Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Mr Bob, Owner I am very excited about the opportunity to serve the community through the opening of the latest Goddard School in Yorktown. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University. After 15 years of working for several Fortune 1.000 companies, I have decided to combine a lifelong dream of owning my own business with my love of children. Both of my children attended The Goddard School and I was thrilled with the entire experience.

I thank you for being a part of our school. I look forward to getting to know you and your children.

Mr Bob

Ms Tammy, Director Hi my name is Tammy and I am a proud member of the Coast Guard Family. My husband Andrew and I have been married for 26 years and have two girls.

My travels have taken me to Key West, Hawaii, and here to Virginia. Although, I’m a true “Mainah” at heart born and raised. Yes, you might even hear me say, “It’s wicked good!” I love The Patriots and The Red Sox.

I have a Child Development Associates credential and have over 25 years of experience working with children and their families. Early Childhood is my passion.

I enjoy staying busy with our girls and supporting them in all that they do.

Joining The Goddard School is very exciting for me. I love meeting new families and empowering their children to become successful leaders.

Ms Tammy

Ms Holly, Assistant Director Assistant Director
Hi, my name is Holly and I am from Hampton, Virginia.. I graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science degree. Go Monarchs!

I have five years experience as a lead teacher for the Preschool class here at The Goddard School. I truly love what I do and watching the children grow while having fun!

I love the outdoors and enjoy being with my husband, daughter and two dogs!

I want every child to share a love for learning the way that I do. I am honored to be a part of The Goddard School.

Ms Holly

Ms Caitlan, Lead Teacher Hi, my name is Caitlan. I have been working with children for the past six years. I moved to Yorktown from Castle Rock, Colorado.

I am pursuing a degree in early childhood.

In my spare time I enjoy photography, reading, and spending time with my family.

I am so excited to have joined the Goddard family and I am looking forward to seeing where my future here takes me!

Ms Caitlan

Ms Rachael, Lead Teacher Hi, my name is Rachael and I am from Yorktown, Virginia. I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

In my spare time, I enjoy reading, playing with my cats and watching soccer. I also coach soccer for a local club.

I am very excited to be a part of the Goddard Family and looking forward to a great school.

Ms Rachael

Ms Vanessa, Lead Teacher Hi, my name is Vanessa and I am from Colorado Springs, Colorado!

I have my Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family. I also love to eat and go shopping!

I am excited to be working at The Goddard School and meeting many new friends.

Ms Vanessa

Ms Melanie, Lead Teacher Hi, my name is Melanie and I moved here from Virginia Beach.

I have my degree in Psychology form George Mason University.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my nephew, doing yoga, and making crafts.

I am so excited to be a part of The Goddard School!

Ms Melanie

Ms Jaleesa, Lead Teacher Hi, my name Jaleesa and I am from Hampton, Virginia. I have earned my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Child Development.

In my spare time, I like being with my family, going to the movies, bowling, and going out to eat!

I am excited about teaching here at The Goddard School.

Ms Jaleesa

Mrs Barbara, Lead Teacher Hi, my name is Barbie and I am a mother of two. I am a military wife and have lived all over the country. I am originally from Maryland!

I have my degree in Applied Behavioral Science with a minor in Child Development.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family. I also enjoy coaching our sons’ baseball team with my husband and traveling (especially to Disney).

I am very excited to start this new chapter of my life. I love working with children and watching them grow!

Mrs Barbara

Ms Susan, Lead Teacher Hi, my name is Sue and I was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. I am married with three children. My husband is retired Air Force.

I graduated from Lock Haven State with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduating, I taught preschool for many years. I was also a Director of an Early Childhood Center.

As a military family, we have had the opportunity to live in places such as Oklahoma, Colorado, Iceland, North Carolina and now, Virginia.

I have enjoyed being a lead teacher here at The Goddard School.

Ms Susan

Ms Lynn, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Lynn and I have over 25 years of experience working with children, including with the State of Georgia Pre-K program.

