Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Shannon and Cody, Owners We are Colorado natives, and we are proud to call Broomfield home. Cody graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, and Shannon graduated from Regis University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. We have a son named Declan and two daughters named Eilee and Ashlyn. They are the light of our lives! We enjoy camping, fishing and spending time together as a family.

Shannon and Cody

Audrey, Director My name is Audrey Wailes and I am the Director at the Goddard School of Erie. I have been in the field for over 25 years. I started as an Assistant Teacher working with toddlers and gradually worked my way through school to receive my Colorado State Center Director’s License. I have been at the Goddard School since August of 2016 and I’m proud to be part of such a wonderful organization.
I have two grown daughter that I enjoy spending time with. I also love camping and spending time in the mountains. When I’m at home, I’m busy with my family including our four dogs, four chickens, and one very ornery duck named Levi! I look forward to getting to know your family.

Audrey

Robin, Director My name is Ms Robin and I have been teaching in the Early Childhood Education field since 2004. I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and hold a current teaching license as well as a Director’s Certificate. I grew up in Boulder before moving to Spokane, WA for college. My husband and I currently live in Berthoud, CO with our mini schnauzer, Watson and five sassy hens. I enjoy being outside in the garden, playing in the mountains, and cooking.
I believe all children learn in very unique and individual ways and feel it is my job as a teacher and director to encourage their individual learning styles as well as their natural curiosities. I am looking forward to getting to know all your children!

Robin

Ms Lisa, Lead Teacher Hello! My name is Ms Lisa. I am the Infant Nursery Supervisor in our fantastic infant room! I hold an Associate of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor or Arts Degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. I have worked with infants for over twenty years and I have been a part of this Goddard team for over 11 years! I have two children of my own, Jesse and Wyatt. Being a mother has taught me many things about being a teacher and vice versa. In my spare time I enjoy reading and playing board games with my oldest! I also enjoy watching movies and taking walks.

Ms Lisa

Ms Colette, Lead Teacher My name is Colette Hemken, and I am originally from Frederick, but now live in Thornton, CO. I just received my lead certification from Front Range Community College and I am thrilled to be the lead teacher in the First Steps classroom. I have an infant daughter and she is the light of my life! In my free time, I love to spend time with family and go camping.

Ms Colette

Ms LeAnn, Lead Teacher Hello! My name is Ms. LeAnn and I have my Associates of Arts from Colby Community College. Before teaching at The Goddard School, I owned my own preschool for three years. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 17 years. Together, we have three children, two sons and a daughter. I am grateful to be a part of this wonderful team at The Goddard School. I love watching children learn and play!

Ms LeAnn

Ms Bree, Lead Teacher Hello, my name is Ms Bree and I have been in the Early Childhood field since 2005. I began working with young children while I was still in high school. I am a new mother of two and a stepmom for two other wonderful children. I’m excited to be working in a variety of classrooms at Goddard and look forward to getting to know your children.

Ms Bree

Ms Emily, Lead Teacher Hello parents! My name is Emily Maki and I am the lead teacher in the Get Set classroom at The Goddard School. As the oldest of five siblings, I have loved caring for children and watching them grow for as long as I can remember. I graduated from CU Denver with a Bachelor of Arts, and I am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in Elementary Education. In my free time, I love to garden, read, hike, and plan my wedding. Working with children every day is the cherry on top of living a life that I love!

Ms Emily

Ms Kelly, Lead Teacher Hello, my name is Ms. Kelly. I was born in Illinois and moved to Colorado in 2005. I am married and I am a mother of 4 wonderful children, and grandmother to two beautiful grandchildren, Grace and Gunner. I love animals, and we currently have cats, dogs, and goats. I love being with my family and playing games. We enjoy taking road trips, camping and motorcycles rides! I enjoy working with children and watching them learn and grow. It is always wonderful to see that 'aha!' moment when they learn something new!

Ms Kelly

Ms Alyssa, Lead Teacher I am so happy to be part of this wonderful Goddard team! My name is Ms. Alyssa and I am the lead teacher in the Preschool 2 classroom. I am currently received my BA in Early Childhood from Front Range Community College. I am also a member of the Phi Thetta Kappa Honor Society!
I love working with young children and helping them develop! It is a true pleasure watching them grasp new ideas during a lesson!
In my free time, I love spending time with my family and my dog! I love going to school and learning, too!

Ms Alyssa

Ms Jaclyn, Lead Teacher Hello! My name is Ms. Jaclyn and I have been teaching young learners since 1985! I enjoy spending most of my time outdoors. I love paddle boarding, camping and hiking. I also love taking longs walks with my dog, Gizmo! Teaching young children is my passion and I feel so honored to be with them on a daily basis.

