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The Goddard School®
Lake Orion


935 E. Silverbell Road
Lake OrionMI 48360
248-364-4401

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

Kellie, Owner As the first Goddard School in Michigan, Kellie was so proud to build and open The Goddard School in Lake Orion in 2007. She has been a part of the Lake Orion/Rochester area her entire life and is committed to providing the highest quality preschool education for the children of her community. Kellie’s passion for educating and caring for children is prevalent the moment you enter her school. It also shows in her charitable work with local children’s charities that share her passion for the importance of high quality early childhood education. Kellie has a BA in Pre-law/Political Science and was also a collegiate tennis player. Her past entrepreneurial business background consisted of owning businesses in real estate, land development and construction.

Kellie

Jean, Director Jean is the Director of Education at The Goddard School® located in Lake Orion. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Michigan State University with a concentration in Child Psychology. Jean also has over twenty years of child care experience: eleven years in an in-home child care facility and over ten years of center development and administration. Jean looks forward to working with your family and will do her very best to provide the quality of care that your family deserves.

Jean

Emily, Assistant Director Emily is the Assistant Director. She has a Bachelor's degree in Family Studies from Central Michigan University. She has been with The Goddard School since 2009. She is always enthusiastic about working closely with parents to bring growth, discovery and significance to each child.

Emily

Miss Kimberly, Lead Teacher Kim is the Lead Teacher in the Infant room. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Rochester College. She also has an Associate's degree from Macomb Community College in General Studies. She has worked in Early Childhood Education since 1998 and has been with The Goddard School since we opened in 2007. Kim is warm, dependable and experienced. She enjoys providing lots of love to our Infants.

Miss Kimberly

Miss Kim, Lead Teacher Kim is the Lead Teacher in the Infant II room. She has a degree from Oakland Community College with a focus in Child Development. She has been with Goddard Schools since 2007. Building children's self-esteem is a high priority for her and she enjoys working with children of all ages.

Miss Kim

Miss Krista, Lead Teacher Krista is the Lead teacher in the Toddler I classroom. She has her B.S. in Early Childhood Education and has been working as a childcare professional since 1998. She loves working with children because it is rewarding to see them learn something new everyday. Krista's creativity and passion to teach have helped to establish her as a great asset to our young toddler class.

Miss Krista

Miss Karlie, Lead Teacher Miss Karlie is the Lead teacher in the Toddler II classroom. She has been working as a childcare professional since 2013. She is attending Baker College to obtain her Early Childhood degree. She thinks all children are special and can learn from each other as well as their teachers.

Miss Karlie

Miss Cody, Lead Teacher Cody is the Lead Teacher in the Get Set (Older Toddler) classroom. She has been working as a childcare professional since 2007 and is pursuing her Child Development Associates. Cody is full of energy, ideas and has quickly proven herself to be an outstanding lead. She is loving, fun and brings much joy to the Older Toddler room.

Miss Cody

Miss Nicole, Lead Teacher Miss Nicole is the Lead Teacher in the Preschool classroom. She has a degree from Oakland University and has been a childcare professional since 2003. Ms. Nicole says "I want to give my students a wonderful learning environment where I assist them when needed and allow them to explore in a safe environment."

Miss Nicole

Miss Carly, Lead Teacher Carly is the Lead Teacher in the Preschool Room. She has a degree in Psychology from Northern Michigan University. She has been an early childhood educator since 2001 and has worked here at Goddard Lake Orion since 2007. Ms. Carly has a smile on her face everyday and believes seeing the look of pride on a child's face when they are learning something new is priceless.

Miss Carly

Miss Sharon, Lead Teacher Sharon is the Lead Teacher in the Pre Kindergarten classroom. She has worked in early childhood education since 1993. Sharon is currently pursuing her Child Development Associates. Her passion has always been working with children, it gives her great pleasure to see the excitement in their faces when they learn something new. We are so happy to see Ms. Sharon's smiling face everyday and thank her for her love and dedication to our children.

Miss Sharon

Miss Kathleen, Lead Teacher
Ms. Kathy is the lead teacher in the Junior Kindergarten room. She has over 28 years experience as a teacher in Early Childhood. Her Bachelor Degree is in Children’s Literature with a ZA Endorsement from Eastern Michigan University. She believes that a teacher’s job is to create a stimulating learning environment for each child, the whole child.

