Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Bella, Director Ms. Bella is the Education Director at our school. She has over 20 years of experience working with young children. Formerly a Goddard Lead teacher and parent, she is excited to be our school director. She has an Associate of Science degree from Northern Virginia Community College and has complete GSI Director training.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Medication Administration Training, Severe Allergy Training, Food Manager Certificate, SIDS, Shaken Baby Training and Illinois Gateways Level 1 Credential, Special Needs Inclusion, GSI Director Training

Ms Bella

Ms Jacquelyn , Assistant Director Ms. Jackie is the Assistant Director. She has over 8 years of experience working with children. She received her Associate’s Degree in Child Development from Joliet Junior College. She is also a current Goddard parent.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administration Training, Severe Allergy Training, Gateways Director Credential Level 1

Ms Jacquelyn

Ms Kimberly, Assistant Director Ms. Kim is an Asst.Director. She has 7 years of experience working with children. She received her Administration in Early Childhood Degree from College of DuPage.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administration Training, Severe Allergy Training, Gateways Director Credential Level 1

Ms Amanda, Lead Teacher Ms. Amanda is a Lead Teacher in the Cuddly Cubs classroom. She has over 5 years of experience working with children. She earned her undergrad certificate in early childhood education from Ashbrook College.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and Inclusion Training

Ms Amanda

Ms Tricia, Lead Teacher Ms.Tricia is our lead teacher in the Tiny Tigers classroom. Tricia graduated from Waubonse College with a degree in Applied Science
and 5yr working with children.
Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administration Training

Ms Tricia

Ms Rebecca, Lead Teacher Ms. Becky is the Lead Teacher in the Little Lions classroom. She has over 6 years of experience working with young children. She is currently pursuing her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education at Waubonsee Community College.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administration Training, Severe Allergy Training

Ms Rebecca

Ms Agnes, Lead Teacher Ms. Agnes is the Lead Teacher of the Laughing Lemurs classroom. Agnes has been working with children since 2012.She graduated from Joliet Junior College with her degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree

Certification: SBS, SIDS, CPR, First Aid, Mandated Reporter, Food Handlers, Medication Administering, Severe Allergy

Ms Agnes

Ms Kelsey, Lead Teacher Ms. Kelsey is a Lead Teacher in the Laughing Lemurs classroom. She has been working with children since 2014.Currently working toward her early Childhood degree at Western Illinois University.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administrations and Mandated Reporter

Ms Kelsey

Ms Audrey, Lead Teacher Ms. Audrey is one of the lead teacher in the Eager Elephants room. She has 15yrs experience working with children. She earned Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Kaplen University and Bachelors from Rasmussen College.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Medication Administration Training, Severe Allergy Training, Food handlers, SIDS, Shaken Baby Training and Illinois Gateways Level 4 Credential

Ms Audrey

Ms Lisandra, Lead Teacher Ms. Lisandra is a co-lead teacher in the Cheetahs classroom. She has been working with children since 2018 here at The Goddard School.She earned her Associate’s degree in Applied Science from Tritan College in 2001 and completed here CDA in Jan.2020. She is also a current Goddard parent.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, CDA Infant/Toddler

Ms Lisandra

Ms Heather, Lead Teacher Ms.Heather is the lead teacher in the Eager Elephants classroom. She has over 20 years of experience working with young children. She earned her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Waubonsee College.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ms Heather

Ms Jeguda , Lead Teacher Ms. Jae is a Lead Teacher in the Rockin' Rhinos classroom. She has over 20 years of experience working with children. She earned her associate’s degree in Child Development from Joliet Junior College.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ms Jeguda

Ms Deanna, Lead Teacher Ms. Deanna is the lead teacher in the Zippy Zebras classroom. She has over 13 years of experience working with young children. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ms Deanna

Ms Jennifer, Lead Teacher Ms. Jennifer is the Lead Teacher in the Brillant Bears classroom. She has 10 years of experience working with children. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administration Training

Ms Jennifer

Ms Jamilyn, Assistant Teacher Ms. Jamilyn is the Teacher's Assistant in the infant Cuddly Cubs classroom. She has over 13 years of experience working with children. She earned her High School Diploma from Joliet Township High School.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ms Jamilyn

Ms Rachel , Assistant Teacher Ms. Rachel is the Assistant Teacher in the Little Lion classroom. She has been working with children since 2016 through her high school early childhood program and WILCO. She is currently working toward her degree in early Childhood

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Serve Allergy Training, Medication Administration Training, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ms Rachel

Ms Deatrica, Assistant Teacher Ms. Dee is the Assistant Teacher in the Rockin’ Rhinos classroom. This is her first year working with children. She is a current Goddard parent.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Medication Administration Training

Ms Deatrica

Ms Sarah, Assistant Teacher Ms. Sarah is the Teacher’s Assistant in the Brillant Bears classroom. She has over 6 years of experience working with children. She is currently going to school at Joliet Junior College for music.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Ms Sarah

Ms Nichole, Resource Ms. Nichole is our wonderful school chef! She provides healthy and tasty alternatives to our students' favorite meals. She has over 20 years experience in the food industry. She is also a former Goddard parent.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid, Food Handlers, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Severe Allergy Training

Ms Nichole

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