Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Shannon, Owner Shannon is thrilled to be the on-site owner of The Goddard School of Castle Rock. She graduated from University of Denver with a double major in Spanish and Communications, and has a background working in marketing and business development. Shannon's passion for the education of young children was inspired by her two young daughters who are excited to join her at the school. Shannon feels proud to foster children's learning through The Goddard School framework which combines fun and education to create the most effective environment for developing a lifelong love of learning.

Shannon

Amanda, Director Amanda is our Executive Director. She has her degree in Early Childhood Education from Central Michigan University. She has her Large Center Director License from Arapahoe Community College. She has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for 12 years. Amanda has served as a classroom teacher, Assistant Director, Large Center Director and Early Childhood Education trainer. Amanda also has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Medication Administration, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect, and Train the Trainer Certifications.

Amanda

Anna, Assistant Director Anna attended Illinois State University where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. She has experience teaching Pre-K and first grade. Anna has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Medication Administration, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications. She is thrilled to be part of the Goddard team and she looks forward to enriching the life of all the children at the Goddard School!

Anna

Sarah, Assistant Director Sarah graduated from Metropolitan State University in Denver with a Psychology major and a sociology minor. She was so excited when she heard her parents became owners at the Goddard School in Castle Rock as teaching at an early childhood center has always been her passion. She has experience as a lead teacher in the infant and toddler classrooms for the last 5 years. Sarah loves coming to work every day and seeing children learn about their world. This brings a smile to her face and joy to her heart. She is very thankful for the opportunity to work with your children. Sarah has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Sarah

Lori, Lead Teacher Lori has been working in childcare since 2004. Lori is an infant supervisor and is a co-lead in our Infant room. She is married with five children of her own. Lori has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Medication Administration, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Lori

Hunter , Lead Teacher This is Hunter, she is our Infant 2 lead teacher. She has worked in a childcare setting for 3 years but has worked with children for 6 years. Hunter has also taken 9 months of CDA classes.
In her spare time she loves to garden and make things grow! She also loves to travel, read, and camp. She really enjoys spending her time outside!
She and her fiancé met freshman year of high school. They were best friends and then started dating. They have been together for three years now and have been engaged since Christmas of 2018.
Hunter is CPR and First Aid Certified. She is also certified in Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS), use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma, and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Hunter

Ms Athena , Lead Teacher This is Athena, she is our Lead Toddler 2 teacher. She is
an Infant and Toddler Supervisor, as well as a Lead Qualified teacher. Athena is certified in CPR/First Aid, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. Athena enjoys hiking and traveling a lot! She loves practicing ASL and enjoy using it in her everyday life. She also enjoys spending time with her animals, she has had all different types! In her spare time, Athena loves to train dogs and have 3 fur-babies,a snake, and a tarantula that are my own. Athena loves educating children and watching them grow and learn from their environment. She believes that children learn through play. Athena has taught children for over 10 years and she loves it every single day!

Ms Athena

Katie , Lead Teacher Katie is going to school to get her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Katie has 7 siblings! She really enjoyed watching her younger siblings grow and fell in love with early childhood education. Katie is currently CPR/First Aid Certified. She also has her Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Katie

Kendall, Lead Teacher This is Kendall! She is our Lead Get Set teacher. She has a Bachelor of science degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Kendall also subbed in the School District for 4 years. During her spare time, she enjoys skiing, singing, shopping, and boating! Kendall loves to travel; she has traveled to several different places. She has visited Spain, England, France, Cabo, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta, and Belgium. Kendall has a ten-month-old son named Joseph along with her husband, Joseph. They also have a golden retriever/terrier rescue named Odin. Kendall is certified in Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Kendall

Maegan , Lead Teacher This is Maegan! She is our Lead Get Set teacher. Maegan has my Bachelor of Science in recreation and sport management and athletic training.She has taught private school for 1 year and has her lead teacher certification. She loves to teach children and believe that children learn best through play! Maegan is so happy to be able to experience that every day! She loves to hike with her two dogs, Aspen and Maverick. During Maegan's spare time she also likes to do puzzles and travel. She grew up in Washington and moved to Colorado about two years ago! Maegan is CPR and First Aid certified. She is also certified in Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. She is also qualified as a lead teacher.

Maegan

Sheryl , Lead Teacher Sheryl has been in education for 22 years. She began as a Teacher’s Aide, and then went on to Lead Teach Pre-K and Head Start for the last 15 years. She is a member of Texas Classroom Teachers Associates (TCTA) and Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA). Sheryl is certified to teach ages 0-8 in Colorado, Pre-K to Grade 4 in Texas, as well as her principal certification (in Texas). Sheryl has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Sheryl

Chrissi, Lead Teacher Ms. Chrissi has been working in the Childcare/Preschool field for 38 years. She holds an Associates Degree in Early Childhood, and also a Directors certificate from the state of Colorado. Chrissi cannot wait to meet you and your children. Even though she has her directors license, her heart has always been in the classroom working with children. She is certified in CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect.

