Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Erika & Talbert , Owners Erika came to Atlanta from Cincinnati, OH, to pursue an electrical engineering degree from Georgia Tech. After graduating, she was employed by a Fortune 100 company for 10+ years in various roles of increasing responsibility and leadership. Erika also has three US patents credited to her name. Later, she pursued an MBA from Emory University.

Talbert is from Buffalo, NY, and is the youngest of three. He has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Morgan University, and with24 years of experience leading and managing in Fortune 100 companies. Talbert is also a graduate of GE's technical leadership program.

Erika and Talbert have two children who are both Goddard graduates. Their goal for the school is to create a lifelong love of learning because they truly feel that this is the foundation for academic success. Erika and Talbert also hope that their families make a few friends along the way!

Erika & Talbert

Ms Danielle, Director Danielle, Education Director, is from Akron, OH. She has a Master's in Curriculum Instruction - Reading and a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood. She has enjoyed the elementary and early education field since 2004. She enjoys children's curiosity, honesty, and humor and being a positive influence in their lives. She is passionate about differentiated instruction to ensure that our program appropriately engages all young learners.

Ms Danielle

Ms Ashley, Assistant Director Ashley, our Quality Assurance Coordinator, is originally from Chicago, IL, and has been living in Atlanta since she was 16. She attended the Art Institute of Atlanta where she studied Business. Ashley has worked in the child care industry for 13 years. Within the industry, she has experience as a kindergarten teacher, Curriculum Coordinator, and office manager. She loves working with children and also loves their big imaginations and how curious they are.

Ms Ashley

Ms Kelsie, Assistant Director Kelsie, Director of Partnership Development, is from Vidalia, GA, and moved to Atlanta after the completion of her college degree. She attended Georgia Southern University where she earned her Bachelor’s in Public Relations. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts. Kelsie has experience in marketing, event planning, and social media management. She has always had a passion for working with children and enjoys their honesty and loves the opportunity to have a positive impact on their lives. Kelsie looks forward to building meaningful relationships in our community.

Ms Kelsie

Ms Brittany , Lead Teacher Brittany is an Atlanta native and has a Bachelor's in Educational/Developmental Psychology. She also has an Associate's in Early Childhood Education and has been working with young learners since 2010. She enjoys watching children learn, grow and seeing them achieve the "impossible." Brittany also loves watching children master new tasks. Her favorite children's book is "Where the Wild Things Are", and she enjoys cooking. Brittany is excited to greet your child each day!

Ms Brittany

Ms Jasmine, Lead Teacher Jasmine is a native of Oakland, CA, native and has a Child Development Associate's Degree along with 15 units in Early Childhood Development. She has been working with young learners since 2008, and Jasmine's favorite children's book is "The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats. She loves creating fun activities that make her children smile! In her spare time, Jasmine enjoys baking and coloring. Ms. Jasmine loves coming up with new projects that can be fun while also teaching the children new things in the process!

Ms Jasmine

Ms Alicia, Lead Teacher Alicia is originally from Wilmington, NC, and has a Bachelors in Psychology and Early Childhood Credentials. After eight years of working with children, her favorite thing about them is being able to learn from them as well as the feeling of being valuable in their learning experience. Alicia's favorite children's book is "My Lucky Day." Ms. Alicia loves to sing songs that make her children smile!

Ms Alicia

Ms Ciara, Lead Teacher Ciara is a Clayton County native with a Child Development Associates. She has worked with young learners since 2009. She enjoys creating new ideas with children and singing songs. Ciara's favorite children's book is "Junie B. Jones". Ms. Ciara loves to spread positivity and to get her children excited about learning!

Ms Ciara

Ms Alexus, Lead Teacher Alexus is from Sumter, South Carolina with a Bachelor's in Psychology. She has been teaching since 2015. Alexus has a passion for teaching children because she loves that she can have a positive impact on a child’s future. Ms. Alexus loves to find new ways to make learning fun. She loves filling her room up with artwork and evidence of her own fun learning experience!

Ms Alexus

Ms Tiebe, Lead Teacher Tiebe is from Atlanta and is the youngest of four. She has a Bachelor's in Human Learning Development with a minor in Child Development. She has worked with children for over 8 years. Tiebe loves to see children grow and believes if she can help one child her career makes a difference. She is passionate about helping children reach for the sky!

Ms Tiebe

Ms Jessica, Lead Teacher Jessica is from Dothan, Alabama, and has been working with children since 2015. She loves seeing them understand and grasp a concept for the first time. She also enjoys watching them grow and learn. Jessica's favorite children's book is "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly". In her spare time, Ms. Jessica likes baking, board games, and cats.