Ms Jaclyn

Ms Rebecca, Lead Teacher Hello! I am Ms Rebecca. I am excited to welcome you and your child to the Pre-Kindergarten 1 classroom. I have a Bachelor’s Degree from Colorado State University in Human Development and Family studies. I have previously taught preschool in a public school setting and I am excited to be a part of The Goddard School. I believe children learn best when they are engaged and having fun! Even during open center time their brains are flourishing! I look forward to getting to know the children and sharing my love of learning!

Ms Rebecca

Mr Arthur, Assistant Teacher Hello! I am the assistant teacher in the Infant classroom. I am a Infant Nursery Supervisor and I have been working with infants for over twenty years! I love watching these young children grow and develop! In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, camping and reading!

Mr Arthur

Ms Saman, Assistant Teacher Hello,parents! My name is Saman Esslam. I was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan. I moved to The United States in 2013. I am married and I have a 3 year old daughter. I attended high school in Kabul. I am currently taking classes at Front Range Community College and pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. In my spare time, I enjoy reading books, listening to various types of music, spending time with family, and hiking around beautiful Colorado. I truly enjoy working in this field as it allows me to see the children grow!

Ms Ashley, Assistant Teacher Hello! My name is Ashley and I am currently finishing my last year in high school! I am so happy to be a part of this Goddard family! I love working with children because of their energy, happiness, innocence, and positive attitudes!
In my spare time, I enjoy playing soccer, dancing, playing the guitar, and spending time with family and friends!

Ms Ashley

Ms Catherine, Assistant Teacher My name is Ms. Catherine and I am the assistant teacher in the Preschool 1 classroom. I graduated from the University of Wyoming with my Bachelors in International Studies. I greatly enjoy teaching and watching the progress children make as they learn and explore the world! In my free time, I enjoy drawing! I look forward to working with your child!

Ms Catherine

Ms Kourtney, Assistant Teacher Hello parents! I am proud to be on this Goddard School's team! Though I was a dental assistant for short time, I knew that my heart is with young children. I am so happy to be a part of this community! In my spare time, I love to go on adventures, coach volleyball and spend time with the people I love the most! I am excited to be a positive role model and mentor for your preschooler!

Ms Kourtney

Ms Ali, Assistant Teacher Hello parents! My name is Ms. Ali and I am a Colorado Native. I traveled back and forth from North Carolina and Colorado many times when I was younger to see family. I am eager to pursue my degree in Early Childhood Education. I love watching young children experience or explore new ideas and new subjects! In my free time, I greatly enjoy illustrating and reading!

Ms Ali

Ms Shannon, Assistant Teacher Hello! My name is Ms. Shannon and I am the assistant teacher in the PreK 1 classroom. Children are a good reminder that there is good in the world. The greatest thrill is watching someone learn something new. Teaching allows me to have a lasting impact in the lives of these young learners! In my free time, I love knitting, crocheting, writing and hiking!

Ms Shannon

Ms Aysiah, Resource Hello! My name is Aysiah and I am currently finishing my last year in high school. I intend to pursue my early childhood degree after I graduate in May of 2020! I have a passion for teaching young children and helping them grow!! In my spare time, I really enjoy exploring technology, being with my family and doing my nails!

Ms Aysiah

Ms Guadalupe, Resource My name is Ms. Lupe and I am a support teacher at The Goddard School! I graduated from Frederick High School and I am currently pursuing my Elementary Education degree. I have always loved teaching and helping others. I love nature and love to watch children explore their natural surroundings! In my free time, I love going to the gym and being active. I also enjoy going to school and learning new things. I am excited to for the opportunities to inspire your child!

Ms Guadalupe

Ms Jaslyn, Resource Hello! I am Ms Jaslyn and I am the Infant Support Teacher in our wonderful Infant classroom. I have my Early Childhood Teacher qualifications and have taken many classes in the Early Childhood field from both Front Range Community College and Red Rocks Community College. I have four children of my own and have been working in the early childhood since 2000. I am very creative and love creating unique arts projects for my students! Children learn so much from doing art!

Ms Jaslyn

Ms Michelle, Resource My name is Michelle Pannes and I am the office assistant for the Goddard School in Erie. I have worked in the administrative field for 30 years and enjoy the opportunity to come here each morning and see your child’s smiling faces!
I have four grown children- three daughters and one son. I have also been blessed with two grandsons, two grandaughters and seven grand puppies. Away from work, I enjoy spending time with my grandchildren, reading, and cross stiching.

Ms Michelle

Ms Shelly, Resource Hello! My name is Ms. Michelle, but I go by Shelly. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology from Peru State College in Nebraska, a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Idaho, and have several Early Childhood Education hours from Ivy Tech in Lafayette, Indiana.

Thank you for letting me spend my days with your wonderful children. I have been in Colorado since 2011 and really enjoy being home! I was raised in Wyoming, but moved 17 times in 30 years. I have three sons one still at home, his name is Sam. Working with children is such a gift. It makes me feel young again! I enjoy being a support teacher working with all of the age groups.

Ms Shelly

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