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

Mrs Nima, Owner Mrs. Nima is the proud owner of The Goddard School Snellville. Nima graduated Cum Laude from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. She is a proud mother of a son, Riyan, being a student at The Goddard School. Mrs. Nima has always had an interest in early childhood education and understands the need for a quality educational environment for young children to help them grow academically and socially. She welcomes you to The Goddard family!

Mrs Nima

Ms Kathleen, Director Ms. Kathleen is truly excited and proud to be the Director of The Goddard School. She has over 17 years experience in the Early Childhood Education. She has a passion for working with children and providing an early childhood environment where children and their families feel comfortable and safe. She has two wonderful boys, Aaron and Sean. Ms. Kathleen has a Child Development Associates and her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a Specialization in Infant and Toddler. She believes that a quality early childhood education is the key to developing lifelong learners. She is dedicated to each child and family attending The Goddard School.

Ms Kathleen

Mrs Nikole, Director Ms. Niki is our Education Director for The Goddard School Snellville. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from University of Nebraska and also her teaching certification in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Niki comes to The Goddard School with over 20 years of experience working with children in both private and public school settings. She held the position of Director at The Goddard School in Wentzville, Missouri for five years before joining us here in Georgia. Ms. Niki understands the importance of providing children with a solid foundation of education at a young age in order to produce educated, confident, and courageous, young adults for our communities.

Mrs Nikole

Mrs Kim, Lead Teacher Ms. Kim is the Lead Teacher in our Infant “Baby Bunnies” classroom. She has over 70 hours of training in ECE and has been in Early Childhood Education since 2001. Ms. Kim creates a nurturing yet stimulating environment for the children by singing songs, providing love and ensuring that each child’s individual needs are met. She teaches each baby in her care based on close observation of their development and behavior.

Mrs Kim

Mrs MarieClaire, Lead Teacher Ms. MarieClaire is the Lead Teacher in our Toddler "Busy Bees” classroom. She has a Business Degree from Drake Business Institute in New York, and a Child Development Associates Degree. She has been working in Early Childhood Education since 2006. She enjoys teaching and caring for young children. She strives to create a safe, nurturing environment where children can grow and learn through play.

Mrs MarieClaire

Mrs Xiomara, Lead Teacher Ms. Xio is the Lead Teacher in our Preschool “Monkeys” classroom. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has been working in child care for 12 years. She has completed training and is State certified as a childcare professional. Ms. Xio finds that working with children is a rewarding experience and enjoys watching them learn and grow.

Mrs Xiomara

Mrs Silvana, Lead Teacher Mrs. Silvana is the Lead Teacher in our Preschool “Bluebirds” classroom. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching since 1995. She enjoys working with young children, helping them learn and develop in all areas during their first years. She feels honored to have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of these young children.

Mrs Silvana

Mrs Tameka, Lead Teacher Ms. Tameka is the Lead Teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten “Scholarly Squirrels” classroom. She has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been working in early childhood education for over 15 years with different age groups. She enjoys teaching and exploring with the children in the classroom and provides them with demonstrations of positive, appropriate behaviors. She gives them many opportunities for interactive, hands-on learning experiences.

Mrs Tameka

Mrs Markeita, Lead Teacher Ms. Markieta is the Lead Teacher in our Kindergarten and 1st Grade "Reading Raccoon" classroom. She has her Early Childhood Education Degree from Gwinnett Technical College. Ms. Markieta believes successful formative education takes a team effort from both parents and teachers. She encourages parents to remain engaged with her so that their children will benefit from the very best educational experiences offered by The Goddard School and it's teaching methods.

Mrs Markeita

Mrs Tanya, Assistant Teacher Ms. Tanya is our Assistant Teacher in our First Steps "Climbing Caterpillars" classroom. With previous Goddard School experience, Ms. Tanya brings to us her impeccable knowledge of Goddard School QA, education, and love. Ms. Tanya has her Bachelor's degree in Accounting but her love and passion is for teaching young children and inspiring them to reach their fullest potential.

Mrs Tanya

Mrs Lilani, Assistant Teacher Mrs. Lilani is our Assistant Teacher in our “Marvelous Monkeys” classroom. Mrs. Lilani is obtaining her CDA and holds extensive experience in education specializing in Toddler education. Mrs. Lilani is honored to make a difference in the lives of these young children.

Mrs Lilani

Deborah, Assistant Teacher Ms. Debbie is the Assistant Teacher in our Kindergarten/ 1st Grade “Raccoon” classroom. She has been teaching since 2003 and gained many years of experience working with young children. She enjoys helping her students develop in all areas of learning while assisting in her classroom. She is excited for the opportunity to get to know her students and their families this school year.


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