Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Ms Robbin, Owner Robbin Wells is the onsite owner of The Goddard School of McKinney. She and her husband Rick, who is co-owner, relocated from Dallas to Lucas in 2003 where they live on an organic farm, raising their two children who graduated Lovejoy High School and attend the University of Oklahoma.

Born in Denison where her family still lives, Robbin received her B.F.A. from Southern Methodist University and her Masters in Journalism from the University of North Texas. Robbin spent 25 years in customer service, sales, and marketing. She is on the McKinney Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, was a Trustee on the Lovejoy ISD School Board (2012 - 2019), and is a former board member of Friends of WRR (101.1 FM). Rick hails from Antlers, Oklahoma, and received his B.B.A. from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is past president of The Samaritan Inn board of directors and McKinney Magazine. The son of a coach and small-business owner, Rick has been in the restaurant industry his entire life. Today he runs his McKinney-based Wells Hospitality Group, co-owner of Rick’s Chophouse, Harvest Seasonal Kitchen, and Sterling Events and Catering.

Robbin and Rick launched The Seed Project Foundation in 2015 to help fund small ideas with big goals to promote sustainability in our community -- projects that improve the current quality of life without compromising future generations.

The Wells are both heavily involved in community outreach and philanthropy, passionate about hospitality and education, and proud to be a part of The Goddard School family.

Ms Robbin

Ms Tanny, Director Ms. Tanny Rahman is the Director of The Goddard School located in McKinney, Texas, and has been a member of our team since 2012.

Ms. Rahman received her Associate's Degree in early childhood education before earning her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology (with a minor in education) in 2003 in New York. She moved to McKinney with her family in 2012 and has taught in several age groups at our school.

Ms. Rahman's goal moving to administration is to ensure that all of the school's teaching staff are properly supported in their efforts to meet or exceed Goddard's stringent standards. She oversees all of the communications, education, and marketing plans and works with the school owner to improve operations and achieve the highest standards for our accredited program.

With a passion for early childhood education, Ms. Rahman carries on our "Mary Beth" tradition of sprinkling fairy dust throughout our school on a daily basis. She is committed to elevating educational expectations and delivering a nurturing experience to all of our families.

Ms Tanny

Ms Angela, Assistant Director Ms. Angela is an Assistant Director at our school.

Ms. Angela joined our company in 2018 and is training to be the Director of our new Goddard School opening in May/June at the corner of Ridge Road and University (380) next to McClure Elementary School. A Colorado native and avid outdoors-woman, Ms. Angela moved to Texas with her husband in 2017. She holds two associate degrees and earned her BA in political science from the University of Colorado at Denver. She spent 17 years in the Douglas County public school system managing and developing its child-care programs at a variety of campuses. Ms. Angela has led her teams through several national accreditation programs and is passionate about continuing education and training. In her spare time, Ms. Angela enjoys travel with her family, cooking, and archery. Her background in education and hobbies -- including party and wedding planning and family time -- will translate well into creating a nurturing, event-filled new Goddard School for our company!

Ms Angela

Ms Jerri, Lead Teacher Ms. Jerri is a co-lead teacher in our Infant program.

With a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and years experience as a caregiver and professional homemaker, Ms. Jerri joined our school in January 2019. She is a loving, kind soul who loves to shop and try new restaurants in her spare time (our kind of gal!). Ms. Jerri grew up in east Texas and has lived in Plano most recently. She adores the infant classroom and has found her nurturing niche. We are very lucky to have Ms. Jerry as part of our school family.

Ms LaQuisha, Lead Teacher Ms. LaQuisha is our Infant classroom Lead Teacher.

Ms. LaQuisha is a native of McKinney having graduated from McKinney High School, and she has worked with young children for more than ten years. She joined our school in 2013 and found her love working with the smallest of our children. She is nurturing, knowledgeable, and a mother of three, and we are glad she joined our Goddard School.

Ms LaQuisha

Ms Becky, Lead Teacher Ms. Becky is our First Steps Lead Teacher and manages the infant team program.

Ms. Becky holds an associate's degree in early childhood education and has more than 10 years in-class experience. She has worked with infants and toddlers and assists in the office as needed. She lives in McKinney with her husband and two young children and has been with the McKinney Goddard team since March 2010. Our families love Ms. Becky and know she's one of the best infant teachers in McKinney!!!

Ms Becky

Ms Krissia, Lead Teacher Ms. Krissia is a lead teacher in our Toddler program.

Ms. Krissia took the lead in our Toddler 1 program shortly after training in the spring of 2019. She is finalizing her Associate in Education from Collin College and plans to continue her degree in early childhood while she teaches in our school. Ms. Krissia has worked with children for several years and is thrilled to share her knowledge of early learning and put her studies to practice in the classroom. You'll never see anything but a smile on her face, so welcome to the bright ray of sunshine we call Ms. Krissia!

