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

Ms Sharmeen , Owner Sharmeen is the on-site owner for The Goddard School located in Magnolia. She and her husband are the proud parents of 2 children. Sharmeen recognized the need for quality childcare that could provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for young children and has been nothing short of impressed with The Goddard School commitment to create just that. As a local resident, she is proud to bring this fun atmosphere to this area in which she and her family live. Her door will always be open for the thoughts, questions and comments from our families.

Ms Sharmeen

Ms Ray, Director School Director

Ms. Ray received her Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies, Curriculum and Instruction with a minor Math from Sam Houston State University. She has been in education for about 10 years. She started as a First Steps Teacher, then moved to Toddlers, Preschool, and Kinder Prep working her way up to Director. Ms. Ray has a daughter who is full of energy and loves being silly like her daddy. They enjoy reading Dr. Suess books and Chicka Chicka Boom. She loves working with children because they want to learn and are full of creativity.

Ms Ray

Ms Baxter, Assistant Director Lead Teacher in Princeton (First Steps)

Ms. Baxter attended North Harris College where she began a dance degree along with beginning an ASL certificate to become an interpreter. She also instructs a competitive drill team. Her three favorite things are teaching, dance, and ASL, and her favorite thing about teaching is watching kids learn and grow. They brighten up her world and just knowing that she has made an impact on them makes her heart full.

Ms Baxter

Ms Sara, Assistant Director Facilities Director

Ms. Sara is from San Antonio, TX and has attended the University of the Incarnate Word, pursuing a degree in Information Technology. Currently she is working to finish her Bachelors degree. Prior to being in childcare she was a Health Care Specialist/EMT in the Army. Her husband is a Police Officer for Katy. They also have 2 amazing sons.

Ms Sara

Ms Stokesberry, Assistant Director Curriculum Director

Ms. Stokesberry graduated from Lone Star College with an Associates Degree in General Arts. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in May of 2019 obtaining a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Minor in Early Childhood Education. She is currently working on her TExES EC-6 certification and hopes to one day get her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Mrs. Stokesberry has been in the education field since the age of 13 when she started volunteer work at her church. She has been with Goddard for a total of 4 years, where she started as a floater and is now an Assistant Director.

Ms Stokesberry

Ms Cassidy, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher in UPenn (Infants)

Ms. Cassidy has been working in child care since she was 17.
She has 2 children which made her realize that she loves working with children. She went to school and got her child development associates. She plans to go back to school to further her child care career.

Ms Cassidy

Ms Lozada, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher in Columbia (Pre-Toddlers)

Ms. Lozada is from Venezuela. She is married with a beautiful daughter. She loves working with her children, teach them values and interact with them. In her free time she loves to be with her family and friends.

Ms Lozada

Girand, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher in Yale (Get Set)

Girand

Ms Arnold, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher in Brown (Pre-School 1)

Ms. Arnold began working in child care her senior year of high school and has a passion for working with children of all ages.
She graduated from Magnolia WEST High School and is currently working on obtaining her B.S. in Education/Elementary Education at the University of Houston (Go Coogs!!) After she graduates she plans to become a 1st or 2nd grade science and math teacher.

Ms Arnold

Ms Gaviria, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher in Harvard (Pre-K 1)

Ms. Gaviria is from Bogota, Columbia. She has been teaching for more than 30 years and her training is in Early Childhood Education. She has a passion to teach young children, help them identify their potential and develop their strengths. She organizes her class not only thinking about academic objectives but also including activities that support the development of their values.

Ms Gaviria

Ms Cahill, Lead Teacher Lead Teacher in Dartmouth (Pre-K 2)

Ms. Cahill has been working and teaching for over 20 years, and it has been her passion to see the children learn. She enjoys teaching with many hands-on learning activities, which promotes and helps children to learn and retain material better. She operated her own Daycare Business at Peterson A.F.B. She won Provider of the Year 2002 & 2003 and won Space Command for her outstanding dedication and contribution with Military families. She has attained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Management and is currently working on her certification through Texas Teachers. Her excitement and instant gratification are when her students are learning to read.

Ms Cahill

Ms Arora, Lead Teacher Co-Lead Teacher in Cornell (Junior Kinder)

Ms. Arora is from India and obtained her B.A. with a major in Economicxs and B.E.d. in Education. She moved to the United States in 1997, she got her Early Childhood credentials from Irvine, CA. She is passionate to be a facilitator for young children and them grow, and it gives her satisfaction when the children she is teaching start reading and writing. She is a proud mother of 2 children, also loves to cook and travel.

Ms Arora

Annabel, Lead Teacher Floater

Annabel

Ms Pursey, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in UPenn (Infants)

Ms. Pursey is from New York and has a 2 year old daughter named Abigail. Having her daughter has been her greatest accomplishment, she enjoys knitting, crafting, and telling corny jokes. She has an Associates Degree in Business from Niagara County Community College.

