

Ms. Becky holds an associate's degree in early childhood education and has more than 10 years in-class experience. She has worked with infants and toddlers and assists in the office as needed. She lives in McKinney with her husband and two young children and has been with the McKinney Goddard team since March 2010. Our families love Ms. Becky and know she's one of the best infant teachers in McKinney!!!

Ms Becky

Miss Hallie, Lead Teacher Ms. Hallie is a lead teacher in our First Steps program.

Ms. Hallie holds a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and joined our school in 2019. Her early childhood experience started in high school and continued during her college years working with infant and toddlers at a center in Utah. Ms. Hallie believes children are natural learners and that teachers create the process, not the products, and children will thrive. We love having Ms. Hallie on our team with our youngest of learners. Welcome to the infant team!

Miss Hallie

Ms Krissia, Lead Teacher Ms. Krissia is a lead teacher in our Toddler program.

Ms. Krissia took the lead in our Toddler 1 program shortly after training in the spring of 2019. She is finalizing her Associate in Education from Collin College and plans to continue her degree in early childhood while she teaches in our school. Ms. Krissia has worked with children for several years and is thrilled to share her knowledge of early learning and put her studies to practice in the classroom. You'll never see anything but a smile on her face, so welcome to the bright ray of sunshine we call Ms. Krissia!

Ms Krissia

Ms Keyonah, Lead Teacher Ms. Keyonah is a lead teacher in our Toddler program.

Ms. Keyonah joined our school in 2019 as she continues her studies at Collin College in early childhood development. She loves to play basketball and stay active with family and friends. Her little brother is a Goddard Graduate, so she understands how our children thrive in a play-based environment. We are excited to have Ms. Keyonah on our toddler team!

Ms Keyonah

Ms Cora , Lead Teacher Ms. Cora is an co-lead Teacher in our Get Set program.

Ms. Cora joined our company in 2019 to work with our fabulous two's and help them make connections on their own. She is working on her associates of arts at Collin College and sharing her knowledge of early childhood in our classrooms daily. You've never met a kinder, gentler soul, and our children are thriving under her gentle guidance. Get Set is getting ready for Preschool!

Ms Cora

Ms Morgan, Lead Teacher Ms. Morgan is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Get Set classroom.

Ms. Morgan is our co-lead teacher in the Get Set classroom, helping our most active toddlers make the transition from potty training to preschool. Ms. Morgan is a graduate of McKinney High School where she completed a program called “Ready, Set, Teach” and joined our school in 2015. She earned her Child Development Associate Certificate in 2017 and has more than four years experience working with young children. Ms. Morgan’s bubbly, loving, and energetic personality is a true asset to the children in her care.

Ms Morgan

Ms Anabel, Lead Teacher Ms. Anabel is a co-lead teacher in our Preschool 1 program!

Ms. Anabel joined our school in 2019 after six years in early childhood development in our community. She is a child development major at Collin College and describes herself as a hands-on teacher who loves to listen to and react in a teachable moment. Ms. Anabel believes it's her responsibility to create a fun, safe learning environment for all children, and we're happy to have her on our team.

Ms Anabel

Ms Lyndee, Lead Teacher Ms. Lyndee is a Co-lead Teacher in our Preschool 1 classroom.

Ms. Lyndee joined our school in 2018, fresh from the California coast! She has her CDA in infant and toddler development and has worked in early childhood since 2012 with ages infant to preschool. Ms. Lyndee is energetic, resourceful and ray of California sunshine at our school. We're lucky to have her on our team!

Ms Lyndee

Ms Christine , Lead Teacher Ms. Christy is a Co-Lead teacher in Preschool 2.

Ms. Christy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Kendall College in Chicago, IL and is our co-lead teacher in Preschool 2. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the field of early childhood development and various pre-kindergarten programs. Ms. Christy shows her enthusiasm for teaching as she works with small groups to improve their skills. She is a valuable member of our team!

Ms Christine

Ms Kendal, Lead Teacher Ms. Kendal is a Lead Teacher in our Preschool 2 program.

We welcomed Ms. Kendal to our school in 2019 as she completed her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Texas State University. This teacher LOVES math almost as much as she loves early childhood education. She's volunteered as a math tutor, worship leader, and worked as a nanny for several years as she pursued her higher education. What a FUN, loving teacher for our three-year-olds as they make that transition to pre-k students. Ms. Kendal believes that children are the heart of our society and deserve to learn in a safe, loving environment. Ms. Kendal, you are also the foundation of our kids future, and we're lucky to have you on our team!

Ms Kendal

Ms Detrice, Lead Teacher Ms. Detrice is a co-lead teacher in Pre-Kindergarten program.

Ms. Detrice has been working with young children since 2003 and earned her Bachelor of Social Work in 2008. She has worked in early childhood in a variety of capacities but spent the last two years as a substitute teacher in McKinney ISD. She is currently working on her teaching certification so she can return to the ISD in a full-time teaching capacity one day. On the weekends, she is racing between sports with her three children. We're happy to have Ms. Detrice on our Pre-K team this school year!

Ms Detrice

Ms Maegan, Lead Teacher Ms. Maegan is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Pre-K classroom.

Ms. Maegan holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A & M Commerce. She has three years of experience working in a public Pre-K program in the Farmersville ISD. She joined our school in 2015 and is working on her master's degree. We are very proud to have such a dedicated teacher on our prekindergarten Goddard team!

Ms Maegan

Ms Angel, Lead Teacher Ms. Angel is a lead teacher in our Jr. Kindergarten program.

