Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Jennifer, Owner Ms. Jenn, as the children call her, is the on-site owner of The Goddard School in Steiner Ranch.

Jennifer recognizes how important it is for families to have a safe and nurturing environment for their children. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Texas A&M University (whoop!) and has almost a decade of teaching experience ranging from preschool to 2nd grade.

Our owners, Jennifer and Matt Burton, would like to extend an invitation to you and your family to visit the beautiful new school, introduce you to their incredible faculty, and tell you all about the Goddard approach to learning. "I am excited and proud to be a part of The Goddard School and am committed to providing the highest quality preschool experience for the children in the neighborhood!”

Ms Jennifer

Ms Cecily, Director Hi! My name is Cecily and I joined The Goddard School in March 2016. I started as a classroom teacher and moved into the office as the Office Manager in Summer 2017. I have now been promoted to the School Director and am so excited to serve our school in this position.

I received my Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Over the course of 8 years working in childcare, I have taught infants, toddlers, preschool and Pre-K. I am excited to bring my passion for early childhood education into the Director role!

I have a wonderful husband, two sons, one daughter and two pups. My oldest graduated from the Pre-K program at The Goddard School in 2018 and has excelled in elementary school since then! My two younger children currently attend The Goddard School and I love coming to school each day as a family!

Ms Cecily

Cassidi, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Cassidi and I joined The Goddard School in November 2019. I am the Lead Teacher for the infants in the Tiny Travelers room.

I have been taking care of infants for over 20 years and I received my Child Development Associate Degree (CDA) in January 2016. I am the oldest of my 4 siblings and have 4 children of my own children (2 boys and 2 girls).

I enjoy taking care of newborns and providing a safe, clean and nourishing environment with lots of love. It is one of my greatest loves in life to care for, create a bond with, and teach babies.

Cassidi

Ms Paula, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Paula and I joined The Goddard School in August 2015. I am the Lead Teacher in the Curious Climbers room for the older infants.

I have been working with infants through toddlers for over 15 years and received my Child Development Associate Degree (CDA) in December 2015. I received the 'Teacher of the Month' Award in March 2019 and could not be prouder!

I love helping children reach their potential in a fun and loving learning environment! I invite you to come visit my classroom anytime!

Ms Paula

Ms Rosy, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Rosy and I joined The Goddard School in July 2017. I am the Lead Teacher for the pre-toddlers in the Darling Divers classroom.

I have a teaching degree in Mexico, and am currently working towards my Bachelor's Degree in Education. I have completed countless hours of Early Childhood Development courses and have almost 20 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field. In addition to teaching, I am a Board Member for a Health and Education nonprofit group.

I believe that the most important thing a teacher can do is provide a safe and happy environment where children can learn from different experiences. I look forward to providing this type of environment for your child!

Ms Rosy

Ms Brittany, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Brittany and I started teaching at The Goddard School in July 2016. I am the Lead Teacher for the toddlers in the Super Sailors room.

I am currently working on my Early Childhood Development Associate's Degree and can't wait to begin on my Bachelor's Degree. I have 5 years experience working in the Early Childhood Education field.

I love making connections with each student in my class and teaching my students how to connect with each other. Knowing that I am making a difference through teaching is what keeps me going each day!

Ms Brittany

Ms Sarah, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Sarah, and I joined The Goddard School in February 2019. I am the Lead Teacher for the Preschool Prep students in the Playful Pilots classroom.

I completed the training for my Child Development Associate Degree in 2018 with a focus on 3-5 year olds. I have over 10 years of experience in Early Childhood Education and have taught infants through Pre-K.

My goal as a teacher is to create a fun, comfortable learning environment and to establish great relationships between myself and my students, as well as between the students themselves.

Ms Sarah

Priscilla, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Priscilla and I joined The Goddard School in August 2019. I am the Lead Teacher for the Preschool students in the Awesome Astronauts class.

I first started as an Assistant Teacher and was promoted to Lead Teacher! I am currently working towards my Child Development Associate Certification with an emphasis on 3-5 year olds, and have worked with children in an early childhood setting for the past four years.

I believe that children should be given the opportunity to learn at their own pace and be kids! Preschool is a crucial time for children to develop a passion for knowledge and learning, and I can't wait to help develop this passion!

Priscilla

Ms Jess, Lead Teacher Hi! My name is Jess and I joined The Goddard School in March 2019. I am the Lead Teacher for the Pre-K students in the Nifty Navigators classroom.

I graduated from Texas A&M University in 2015 with a Sociology degree. Since then, I have worked directly in management positions and with elementary students.

I truly believe that all children deserve the opportunity to learn to their greatest potential and it is up to us to help in this pursuit. I look forward to getting to know your child and helping them prepare for Kindergarten and beyond!

Ms Jess

Ms Emiley, Resource Hi! My name is Emiley and I joined The Goddard School in December 2016. Formerly I was a Lead Teacher in our Preschool Program, but now I serve as the Education Support Specialist. Not only do I have the honor of teaching our teachers, but I also get to assist in teaching our parents! Check out my parenting videos on our Facebook group created for our Goddard parents - Conscious Parenting 512.

I am currently working towards my Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing, but previously studied Early Childhood Education Administration at Texas Tech University. I have 8 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field. My two daughters join me at The Goddard School each day and I love coming to school as a family!

I believe that love and nurturing in conjunction with a quality educational program creates a strong foundation and am excited to provide this for your child!

Ms Emiley

Ms Nasrine, Resource Hi! My name is Nasrine and I joined The Goddard School in August 2016 as a floater. I love being a floater because it means that I am lucky enough to work with and know all the amazing children at our wonderful school.

I received my Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree with an emphasis in Communication from the University of North Texas in 1993. I took many classes in psychology and children's behavior analysis. I have lived in Steiner Ranch for over 10 years and have two beautiful girls.

I love watching our students achieve their developmental milestones and being a part of their academic and social growth. I look forward to providing a loving and nurturing environment for your children. It is a privilege to get to know you and your beautiful families.

Ms Nasrine

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