Ms Pursey

Ms Reeser, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Princeton (First Steps)

Ms. Becca graduated from Magnolia High School. She has a 2 year old daughter. Prior to being here she worked as a nanny for two different families and she loved every minute of it. She says that working with kids is her greatest passion.

Ms Reeser

Ms Salazar, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Princeton (First Steps)

Ms. Salazar was born in Venezuela. She has been in the United States for 2 and half years. She has been with the Goddard School for almost a year and half. She loves working with our children in the First Steps classroom. She has a degree in Human Resources from Venezuela.

Ms Salazar

Ms Maria, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Columbia (Pre-Toddlers)

Ms. Maria was born in Caracas, Venezuela. She has been married for 14 years and has 2 daughters. She loves to help others and spend time with her friends and family. She gives it her all to the children she teaches, works on helping them grow educationally and emotionally and she also loves learning from them.

Ms Maria

Ms Wheeler, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Columbia (Pre-Toddlers)

Ms. Wheeler graduated from Magnolia High School. After graduation she decided to work in childcare and loves being around children. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family and her friends.

Ms Wheeler

Ms Vanesa, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in West Point (Toddlers)

Ms Vanesa

Ms Disbrow, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Brown (Pre-School 1)

Ms. Disbrow is from China and has been in Texas with her son for 8 years. She graduated from a college in China and used to be a Middle School Teacher there. As a mother of one son she realizes how important the early years are. She has 6 years of experience in childcare at a church preschool. She truly enjoys caring and nurturing children.

Ms Disbrow

Ms Adriana, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Harvard (Pre-K 1)

Ms. Adriana is from Venezuela. She graduated from the University of Fulia. She is married with 2 daughters. She worked at an Elementary School in Venezuela as a Recreation & Special Events Coordinator for 2 years. She loves working with children spending time with her family and friends. She also likes to go to the gym and go shopping.

Ms Adriana

Ms Hiller, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Harvard (Pre-K1)

Ms Hiller

Ms Sarkany, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Dartmouth (Pre-K 2)

Ms. Sarkany, or Ms. Jen as she is known to her students, is an Air Force Veteran. While serving her country she obtained her good conduct medal and a letter of recognition for excellence from the General of the 8th Air Force. She has also raised 4 kids of her own. Ms. Sarkany is motivated by knowing that her children are learning new things everyday, and that she has contributed to their knowledge.

Ms Sarkany

Ms Julissa, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Cornell (Junior Kinder)

Ms. Julissa graduated from College Park High School and is currently working on a degree in Bilingual Education and plans to attend Sam Houston State University. She plans to help children with language barriers and watch them achieve their goals.

Ms Julissa

Ms Moten, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher in Cornell (Junior Kinder)

Ms. Moten graduated from Eastlake High School and is currently going to school for Phlebotomy and is planning to graduate in May 2020. She is also getting married in May 2020. Ms. Moten has been working with children for 8 years and loves being around the children.

Ms Moten

Ms Grimes, Assistant Teacher Floater

Ms. Grimes graduated from Magnolia High School. She has worked in childcare for 3 years. She loves being around the kids and seeing them grow and learn. She is currently attending Lone Star College.

Ms Grimes

Ms Haley, Assistant Teacher Floater

Ms. Haley graduated from Magnolia West High School. She attended Lone Star College with an Associates in Art and currently attending QC Event School for event planning. She also works at HEB in the afternoon. She loves cooking amazing meals for our wonderful children.

Ms Haley

Ms Lyle, Assistant Teacher Bus Driver/Floater

Ms. Lyle was born and raised in Tomball, TX. She graduated from Texas State University and is currently attending nursing school. In her free time she loves read, travel and try new foods.

Ms Lyle

Ms Wagner, Assistant Teacher Floater/Bus Driver

Ms Wagner

Ms Burke, Assistant Teacher Floater

Ms. Burke has been in childcare for over 2 years and she received her CDA in Oct 2018. She has 3 kids, a 13 year old, a 10 year old and a 3.5 year old. She loves her job and watching the kids grow and learn. She wants to go back to school to obtain a bachelors degree.

Ms Burke

Ms Jennifer, Assistant Teacher Floater

Ms. Mize graudated from Huntsville High School. She has 2 daughters 6 & 2. She has worked with children in the past and decided to come back into the field. She loves being here and watching the children learn and explore new things. She is going to go back to school to obtain her degree.

Ms Jennifer

Ms Timm, Resource Administrative Assistant

Ms. Timm graduated from Ole Miss in 2017 with a Bachelors Degree in Hospitality Management. After working in the Hotel and event planning business she discovered that this was not her key to happiness. She has always had a passion for working with children and decided to pursue a degree in Education. Currently Ms. Timm is a 6th grade teacher with Tomball ISD and comes to The Goddard School to help out in the office in the evenings.

Ms Timm

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