Ms. Angel moved to Texas in 2019 and joined our team as a seasoned pre-kindergarten and early childhood educator. She has her Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and spent six years with Goddard Schools in the northeast before relocating this year. Her education philosophy is to develop a love of learning in children and to use positive reinforcement to help children get ready for Kindergarten. You can see Ms. Angel's smile from across the parking lot, so get ready for a daily does of sunshine from this native New Jersey girl!

Ms Angel

Ms Sarah, Lead Teacher Ms. Sarah is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Jr. Kindergarten classroom.

Ms. Sarah has more than 10 years of experience working in early childhood and received her Child Development Associate Certificate while working in College Station attending college. Ms. Sarah joined our school in 2016 and is one of our many creative, fun teachers who gives her children a feeling of safety and security each day and never misses a crazy dress-up day! In the fall of 2019, she took a lead role in curriculum helping teachers with lesson planning and will co-lead our oldest of pre-kindergarten students.

Ms Sarah

Ms Efua, Assistant Teacher Ms. Efua is an assistant teacher at our school.

Ms. Efua is a nursing student who joined our school in 2018 as a floating resource teacher. She graduated high school in Ghana, West Africa, and her dream is to be a pediatric nurse. We are happy to have Ms. Efua on our resource team and working in our infant classroom full time!

Ms Efua

Ms Brook, Assistant Teacher Ms. Brook is an assistant teacher in our First Steps classroom.

Ms. Brook joined our infant team in 2019 and brings her love for her early childhood to our school. After four years as a CNA, Ms. Brook transitioned to the early childhood industry and never looked back. She is a north Texas native and lives in Princeton with her husband. When she is not enjoying playing and watching rugby with her husband and friends, she is outdoors looking for an adventure. We are thrilled to have Ms. Brook's loving nature and kind heart playing with our youngest learners all day!

Ms Brook

Ms Elizabeth, Assistant Teacher Ms. Elizabeth is an assistant teacher in our toddler program.

Ms. Elizabeth joined our team in 2017 as a floating resource teacher and has worked in various classrooms throughout our school. As one of our key associates closing the school each day, she knows all of our families. Ms. Elizabeth became an assistant teacher in our toddler program this year. She graduated McKinney High School with honors and is working on her bachelor's degree in early childhood education. We are thrilled Ms. Elizabeth is on our team and getting experience in all age groups as she pursues her education in this industry.

Ms Elizabeth

Ms Amyria, Assistant Teacher Ms. Amy is an assistant teacher in our Toddler 2 classroom.

Ms. Amy joined our school in 2019 and will be working with our toddler team as she gets her teaching degree at Collin College. A graduate of McKinney North, Ms. Amy sings in her church choir with her father, and she's so happy to have discovered her love for children the last few years as a nanny and babysitter. She has a smile that will brighten anyone's day, and we're happy she found us. Your children will adore her!

Ms Amyria

Ms Amylu, Resource Ms. Amy is a floating resource teacher at our school.

You've never seen a bigger smile, and that's exactly what we need in a floating resource teacher! Our families are greeted with a smile each day, and Ms. Amy is there when you need her, helping children and classrooms be the best they can be. A graduate of McKinney North High School, Ms. Amy is excited about her career in early childhood education. We are lucky to have her on our team!

Ms Amylu

Ms Dana , Resource Ms. Dana is a floating resource teacher and office assistant at our school.

Ms. Dana joined us in January 2018 after several years in retail management and customer service. Following her dream to work with young children, Ms. Dana chose the early childhood environment to begin a new career doing what she loves. She has a B.A. in psychology and minor in child development and family studies from the University of North Texas, so this is a perfect fit. We are delighted to have her vibrant personality and can-do spirit at our school working with students of all ages and keeping us organized and families happy!

Ms Dana

Ms Danielle, Resource Ms. Danielle is a floating resource teacher at our school.

Ms. Danielle has experience with all age groups with an emphasis in toddlers. She holds a Child Development Associate Certificate and has several years of experience working with young children. She joined our school in 2016 and is a perfect fit for working with all age children as she is energetic, loving and fun. She has a passion for art, and we enjoy her creative abilities and unique ideas she brings to life in our classrooms. Our children adore Ms. Danielle!

Ms Danielle

Ms Lia, Resource Ms. Lia is a floating assistant on our summer resource team!

Ms. Lia attends Lovejoy High School and joined our school in the summer of 2019. Her lively spirit and kind heart make her a perfect match for any teacher on our staff. She is quick to offer assistance in any classroom, and the children love her laugh and playful attitude (and dance clothes that she donated from years of stage performances!). Our family has known Ms. Lia since she was in pre-kindergarten herself, so we're thrilled to have her working on our team.

Ms Lia

Ms Michelle, Resource Ms. Michelle is a floating resource teacher and office assistant at our school.

Ms. Michelle is a knowledgeable child care provider with more than 20 years of extensive experience supervising and guiding a variety of age groups with diverse backgrounds. She is completing coursework for her bachelor's degree and has a long-term interest in managing physical and emotional development of young learners in a loving manner. Ms. Michelle joined our team in 2017 and hit the ground running. Another fabulous team member greeting our parents every night and making sure our school is ready for another day!

Ms Michelle

Ms Racheal, Resource Ms. Rachael is a floating resource teacher at our school.

Ms. Rachael joined our school in 2019 after graduating from Celina High School and provides assistance in all classrooms to break teachers for lesson planning and to manage class transitions at the end of each day. Ms. Rachael found her way to our school through her family, and we are blessed to have her as part of our team. She loves children, the outdoors, and anything "that makes you smile." We have lots to smile about and are thrilled to have Ms. Rachael helping us take care our little ones.

Ms Racheal

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