Ms Morgan, Lead Teacher Ms. Morgan is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Get Set classroom.

Ms. Morgan is our co-lead teacher in the Get Set classroom, helping our most active toddlers make the transition from potty training to preschool. Ms. Morgan is a graduate of McKinney High School where she completed a program called “Ready, Set, Teach” and joined our school in 2015. She earned her Child Development Associate Certificate in 2017 and has more than four years experience working with young children. Ms. Morgan’s bubbly, loving, and energetic personality is a true asset to the children in her care.

Ms Morgan

Ms Lyndee, Lead Teacher Ms. Lyndee is a Co-lead Teacher in our Preschool 1 classroom.

Ms. Lyndee joined our school in 2018, fresh from the California coast! She has her CDA in infant and toddler development and has worked in early childhood since 2012 with ages infant to preschool. Ms. Lyndee is energetic, resourceful and ray of California sunshine at our school. We're lucky to have her on our team!

Ms Lyndee

Ms Sarah, Lead Teacher Ms. Sarah is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Preschool 1 classroom.

Ms. Sarah has more than seven years of experience working with Toddlers and received her Child Development Associate Certificate while working in College Station attending college. Ms. Sarah joined our school in 2016 and is one of our many creative, fun teachers who gives her children a feeling of safety and security each day.

Ms Sarah

Ms Christine , Lead Teacher Ms. Christy is a Co-Lead teacher in Preschool 2.

Ms. Christy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Kendall College in Chicago, IL and is our co-lead teacher in Preschool 2. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the field of early childhood development and various pre-kindergarten programs. Ms. Christy shows her enthusiasm for teaching as she works with small groups to improve their skills. She is a valuable member of our team!

Ms Christine

Ms Kaitlyn , Lead Teacher Ms. Kaitlyn is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Pre-K Classroom.

Ms. Kaitlyn is one of two lead teachers in our Prekindergarten program and returned to our school this past summer after previous assignments in our younger classrooms. While continuing to work on her bachelors degree, Ms. Kaitlyn has already earned her Associates of Arts in Teaching (EC - 6) AND Associates of Arts in General Studies. Ms. Kaitlyn hopes to one day teach in elementary school, and we want to help her reach that goal. Her vibrant personality and history with our children creates an energetic, happy environment conducive to learning. We love Ms. Kaitlyn!

Ms Kaitlyn

Ms Maegan, Lead Teacher Ms. Maegan is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Pre-K classroom.

Ms. Maegan holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A & M Commerce. She has three years of experience working in a public Pre-K program in the Farmersville ISD. She joined our school in 2015 and is working on her master's degree. We are very proud to have such a dedicated teacher on our prekindergarten Goddard team!

Ms Maegan

Ms Ashley, Lead Teacher Ms. Ashley is a Co-Lead Teacher in our Jr. Kindergarten classroom.

Ms. Ashley joined our prekindergarten team in 2018 as an assistant teacher as she continues coursework towards her bachelor's in education in Geosciences (5th - 12th). Ms. Ashley's teaching philosophy revolves around activities and programs that help children develop a love of learning to their fullest potential. She is passionate about outdoor classrooms and is eager to use our gardens to complement her outdoor programs and adventures.

Ms Ashley

Ms Kim, Lead Teacher Ms. Kim is a resource lead teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten program.

Ms. Kim joined our school in 2019 as a resource teacher for our pre-kindergarten classrooms. With more than 20 years of Kindergarten teaching experience, Ms. Kim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our kinder-readiness program. She has a Bachelor's in early childhood education and a Master's elementary education and is thrilled to be helping us get our children ready for elementary school.

Ms Audra, Assistant Teacher Ms. Audra is an assistant teacher in our Infant Classroom.

Ms. Audra joined our company in 2018 as a morning floater and assistant teacher in the infant classroom. Her loving nature and amiable personality are a delight to have on our faculty. A native of north Texas, Ms. Audra is working on her associate's degree in science at Collin College and excited to be working in an industry she loves. In her spare time, Ms. Audra enjoys woodworking and is studying Spanish. We're lucky to have her on her team!

Ms Audra

Ms Te'Area, Assistant Teacher Ms. Te'Area is an assistant teacher on our infant team!

Joining us in 2018, Ms. Te'Area is a part of a veteran infant team that takes care of our youngest of students. Graduating from high school in McKinney, Ms. Te'Area has worked in childcare for several years and enjoys teaching sign language and basic motor skill development. She is always smiling and a joy to work around.

Ms Te

Ms Brook, Assistant Teacher Ms. Brook is an assistant teacher in our First Steps classroom.