Miss Kathleen

Miss Joanna, Assistant Teacher Ms. Joanna is the assistant teacher in the infant classroom. She has been working as an early childhood educator since 2010, and joined the Goddard School in 2016. Joanna believes all children are precious and loves to watch them learn and grow.

Miss Joanna

Miss Brittany, Assistant Teacher Miss Brittany is the assistant teacher in the Infant II classroom. She been a childcare professional since 2013 and joined the Goddard team in 2015. She loves working with children and watching them grow and learn.

Miss Brittany

Miss Katherine, Assistant Teacher Ms. Katie is the assistant teacher in the infant classroom. She has worked with infants previously and joined the Goddard School in 2017. Ms. Katie is welcoming, patient and loving.

Miss Katherine

Miss Lisa, Assistant Teacher Miss Lisa is the Assistant Teacher in the Toddler program. She has been working as a caregiver since 1995. Miss Lisa says "Teaching is a gift. I like to be able to challenge the child's mind and seeing them absorb that knowledge."

Miss Lisa

Miss Natalie, Assistant Teacher Miss Natalie is the assistant teacher in the Toddler program. She has been an early childhood professional since 2014 and joined the Goddard school in 2016. She loves to watch the children learn new things everyday.

Miss Natalie

Miss Olivia, Assistant Teacher Ms. Olivia is the assistant teacher in the Toddler classroom. She has been working as an early childhood educator since 2015 and joined Goddard in 2016. She believes the most important thing a teacher can do is to provide a safe and fun learning environment.

Miss Olivia

Miss Ashlyn, Assistant Teacher Miss Ashlyn is the Assistant Teacher in the Toddler classroom. She has been working as a childcare professional since 2010. She says that "I believe all children learn best in a loving and safe environment."

Miss Ashlyn

Miss Nichole, Assistant Teacher Ms. Nichole is the assistant teacher in the Toddler II classroom. She has been working as an early childhood educator since 2014 and joined the Goddard school in 2016. She believes in making the learning environment fun for children.

Miss Nichole

Miss Kayla, Assistant Teacher Ms. Kayla is the assistant teacher in the older Toddler classroom. She has been working with children professionally since 2011. She is a hands on teacher who brings many creative and fun activities into the classroom.

Miss Kayla

Miss Patricia, Assistant Teacher Ms. Patricia is the assistant teacher in the older Toddler classroom. She has been working with children since 1998. She joined the Goddard school in 2016. Ms. Patricia is warm, loving and brings great joy to the Get set classroom.

Miss Patricia

Miss Hannah, Assistant Teacher Miss Hannah is the assistant teacher in the preschool classroom. She has been an Early Childhood Educator since 2014 and she joined the Goddard team in 2016. Hannah is a wonderful teacher, she brings great joy into the preschool program.

Miss Hannah

Miss Melissa, Assistant Teacher Melissa is the assistant teacher in the Preschool II classroom. She joined the Goddard School in 2014 and is currently attending OCC to obtain a degree in Early Childhood Development. She has a lot of fun energy and loves to engage the children in learning activities.

Miss Melissa

Miss Michelle, Assistant Teacher Michelle is an Assistant Teacher in the Pre Kindergarten classroom. She has been working with children since 1998 and is very excited to be part of The Goddard School team. Ms. Michelle has always loved children and feels teaching is one of the most rewarding jobs a person can have.

Miss Michelle

Miss Alyssa, Assistant Teacher Ms. Alyssa is the assistant teacher in our Junior Kindergarten classroom. She has experience with children of all age groups and joined our team in 2017. Ms. Alyssa is a patient, calm teacher that enjoys watching each child learn and grow in their own way.

Miss Alyssa

Miss Lucy, Resource Miss Lucy is our Snack Coordinator. She prepares fresh fruits and vegetables for our children everyday. Lucy has been working as an Early Childhood professional since 2001. Ms. Lucy visits each classroom every day; from Infants and Toddlers, Preschool, to Pre-Kindergarten and Junior Kindergarten. All of our children love Ms. Lucy!

Miss Lucy

Miss Shana, Resource Ms. Shana is the office assistant at the Goddard School-Lake Orion. She joined our team in 2017. Ms. Shana helps to open and close the building and works with the office to help maintain the most educationally sound environment for our students and staff.

Miss Shana

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