Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Robert & Jiena, Owners Robert and Jiena are the dedicated owners of The Goddard School in the Energy Corridor. Robert has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Jiena has a Master’s degree in Music Composition. They have two sons, Ian and Carson, who are currently attending the school. They live in a nearby neighborhood and wanted to bring a quality preschool to their area. They are committed to making sure that each child who passes through The Goddard School doors are loved and cared for. Their high standards for excellence and customer service are apparent throughout the school, and they are happy to be able to provide Goddard’s outstanding program to the children in their community.

Robert & Jiena

Mrs Tiffany, Director Mrs. Tiffany is the Director at The Goddard School. She is married with two boys, and takes pride in being a loving mother. She has worked in the early childcare industry for over 12 years. Tiffany has a heart for being a positive part of the growth and development of children, and has held many positions within the field. She obtained her Bachelor's in Business as well as her certification in Human Resource Management from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Tiffany believes that no two children are alike and therefore neither should be the structure of their education and development.

Mrs Tiffany

Mrs Linzie, Assistant Director Mrs. Linzie is the Assistant Director at the Goddard School. She has over 11 years’ experience including Montessori early education. Mrs.Linzie is happily married and has 2 Terriers, and she loves spending time with family and friends. She feels that children are a gift, and she appreciates all her parents who have trusted her with their hearts and their children’s early education over the years.

Mrs  Linzie

Ms Daniela, Assistant Director Ms. Daniela is our Assistant Director at the Goddard School. She Joined The Goddard Family in 2018. Ms. Daniela has been working with young children for 6 years as a Preschool Teacher, Administrative Assistant, and Assistant Director. Ms. Daniela feels young children should have the best education possible to grow and learn with fun. Ms. Daniela loves working for The Goddard School because of the educational environment and the quality of teachers. In her free time, she loves spending time with her son and Family!

Ms Daniela

Ms Mai, Assistant Director Ms.Mai is our Curriculum Coordinator. She is currently working on a BA in Education from University of Houston-Downtown. She has been working in the child care field since 2009 with children of all ages in various environments including church, tutoring, and after school programs. Her goal is to inspire young readers and encourage them to always try their best. Ms.Mai believes that “every child learns at their own pace. Making a child feel important and loved is the key to them giving their all and trying their very best. They become the person you hope them to be by teaching the importance of life. Education is the key to every success”. We are excited to have her join our Goddard Family.

Ms Mai

Ms Graciela, Lead Teacher Ms. Graciela is the lead teacher in our Infant classroom. She is originally from Venezuela but has lived in Houston for several years now. She has over 10 years of experience in childcare. She taught in a preschool setting and was an owner of a daycare in her hometown. She received an Associate degree in Computer Application from Venezuela and is currently pursing her Child Development Associate Credential. As a Venezuela native, she shares her extensive Spanish vocabulary with the children, and feels that it is beneficial to learn as many languages as possible! When Ms.Graciela is not loving on the infants at Goddard, she shares her kind heart with a church nearby, helping in their infant room. She feels privileged to be able to be a part of your child's growth and development here at Goddard!

Ms Graciela

Ms Flor , Lead Teacher Ms. Garrido is our Lead in the Pre-Toddler Classroom. She has a love for teaching but not greater than her love for children. Ms. Garrido has obtained her Child Development Associates Degree and comes to us with more than five years experience in childcare as a lead teacher.

Ms Flor

Ms Vantoria, Lead Teacher Ms. Vantoria is the lead teacher in the Toddler classroom. She has been working with children of all ages since 2010. She believes that each child is an unique individual who needs a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically, and socially. It is Ms. Vantoria's desire as an educator is to help children and students meet there fullest potential while providing a safe environment.

Ms Vantoria

Ms Stella , Lead Teacher Ms.Stella is the lead teacher in our Get Set classroom. She has been married for 16 years and is a mother of 3 boys. She is a graduate of Medical Laboratory Technology, earned a certification in comparative coaching, and participated in the Texas School Ready Program. Ms. Stella is currently pursuing her master's degree in Child Care Health. She believes that you should teach the children through love and focus on safety, respect, education, health, and self-help skills.