Ms Jessica

Ms Arlene, Lead Teacher Arlene was born in Philadelphia, PA and is the oldest of five. She was raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Miami, FL, in 2011 where she obtained a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in special education, ESOL, and as a Pre-K teacher for the last four years. She enjoys being a part of a child’s development and providing them with the correct tools. She also loves that she gets spend her day surrounded by laughs, giggles, and children at play.

Ms Arlene

Ms Loria, Assistant Teacher Loria is originally from Jacksonville, FL, and has been working with children since 2012. She also has an A.S. in Business Administration. Loria teaches because she loves to guide, nurture, and influence all children who are in her care and to prepare them for what's to come. She also enjoys being able to teach them new things that they will continue to use for the rest of their lives such as letters, sounds, number, colors, and shapes. Loria's hobbies include skating, photography, choreography, hiking, and yoga. Ms. Loria loves the relationship she forms with each family!

Ms Loria

Ms Casey, Assistant Teacher Casey is from Smyrna, GA, and has been working with young learners since 2012. Ms. Casey attended Kennesaw State University. She loves to see her children grow and learn. She also enjoys their unconditional love and energy. Casey's favorite children's book is "Where the Wild Things Are". In her spare time, she enjoys theatre, dance, music, and soccer. Ms. Casey loves to get her classroom excited about learning!

Ms Casey

Ms Christina, Assistant Teacher Christina is from Philadelphia, PA and has enjoyed teaching children since 2015 at The Goddard School and in Bangkok, Thailand. She loves having the ability to help children develop at a young age. She also enjoys helping them learn and understand who they are in a fun and enjoyable environment. The fun learning experience is very evident in Christina's classroom!

Ms Christina

Ms Huzan, Assistant Teacher Huzan is originally from Kurdistan and is the youngest of five girls. She has enjoyed the early childhood education field since 2015. Huzan loves the relationship she forms with each individual child as she gets to know them and watches them grow and develop. She also enjoys witnessing how the young learners start to communicate. In her spare time, Huzan likes to shop, travel, and read. She is sure to offer a kind smile each day!

Ms Huzan

Ms Pooja, Assistant Teacher Pooja is from Atlanta, Georgia and has over 3 years of experience with children. Her favorite things about them is being able to share knowledge and comfort while showing them how you can make learning fun. Pooja's favorite kid's book is "Where the Wild Things Are". Ms. Pooja loves circle time and being able to interact with all of her young learners one on one! You can see evidence of learning all throughout her classroom!

Ms Pooja

Ms Madeline , Assistant Teacher Madeline is from Philadelphia, PA, and has been working with children for more than 3 years. Madeline has a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and a Master's in Creative Writing. She enjoys being able to teach young learners things they'll never forget . She also loves their smiling faces and interesting stories. Madeline's favorite children's book is "The Bernstein Bears" and she has a special interest in American Sign Language. Madeline is excited to get to know every child and their family!

Ms Madeline

Ms Brionna, Assistant Teacher Brionna is an Atlanta native and has been working with children since 2011. She also has an Associate's in Child Development. She loves to teach because children's brains are like sponges and it is important to her to fill them with knowledge, courage, and love. She loves the opportunity to be able to inspire and guide young learners. Her favorite children's book is "The Rainbow Fish". In her spare time, Brionna enjoys shopping. Ms. Brionna has a love of learning that you will see translate into the classroom, often through creative art!

Ms Brionna

Ms Charmaine , Assistant Teacher Charmaine is originally from Baltimore, MD, and has a Child Development Associate. With over 20 years of experience, she loves to watch the children grow and overcome their struggles. Charmaine's favorite children's book is Pete the Cat. Ms. Charmaine loves that her days are filled with learning and laughs!

Ms Charmaine

Ms Alana, Resource Alana is from Lancaster, PA, and is a senior at Georgia State University. She loves having a part in developing and inspiring the lives and minds of the next generation. Her favorite part about teaching is interacting with the children and seeing the joy in their eyes when learning new concepts. You will see Ms. Alana always engaged and interacting with her young learners!

Ms Alana

Ms Jordan, Resource Jordan is a New Orleans native and has a BA from Wofford College.She is actively pursuing a Master's in Art of Teaching from Mercer University. Jordan has always had a passion for working with children, and she loves interacting with them and making them feel loved. Working with children makes Jordan feel like she is fulfilling her purpose and making a difference. Ms. Jordan is full of smiles and encouraging words!

Ms Jordan

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