Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Mr Robert, Owner Mr. Robert, as the children call him, is the on-site owner of The Goddard School of Avon® that he opened in January 2009. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Marine Science from Hawaii Pacific University. Robert worked towards his Master’s in Environmental Education while teaching high school science after which he joined the corporate world for over ten years. He saw a growing need in the area for a quality preschool and loved the idea of being able to provide the children and parents in his community with a loving and nurturing environment to grow and learn. As the on-site owner, Robert would like to extend an invitation to visit him at his beautiful school, introduce you to his eager, caring professionals and tell you all about the Goddard approach to learning.

Mr Robert

Ms Cheyenne, Director Ms. Cheyenne grew up in Lafayette, Indiana and is a graduate of Purdue University. Ms. Cheyenne moved to Indianapolis in 2012, after earning a Masters in Psychology from San Diego State University. She has 20 years of experience working with children and 8 years working with teachers earning a Masters degree in Teaching from Marian University. She is also a graduate of Marian University's Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership studying Educational Leadership. Ms. Cheyenne has spent 7 years working in high-need schools on Indianapolis' south and east sides. In her spare time, Ms. Cheyenne enjoys watching college basketball, doing genealogy research, competing in trivia competitions, and hanging out with her cat, Lainey Belle. Ms. Cheyenne is thrilled to be joining the Goddard School of Avon and hopes to instill a love of learning and spirit of resilience in all children.

Ms Cheyenne

Ms Samantha, Assistant Director Ms. Sam has over 10 years of experience working with children and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Child, Adult and Family Services from Iowa State University. Ms. Sam joined the Goddard family in May of 2015 as a lead teacher and is excited to return as Assistant Director after a brief time away. Ms. Sam's training includes Infant Safe Sleep, Medication Administration, Infant/Toddler interactions and Nurturing Connections with Families. Ms. Sam’s passion for working with children is “being part of creating a loving, educational environment where each student and family feels welcomed and at home.”

Ms Samantha

Ms Brittany, Lead Teacher First Steps (Super Starfish) - Ms. Brittany has over 10 years of experience working with young children and infants and she joined The Goddard School of Avon® in August 2019. She has since had training’s in CPR/First Aid, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Detection, Domains of Child Development and Responding to Emergencies! Ms. Brittany loves teaching children because she loves “to watch children grow and understand new concepts as they learn!"

Ms Brittany

Ms Sydney, Lead Teacher TODDLERS I (Silly Seahorse) - Ms. Sydney has a Bachelors degree in Secondary Education from Indiana University – East. She has 6 years of experience with children from birth to High School. She has received training in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Health and Safety Standards, and Child Development. Ms. Sydney enjoys working with younger children because they are so joyful and fun!

Ms Sydney

Ms Rhylan, Lead Teacher Toddlers II (Jolly Jellyfish) - Ms. Rhylan has a Bachelors degree in Liberal Studies from Indiana University and her passion is Performing Arts. She wants to open a Performing Arts Studio for children some day! She has four years of experience working with children from Infants to Preschool. She has received training in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Health and Safety Standards, and Safe Sleep Practices. Ms. Rhylan enjoys being a positive influence on children and watching them learn and grow.

Ms Rhylan

Ms Kaylee, Lead Teacher GET SET (Curious Crabs) - Ms. Kaylee has over 5 years of experience with working in childcare. She is pursuing her Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Ivy Tech, is CPR certified and has completed numerous trainings pertaining to infant and toddler safety and education. She chose Early Childhood Education as a career because she “enjoys seeing the children’s smiles on their faces and loves watching them learn and grow every day”

Ms Kaylee

Ms Brittany, Lead Teacher PRESCHOOL I (Terrific Turtles) - Ms. "B" has 2+ years of experience working with Kindergarten age children. She has her Registered Behavior Technician certification to work with children on the spectrum and spent her time with Kindergartners as a Behavior Support Specialist in the Avon Community School system. Ms. B is also working toward her Child Development Associate, specializing in Preschool. She joined The Goddard School of Avon® in March of 2020 and has since completed training in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Safe Sleep Practices and Indiana's Early Learning Foundations. Ms. B has a passion for teaching children that comes from “the desire to just make a positive and lasting difference in the world around me. Plus, the daily giggles and snuggles don't hurt either!"

Ms Brittany

Ms Azaria, Lead Teacher Preschool II (Daring Dolphins)- Ms Azaria has a Bachelor of Science from Indiana State University. She also has 2+ years of experience working with children ages 14-18 and is looking forward to gaining experience working in early childhood. Ms Azaria joined The Goddard School of Avon® in August 2020 and has since had training in Child Abuse Detection and Prevention, Indiana Learning Foundations and Safe Sleep Practices. Her passion for teaching is "being able to help children to discover new lessons and experiences daily"!

Ms Azaria

Ms Jaira, Lead Teacher Preschool II (Daring Dolphins)-Ms. Jaira earned her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Southern Illinois University and has over 6 years of experience working with young children and infants. She joined The Goddard School of Avon® in September 2020 and has since had training’s in CPR/First Aid, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Detection and Indiana Learning Foundations. Ms. Jaira loves how "children are creative and full of energy. I love helping children reach their goals and celebrate with them!"

Ms Jaira

Ms Megan, Lead Teacher PRESCHOOL II (Daring Dolphins) - Ms. Megan has a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Indiana and a Masters in Special Education from Marian University. She has 12 years of experience with children and 7 years of primary teaching experience. She has received training in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Health and Safety Standards, and Child Development. Ms. Megan M. “loves learning and hopes to instill a love of learning in all the children she works with”. She’s only here with us for the summer but she’s looking forward to making the most of her time.