Ms. Brook joined our infant team in 2019 and brings her love for her early childhood to our school. After four years as a CNA, Ms. Brook transitioned to the early childhood industry and never looked back. She is a north Texas native and lives in Princeton with her husband. When she is not enjoying playing and watching rugby with her husband and friends, she is outdoors looking for an adventure. We are thrilled to have Ms. Brook's loving nature and kind heart playing with our youngest learners all day!

Ms Stormie, Assistant Teacher Ms. Stormie is an assistant teacher in First Steps.

Ms. Stormie comes to us with Montessori experience and a passion for the Piaget methods in early childhood education. She is a full-time student working on her bachelor's degree in early childhood and enjoys ongoing professional development and training opportunities in our industry. She is an energetic, delightful teacher who bonds easily with children of all ages and enjoys getting to know new families in our community.

Ms Stormie

Ms Chelsie, Assistant Teacher Ms. Chelsie is an assistant teacher in our Toddler program.

Ms. Chelsie joined our school in 2018 after relocating from Arizona back to McKinney. Her background includes teaching infants through kindergarten readiness, including more than two years with toddler programs. Ms. Chelsie is a nurturing teacher who knows a child's mind can only be ready to learn if they feel safe and loved. She enjoys developing new fine motor activities and sensory exploration and can be found most of the day on the floor with children in her lap. Ms. Chelsie is a delightful member of our teaching team!

Ms Chelsie

Ms Keyonah, Assistant Teacher Ms. Keyonah is an assistant teacher in our Toddler program.

Ms. Keyonah joined our school in 2019 as she continues her studies at Collin College in early childhood development. She loves to play basketball and stay active with family and friends. Her little brother is a Goddard Graduate, so she understands how our children thrive in a play-based environment. We are excited to have Ms. Keyonah on our toddler team!

Ms Dana , Resource Ms. Dana is a floating resource teacher and office assistant at our school.

Ms. Dana joined us in January 2018 after several years in retail management and customer service. Following her dream to work with young children, Ms. Dana chose the early childhood environment to begin a new career doing what she loves. She has a B.A. in psychology and minor in child development and family studies from the University of North Texas, so this is a perfect fit. We are delighted to have her vibrant personality and can-do spirit at our school working with students of all ages and keeping us organized and families happy!

Ms Dana

Ms Danielle, Resource Ms. Danielle is a floating resource teacher at our school.

Ms. Danielle has experience with all age groups with an emphasis in toddlers. She holds a Child Development Associate Certificate and has several years of experience working with young children. She joined our school in 2016 and is a perfect fit for working with all age children as she is energetic, loving and fun. She has a passion for art, and we enjoy her creative abilities and unique ideas she brings to life in our classrooms. Our children adore Ms. Danielle!

Ms Danielle

Ms Efua, Resource Ms. Efua is a floating resource teacher at our school.

Ms. Efua is a nursing student at Collin College and will concentrate her time with us in the afternoons. She graduated high school in Ghana, West Africa, and her dream is to be a pediatric nurse. We are happy to have Ms. Efua on our resource team!

Ms Efua

Ms Elizabeth, Resource Ms. Elizabeth is a floating resource teacher.

Ms. Elizabeth joined our team in December 2017 as an assistant teacher in our Preschool 1 and 2 classrooms. She graduated McKinney High School with honors and is working on her bachelor's degree in early childhood education. We are thrilled Ms. Elizabeth is on our team and getting experience in all age groups as she pursues her education in this industry.

Ms Elizabeth

Ms Julia, Resource Ms. Julia is a floating resource teacher at our school.

Ms. Julia joined our school in late 2018 as she continues her education at Collin College pursuing her nursing degree. Ms. Julia has worked with young children for several years in a variety of capacities at the YMCA, a martial arts studio, and in daycare, and she loves the idea of engaging and nurturing young minds. We love her enthusiasm and happy disposition and are thrilled to have her as part of our team.

Ms Julia

Ms Michelle, Resource Ms. Michelle is a floating resource teacher and office assistant at our school.

Ms. Michelle is a knowledgeable child care provider with more than 20 years of extensive experience supervising and guiding a variety of age groups with diverse backgrounds. She is completing coursework for her bachelor's degree and has a long-term interest in managing physical and emotional development of young learners in a loving manner. Ms. Michelle joined our team in 2017 and hit the ground running. Another fabulous team member greeting our parents every night and making sure our school is ready for another day!

Ms Michelle

Ms Racheal, Resource Ms. Rachael is a floating resource teacher at our school.

Ms. Rachael joined our school in 2019 after graduating from Celina High School and provides assistance in all classrooms to break teachers for lesson planning and to manage class transitions at the end of each day. Ms. Rachael found her way to our school through her family, and we are blessed to have her as part of our team. She loves children, the outdoors, and anything "that makes you smile." We have lots to smile about and are thrilled to have Ms. Rachael helping us take care our little ones.

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