Ms Stella

Ms Candice, Lead Teacher Mrs. Candice is the proud mom of 4 boys. Teaching has always been a true passion of hers, and she is thrilled to be sharing her ideas and lessons with your children. She has several years of early child care experience, as well as experience as a substitute teacher in the public school field. Her teaching philosophy is to assure children have a positive view of learning by providing them with different types of fun activities that foster all of their developmental domains.

Ms Candice

Ms Shemega, Lead Teacher Ms. Hopkins is the lead teacher in our Preschool II classroom. Ms. Hopkins is pursuing her Associate of Arts degree in Education, as well as her CDA and has 26 years of experience working with children. She believes children should be able to learn and grow in their own special way. Her goal is to help enrich the lives of each child, and help them accomplish their full potential.

Ms Shemega

Ms Norma , Lead Teacher Ms. Norma is the lead teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten classroom. She has been working in the Education field for the past 2 1/2 years and completed her Child Development Associate certification. Ms. Norma has a real love and passion for teaching and runs her classroom with love, patience, and commitment to the children.

Ms Norma

Ms Dystiny, Lead Teacher Ms.Davis is our JR. Kinder Lead teacher. She comes to us with over 13 years experience in childcare. Ms. Davis has a passion for teaching with music and has obtained her well as her Directors credentials.

Ms Dystiny

Ms Cynthia, Assistant Teacher Ms. Cynthia is the assistant teacher in the infant classroom and has been working with children since 2016. Ms. Cynthia believes that early childhood learning is the building block of knowledge that children need to instill a lifelong love of learning. She believes that learning goes hand in hand with the teacher and parent involvement. Ms. Cynthia strives to provide a safe environment where children can actively explore and discover new materials.

Ms Cynthia

Ms Susana, Assistant Teacher Mrs. Susana is a wife and loving mother. She has worked in early childhood education for over 5 years now. Mrs. Susana has a passion for and loves working with children. She believes that a good early education is the foundation for the wonderful successful future of a child.

Ms Susana

Ms Fatimzahra, Assistant Teacher Ms. Fatima is the Lead teacher in the First Steps classroom. She is originally from Morocco, where she has worked in the early childcare industry as well.Aside from being a devoted teacher she is a wife and Mother.Ms. Fatima believes children should be nurtured as well as taught by their teacher.

Ms Fatimzahra

Ms Stephanie, Assistant Teacher Ms. Stephanie is our afternoon Assistant teacher. She comes to us with several years of both babysitting experience as well as home healthcare experience. Shes has always loved children and has a passion for teaching.

Ms Stephanie

Ms Toni, Assistant Teacher I have been working with children for almost 7 Years. I enjoy seeing and helping them growing every way. I am very happy to be part of the Goddard School.

Ms Toni

Ms Ann, Assistant Teacher Ms. Ann is the assistant teacher in the Preschool classroom and has been working with children of all age groups since 2012 and is currently enrolled at Lone Star College. Ms. Anne's teaching philosophy as an early childhood teacher is to provide children with a safe environment, where they feel safe to explore, initiate learning, and feel free to express themselves. Ms. Ann's goal is to support children as they embark on a journey to make discoveries about themselves and learn to recognize and identify their feelings.

Ms Ann

Ms Neysa, Assistant Teacher Ms. Neysa is a Teacher Assistant in the Preschool classroom. She has been working in early childcare for over 10 years, and loves connecting with them on their level to prepare for their future. Ms.Neysa really enjoys seeing the light in the eyes of children when they began to enjoy learning. She feels that a great teacher never stops learning.

Ms Neysa

Ms Ella , Resource Ms. Ella is our school chef and has been cooking for children for close to 15 years. She is a wife, a mother of two, and a loving grandmother. Over the years she has obtained her food managers certificate. Her hobbies include her love for cooking, reading, and skating. Mrs. Ella prides herself on making the most nutritious meal for children that will put a smile on their faces as well as their tummy’s.

Ms Ella

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