Ms Megan

Ms Ashlin, Assistant Teacher INFANTS (Adorable Angelfish)-Ms. Ashlin has a degree in General Studies from Ivy Tech. She joined The Goddard School of Avon® in September of 2020 and comes to us with 4 years of experience working with children ages infant to 14 years old. She has since had training in Safe Sleep Practices and Indianan Learning Foundations. Ms Ashlin's passion for teaching is "Seeing the children learn and grow"!

Ms Ashlin

Ms Elizabeth, Assistant Teacher Toddler II (Jolly Jellyfish) - Ms Lizzy joined the team in June of 2020. She is working towards her Cosmetology degree from Paul Mitchell The School. She has 1 1/2 years of experience working with children ages infants to preschool. She has since received training on Child Abuse and Neglect, Safe Sleep Practices and Universal Precautions. Ms Elizabeth loves working with kids to ensure a safe and fun learning environment!

Ms Elizabeth

Ms Megan , Assistant Teacher PRESCHOOL I (Terrific Turtles) Ms. Megan has over 6 years of experience working with children and is currently attending IUPUI pursing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Development. She joined the Goddard School of Avon® in February 2020 and has completed training in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Health and Safety Standards, and Safe Sleep Practices. Ms. Megan loves teaching children because “seeing them develop and grow in their education is the most rewarding thing as a teacher”.

Ms Megan

Ms Savannah, Assistant Teacher PRESCHOOL I (Terrific Turtles)-Ms Savannah is working towards a degree in Early Childhood Education from Ivy Tech. She comes to us with 8 years experience working with children. Ms Savannah joined The Goddard School of Avon® in September 2020 and has since had training on Health and Safety Standards, Child Abuse Detection and Prevention and Indiana Learning Foundations. Her passion for teaching is "being able to encourage young children and help them reach their potential"!

Ms Savannah

Cindy, Assistant Teacher PRESCHOOL II (Daring Dolphins) - Ms. Cindy has a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Fairhaven College. She has 18 years of primary teaching experience under her belt and 2 years teaching Preschool. She has received training in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Health and Safety Standards, and Child Development. Ms. Cindy loves making learning fun!

Cindy

Ms Sara , Assistant Teacher PRESCHOOL III (Merry Manatees) Ms. Sara has over 12 years of experience working with children of all ages. Sara joined The Goddard School of Avon® in February of 2020 and has since had training’s in Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention, Safe Sleep Practices, Indiana Early Learning Foundations and Domains of Child Development. Sara has a passion for combining children’s ever-growing imagination with learning - "it’s very rewarding working with our future generations and showing them learning can be fun!"

Ms Sara

Ms Veeloni, Assistant Teacher PRE-K II(Noble Nautili)-Ms Veeloni earned her bachelors degree in Liberal Studies from Indiana University. She has 4 years of experience working with children ages 0-9. Ms Veeloni joined The Goddard School of Avon® in August of 2020 and has since had training on Teaching with Intention and Child Abuse Detection & Prevention, and is currently working towards her Child Development Associate (CDA) focused on Preschool age. Her passion for teaching is "Seeing them learn new things and how happy it makes them when they reach those new goals!"

Ms Veeloni

Ms Amanda, Resource Ms. Amanda has over 24 years of experience working with young children as well as her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. She joined The Goddard School of Avon® in April 2018 and has since had training’s in Indiana Foundations, Professionalism, Safe Sleep and Health & Safety Standards. Ms. Amanda has a passion for teaching because she “loves helping mold little minds to become great citizens and role models for our future!"

Ms Amanda

Ms Brooke, Resource Ms. Brooke has been teaching preschool for 9 years! She studied Early Childhood Education at Ivy Tech Community College, is CPR certified and is currently pursuing a Child Development Associates with a focus on toddlers. She’s always enjoyed working with little kids and particularly loves “helping kids learn and grow in a safe learning environment”

Ms Brooke

Ms Carol, Resource NUTRITION COORDINATOR - Ms. Carol has over 20 years of experiences working with young children as well as her Bachelor’s in Home Economics from the University of Cincinnati. She also has her Safe Serve Certification from Ohio State University. She has been a part of The Goddard School in Avon® since the school opened in January 2009 and has had training CPR/First Aid, Safe Sleep and Professionalism. Ms. Carol loves when “children want to tell me stories about their adventures at home! I also enjoy receiving hugs from the children as I walk down the hallway or when I enter the classrooms!”

Ms Carol

Ms Cheryl, Resource Ms. Cheryl (AKA Goddard Grandma) has over 17 years of experience working with young children and infants. She joined The Goddard School of Avon® in April 2015 and has since had training’s in CPR/First Aid, Safe Sleep, Nurturing Connections with Families and Infant/Toddler Interactions. Her love of teaching comes from “watching children grow and learn while helping with the steps they take to get there!”

Ms Cheryl

Ms Heather, Resource Ms. Heather has over 10 years of experience working with children and she joined The Goddard School of Avon® in March 2018. She has since had training’s in CPR/First Aid, Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and Detection and Nurturing Positive Environments! Ms. Heather loves “seeing how each child develops and grows throughout their time!”

Ms Heather

Ms Whitney , Resource Accreditation Specialist-Ms Whitney has an associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Ivy Tech. She comes to us with 11 years of experience working with all ages as a teacher, Assistant Director and Director. Ms Whitney joined The Goddard School of Avon® in September 2020 and has since had training in Indiana Learning Foundations and Breathe Easy: Asthma Training. Ms Whitney's loves "seeing a child's 'aha' moments and watching them grow"!

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