Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Barbra, Owner Barbra Bryan – Franchise Owner

After a long and successful career as a Sales & Marketing Executive and a business Leader at Fortune 200 Corporations, Barbra left the Corporate world to pursue her passion – Building a successful Early learning place where children could learn and grow in an enriched, loving environment that prepares them to be the best they can be in school and in life. She and her husband Gordon bought the Mooresville Goddard School in the spring of 2008 and began building her dream.

Barbra is also involved in her community as she strives improve educational access for all students. She serves as Board President of the North Carolina Charter Educational Foundation which governs four K-5 elementary schools and two 6-12 High Schools. Barbra earned her BA in Business Administration at Queens University in Charlotte and her MBA at Wake Forest University.

Ms Barbra

Mrs Amanda, Director Ms. Amanda is our Education Director. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Communication. She has been with The Goddard School since May 2010 as both an Assistant and Lead Teacher and Assistant Director. This experience has given her the knowledge and abilities to build relationships with our families. Her combined experience and education enable her to be a huge asset to the management team. Ms. Amanda loves watching children gain confidence and build skills that are vital to their early development.

Mrs Amanda

Mrs Kristin, Assistant Director Ms. Kristin is our Curriculum Resource Coordinator. She is currently working on her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and has over 12 years experience in Early Childhood. Ms. Kristin loves working with children because they are eager to learn and open to anything. She enjoys watching them grow and develop new skills. She prides herself on teaching through experiences because she believes the children will remember things that they do over things that they hear.

Mrs Kristin

Mrs Anne, Lead Teacher Ms. Anne is our Lead Teacher in our Tiny Turtles/Infants classroom. She comes to us with over 35 years of early childhood education experience with much of her experience with infants and toddlers. She has served as a Level 1 Director for several years, and has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from CPCC. She is Its-SIDS Certified, First Aid and CPR certified. Anne's first love is the babies and prides herself on providing a warm, home-like and safe atmosphere for the little ones.

Mrs Anne

Mrs Sharon, Lead Teacher Ms. Sharon is our Lead Teacher in our Chipper Chicks/First Steps classroom. She has her North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials, SIDS, and BSAC certifications. Ms. Sharon has been teaching preschool for over 30 years and loves what she does! Her focus has always been with the younger children, with infants and young toddlers as her specialty. She creates a fun and interactive environment for her young toddlers who love to learn and play with Ms. Sharon!

Mrs Sharon

Sarah, Lead Teacher Ms. Sarah is our Lead Teacher in the Young Toddler/Little Lambs classroom. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from UNC- Charlotte. Sarah has been working with children since 2016. She loves working with children because of the sense of pride and accomplishment she gets when she realizes she is helping them become the person they will be.

Sarah

Ms Whitney , Lead Teacher Ms. Whitney is our Lead Teacher in the Toddler/Bouncing Bunnies classroom. Ms. Whitney has a Bacehlor's Degree in Education from Appalachian State University. She has been teaching since 2014. Ms. Whitney loves working with children because their love of learning inspires her to continue to be a life-long learner.

Ms Ashley, Lead Teacher Ms. Ashley is our Lead Teacher in the Preschool/Galloping Goats class. She has her Associate's Degree from Central Piedmont Community College as well as her NC Early Childhood Education credentials. Ms. Ashley has been teaching preschool children since 2015. She loves working with children to see the light bulb moments when things they are learning start to connect.

Ms Megan, Lead Teacher Ms. Megan is our Lead Teacher in the Preschool 2/Frisky Frogs class. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Western Carolina University. She has worked with children for the last 5 years in a private setting. Ms. Megan loves working with children because she gets to make a difference in a child's life and help them grow.

Mrs Joy, Lead Teacher Mrs. Joy is the Lead Teacher in the Junior Kindergarten/Farmers in the Dell classroom. She has her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching and working in Early Childhood for over 18 years. Mrs. Joy brings so much fun to the classroom through songs, games, and activities, and challenges the children to grow individually each day. She enjoys working with children because it allows her to experience joy when the children learn new skills and it creates a lifetime love of learning.

Mrs Joy

Mrs Bobbie Lynn, Lead Teacher Mrs. Bobbie-Lynn Stone is our Lead Teacher in the Junior Kindergarten/Darling Ducks class. She has her Associates Degree in Education from Hesser College and has been working with young children for the last 22 years in Preschool and PreK. Ms. Bobbie loves working with children because everyday is a great adventure. Her favorite moments are lightbulb moments when the lesson activity clicks in for everyone.

Ms Ellen, Lead Teacher Ms. Ellen is the Lead Teacher in the School Age Program for 5-9 year olds. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Catawba College and has been working with children since 2013. She is also currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University. Ms. Ellen is able to build great relationships and connections with each of her students through her positive outlook. She enjoys working with children of all ages, but she truly loves getting to know the different personalities that the school age children bring into the classroom.

Ms Ellen

Mrs Amber, Assistant Teacher Ms. Amber is our Assistant Teacher in the Infants/Tiny Turtles classroom. She has a Bachelor's Degree in History from Appalachian State University. Ms. Amber enjoys working with children because they constantly bring a smile to her face and she loves the feeling of making a difference to them, no matter how small.

Mrs Rebecca, Assistant Teacher Ms. Becky is our Assistant Teacher in the Young Toddler/Little Lambs classroom. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Ball State University in Indiana. She has taught in Birth through Fifth grade over her 22 year teaching career. Ms. Becky finds joy in working with children when she sees them develop new skills and grow both academically and socially.

Ms Brianna, Assistant Teacher Ms. Brianna is our Assistant Teacher in the Toddler/ Bouncing Bunnies classroom. She has worked with children for the last several years as a nanny and a swim coach. She loves working with children because the reward of helping them learn is amazing and their joy is contagious.

Ms Victoria, Assistant Teacher Ms. Tori is the Assistant Teacher in the Precious Pigs/ Get Set classroom. She has her NC Early Childhood Credentials and over 3 years experience working with young children. Ms. Tori loves teaching because she can feel the positive impact she has on each of the children every day.

Ms Alyssa, Assistant Teacher Ms. Alyssa is the Assistant Teacher in our Preschool/Galloping Goats classroom. She is currently working towards her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education at Mitchell Community College. Ms. Alyssa enjoys working with children to see the difference she is making in each child's life.

Mrs Karen, Assistant Teacher Ms. Karen is our Assistant Teacher in the Preschool 2/ Frisky Frogs classroom. She has her Associate's Degree from Monroe Community College in Rochester NY. She served as a Kindergarten Assistant Teacher at Lake Norman Elementary for the last 14 years before joining our team. Ms. Karen loves to shape each child indivdidually and find their inner talents. She enjoys making a positive impact on their lives and development.

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