Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Mr Mark, Owner Mr. Mark is the proud owner of The Goddard School located in Anderson Township serving the Forest Hills, Newtown, Amelia, and Cherry Grove areas. He lives in Anderson Twp with his wife Wendy and sons, Eric, Brody and Vaughn. He became the owner of The Goddard School in 2010, largely influenced by his sons’ positive experience while attending this school. Mr. Mark holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in management from the University of Cincinnati. Before joining the School, he worked for nearly 20 years as a consultant for Accenture. Being an on-site owner, Mr. Mark welcomes your comments and feedback.

Mr Mark

Ms Rebekkah, Director Ms. Rebekkah (Bekkah) Bennett is the Operation Director. She began her career at Goddard in November 2005 as the lead Toddler Teacher before becoming the Assistant Director and then Co-Director. Ms Bekkah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Physical Health & Sports Studies. She spent two years studying Early Childhood Education also at Miami University. Ms. Bekkah plans to obtain her Masters in Early Childhood Education over the next few years. She is a parent to two children, who both attend or have attended The Goddard School in Anderson Township. Ms. Bekkah is also the Head Cheer leading coach for Talawanda HS.

Ms Rebekkah

Ms Victoria, Director Ms. Tori Faris is the Education Director. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Union Institute and University. She is a parent of two children who attend the Goddard School. Ms. Tori comes to us with ten years of experience in the field. She joined our team in 2016.

Ms Victoria

Carmen, Lead Teacher Ms. Carmen is the Lead Infant I teacher. She has her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology in Family Dynamics as well as prior Early Childhood experience. She and her husband have two young children, who both attend our school. She joined our team in July of 2018.

Carmen

Andrea, Lead Teacher Ms. Andrea is the Lead Teacher in Infant II. She has her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Wright State University. She enjoys taking her fur babies on walks with her husband. Andrea joined the Goddard team in 2018.

Andrea

Erin, Lead Teacher Ms. Erin is the Lead Teacher in Infant III. She obtained her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Cincinnati State.Erin and her husband live on the west side of Cincinnati with their fur babies. She has been in the field for over 5 years and joined our Goddard team in 2019.

Erin

Addie, Lead Teacher Ms. Addie Rumer is the Lead Teacher of the Young Toddler classroom. Addie has her Bachelors in Psychology from University of Dayton and years of prior experience. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching sports. Addie joined our team in 2019.

Addie

Tara, Lead Teacher Ms. Tara is the Lead Teacher in Toddler II. She has her Associates of Science in Early Childhood Education. She also brings over 15 years of experience to the team. When not at work, she loves spending time with her grandchildren. She joined the Goddard faculty in 2016.

Tara

Ms Wendy, Lead Teacher Ms. Wendy Doran is the Lead Teacher in the Preschool II classroom. She has been teaching at The Goddard School in Anderson Twp. since August 2005. Ms. Wendy holds a degree in Sociology from the University of Cincinnati. Ms. Wendy is also the school's fitness expert and competes professionally in women's fitness competitions.

Ms Wendy

Ms Erin, Lead Teacher Ms. Erin Richardson is the Lead Teacher in the Preschool classroom. She joined The Goddard School in Anderson Township in December 2010 as a Resource Teacher across many classrooms. She has since worked her way up from Assistant Toddler Teacher to Lead Preschool Teacher since obtaining her Child Development Associates in April of 2018!

Ms Erin

Ms Shannon, Lead Teacher Ms. Shannon is the Lead Teacher in the PreK classroom. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Shannon has been teaching at The Goddard School in Anderson Township since December 2009.

Ms Shannon

Ms Audri, Lead Teacher Ms. Audri is the Kindergarten Teacher. She began her career at Goddard in Anderson Twp. in 2010 as the preschool teacher. She left to teach kindergarten at the UMC Child Enrichment Center for three years before returning to Goddard in 2015. Ms. Audri graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and completed student teaching in the Milford School District at Boyd E. Smith Elementary.