Chrissi

Lexi, Lead Teacher This is Lexi, she is a Lead Teacher in out K-Prep Red Classroom. She has a degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. She has been working in a preschool setting since 2015. Lexi loves teaching children and working in the Pre-K classroom. She thinks that learning through play is such an important aspect of the Pre-K classroom!Lexi moved to Colorado from Texas in 2016 and she love the mountains and weather out here! She has 2 dogs, a 5-year old Pomeranian and a 4-year old Golden Retriever both of which she loves to take on hikes and walks! Lexi is CPR and First Aid certified. She is also Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect certified as well. Lexi is a qualified a lead teacher.

Lexi

Tarynn, Assistant Teacher Tarynn studied Human Development and Family Sciences, Psychology and she also has a minor in Disability Studies.
In her spare time her interests include hanging out with her family. She also enjoys doing DIY crafts as well as photography. She has a large family that includes many dogs!
In addition to CPR and First Aid, she is also certified in prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS), use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma, and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. She is also has Advocate training for Domestic Violence and Child Abuse.

Tarynn

Gabriella, Assistant Teacher This is Gabby's first job working with kids, however she has a huge family and being the oldest, she babysat a lot! Gabby is CPR/First Aid and Standard Precautions certified. She is also certified in Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Gabriella

Megan , Assistant Teacher Megan has been babysitting/nannying for about 5 years for several families. She also worked at an in-home daycare in Billings, Montana. Just before working here, Megan was at another Early Childhood Learning Center, where she worked with all ages but was primarily with infants.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her friends and family. Some things she loves doing with them include riding horses, fishing, hiking, camping or pretty much anything outdoors!
Megan has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Megan

Devin , Assistant Teacher Devin has worked in a daycare setting for three years now. She has also worked as a teacher aid and has been a lead teacher in a Special Education program while living in Arizona.
She recently moved to Parker, CO so in her free time she enjoys exploring all the wonderful things her new home has to offer. Aside from exploring her new city she enjoys going to the movies, doing crafts, playing the Simms and of course playing with her animals.
Her boyfriend, Matthew, of nine years and her have a wonderful five-year-old son named Nathan. They also have a beautiful German Shepperd named Lucy, an orange cat, Charlie, and an orange and white cat, Ginny who has a backwards leg.
Devin is certified in CPR and First Aid, she is also certified in prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS), use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma, and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. In addition to I she is also certified in Crisis Intervention and has finger-print clearance in Arizona and Colorado.

Devin

Katelin , Assistant Teacher Kat is our Preschool Assistant Teacher. She attended Arapahoe Community College for General Studies. She is certified in CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Katelin

Morgan , Assistant Teacher Morgan attended the University of Northern Colorado and then moved down here to Castle Rock. She has been in Child Care for about six years now! She has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications. Morgan also has a passion for CrossFit and has a license to teach CrossFit Kids as well!

Morgan

Miriam , Assistant Teacher Miriam has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. She also studied commercial photography after college at the Creative Circus in Atlanta GA.
Miriam enjoys hiking with her family and has learned how to ski recently. She loves traveling, yoga and she is bilingual.
Miriam's husband is an attorney and he’s an avid skier. She have two children named Raquel and Rex. They are both fantastic skiers and they play piano. Miriam has two dogs named Frank and Nina.
Miriam has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Miriam

Dylan , Resource Dylan went to Nursing school and was formerly a medical assistant at a pediatrics office for 3 years. She took an early childhood development class in college. Dylan graduated with her associate’s degree in Arts.
In her spare time, I love to hike, watch football and craft!
Dylan is getting married in September 2020. She has a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, named Bodie. She just moved to Colorado from Indiana, but she was born in Colorado.
Dylan has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Dylan

Nicole, Resource Previous to working at Goddard, Nicole ran an In-Home Daycare for five years. She loved staying home with her kids while caring for the children who attended her day care. Her children are older now, and is ready to further her education in Early Childhood. Nicole has her CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Child Abuse and Neglect certifications.

Nicole

Rachael , Resource This is Rachael! She is our Toddler Resource teacher. She is CPR and First Aid certified. She is also certified in Prevention of Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) and Use of Safe Sleep Practices, Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma and Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. Rachael is ASL proficient and fluent in intermediate Spanish. In her spare time, she loves to play and share experiences with her children. She has three children that are all girls, Merci (13), Lily (8), and Dani (2), and a boyfriend that she have been with for four years. She also has two dogs! Rachael enjoys hiking, rafting, traveling and playing video games. Colorado is the perfect state for her family because they love being outdoors! She loves watching children learn from their environment and looks forward to making a difference!

Rachael

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