Ms Audri

Heather , Assistant Teacher Ms. Heather is the Assistant Teacher in Infant I. Heather brings prior experience and a genuine love for infants. When she is not at work, she spends her free time with her fiance and dog. She joined our team in 2018.

Heather

Ms Mary Kathleen, Assistant Teacher Ms. Katie is an Assistant Teacher in the Infant III class. Katie has a true passion for caring for infants. When she's not at work, she spends her time cooking and gardening with her three daughters. Ms. Katie joined our team in 2017.


Ms Mary Kathleen

Melissa, Assistant Teacher Ms. Missy is an Assistant Teacher in Infant III. Currently, she is working on obtaining her Child Development Associates. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her grandchildren. She joined our Goddard team in 2017.

Melissa

Ms Ali, Assistant Teacher Ms. Ali is the Assistant Teacher in the Toddler 2 classroom. She earned a Bachelor degree in Theater Arts from Northern Kentucky University. Ms. Ali is a vocal trained soprano and enjoys sharing her creative side with students at school.

Ms Ali

Emily, Assistant Teacher Ms. Emily is the Lead Teacher in our Get Set classroom. She attended Live Oaks for Early Childhood Education and has prior experience in the field. She is currently working on her CDA and joined our team in August 2018.

Emily

Ms Christal, Assistant Teacher Ms. Christal is the Assistant Teacher in the Preschool II classroom. She brings years of experience in Early Childhood Education and is working on her CDA. She joined the Goddard team in 2016.

Ms Christal

Ms Brianna , Assistant Teacher Ms. Bri is the Assistant Teacher in our Preschool I classroom. She joined our talented team in 2016. She brings years of experience from another center and is currently working on her CDA.


Ms Brianna

Ms Linda, Assistant Teacher Ms. Linda is the Assistant Teacher in the Pre-K classroom. She joined the Goddard faculty in 2012. Prior to joining the Goddard team, she taught in the preschool program in the Milford School District since 1994.

Ms Linda

Ms Robin, Assistant Teacher Ms. Robin is a Resource teacher for our Preschool and PreK classrooms She has been working with young children since 1997 and at a Goddard School since 2004. She joined the Goddard School in Anderson Township in 2015. She holds a Child Development Associate Certification.

Ms Robin

Trish, Assistant Teacher Ms. Trish is the Assistant Teacher in our Kindergarten classroom. She comes to us with over 20 years of experience. When she isn't at work, she is spending time with her family at concerts. She joined the Goddard team in 2018.

Trish

Ms Beth, Assistant Teacher Ms. Beth is a Resource Teacher as well as the After School Lead. She has her Bachelor's in Early Elementary Education. Prior to joining Goddard, she worked for the Children's Museum and brings those talents to the Before and After School program. She also comes to us with over 15 years of experience as an educator. Beth joined the Goddard faculty in 2016.

Ms Beth

Ms Nadia, Resource Ms. Nadia Khalaji is a Resource Teacher and Kitchen Coordinator for The Goddard School in Anderson Township. She began her tenure with the Goddard School as the Assistant Infant teacher in 2000 after relocating from Pakistan. She became an American citizen in 2005 and a year later moved her daughter to be with her in the US. Ms. Nadia holds both a Bachelor's and a Masterss degree in Education from the University of Punjab Lahore Pakistan

Ms Nadia

Ms Rachael, Resource Ms. Rachael is the school's Office Administrator. She brings 8 years of experience and currently has her Associate's Degree in Business Management. Ms. Rachael plans on completing her Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. She joined the Goddard teaching team in May 2016.

Before becoming the office administrator, Ms. Rachael was the lead teacher in Infant II. In 2019, Ms. Rachael earned Teacher of the Year from Goddard Systems! Check out her video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnsZkxMwNTc

Ms Rachael

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