I attended Southern Crescent University in Griffin, Georgia where I received a Certification as a Nursing Assistant and in Medical Billing and Coding.

In my spare time I enjoy painting, hiking, going to the beach and spending time with my family.

I enjoy watching the children learn and grow here at The Goddard School.

Ms Lynn

Ms Marcia, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Gail and I am from Poquoson.

I recently moved back here after spending the last 12 years in Chesterfield, where I worked at The Goddard School. I am so happy to be home.

In my spare time I enjoy family gatherings, crochet and church.

I am excited to be a part of The Goddard School of Yorktown.

Ms Marcia

Ms Rose, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Rose! I was born in Panama but have lived in Virginia most my life.

I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Mary Washington University.

I enjoy dancing, face painting, and hanging out with my dogs.

I am very excited to be a part of cultivating young minds at The Goddard School.

Ms Rose

Mrs Naz, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Naz and I have three lovely children, two sons and a daughter. I have been married for 20 years.

I have my Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have worked with children for the past 16 years. I love working with children.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family. I also love to cook and clean.

I am so excited to join Goddard School.

Mrs Naz

Mrs Courtney, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Courtney and I just moved to Yorktown from Williamsburg, Virginia. I married in November of 2019. I lived most of my life in England with my family!

I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Coastal Carolina University, located in South Carolina.

In my spare time, I enjoy taking our dog, Lilly, on long walks!

I am excited to be a part of the Yorktown Goddard team and I look forward to teaching the Toddling Turtles!

Mrs Courtney

Mrs Erica , Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Erica and I have lived in Hampton, Virginia all my life!

I am working on completing my CDA. I have taken Early Childhood classes at Thomas Nelson Community College and Norfolk State University.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and son. I love to sing, dance, and express myself through arts and crafts. I also love to travel and relax at the beach!

I look forward to leading each child to reach developmental milestones and preparing them for social and academic success, all while having fun!

Mrs Erica

Ms Pamela, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Pamela Bryant. I am from Richmond, Virginia.

I am attending school to became a Preschool Teacher.

In my spare time I enjoy going to church, eating good food and spending time with my family.

I worked at The Goddard School in Short Pump, Va, and loved the curriculum. I am excited to be apart of the team.

Ms Pamela

Ms Jacquelyn, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Jacqui and I am originally from Las Vegas. The military brought my husband and I here from South Carolina.

I am currently attending college to be come an elementary school teacher!

In my spare time, I enjoy watching movies and eating at new restaurants. I love taking my fur baby, Simba, to the park!

I am excited to work in such a great environment here at The Goddard School.

Ms Jacquelyn

Ms Rebecca, Assistant Teacher Assistant Teacher - Ms. Becky has worked with children in the field of Education for 17 1/2 years, including over 7 1/2 years here at The Goddard School. She has completed her course of study as a travel agent from Thomas Nelson Community College.

Ms Rebecca

Ms Sang Sook, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Sang Sook. I moved here from Kansas. I lived most of my life in South Korea.
 
I graduated from Elementary Education National University in Korea. I have a first-class teaching license from Korea with over 10 years teaching experience.
 
In my spare time, I enjoy playing with my two daughters. My hobbies are painting on Chinaware and folk art!
 
I am very happy to work here at The Goddard School!

Ms Sang Sook

Ms Heather, Assistant Teacher My name is Heather and I am from Yorktown, Virginia.

I am currently attending Thomas Nelson Community College to earn a degree in Social Science. I am also working towards a degree in IT and Cybersecurity.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends and going to church.

I look forward to working with all children and to help them explore their imaginative minds.

Ms Heather

Mrs Kimberly, Assistant Teacher Hi, my name is Kim and I am from Yorktown, Virginia.

I studied Early Childhood/ Elementary Education at Thomas Nelson Community College.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, vacationing in the OBX, and the state of Florida.

I enjoy being part of the Goddard family!

Mrs Kimberly

Ms Megan, Assistant Teacher
Hi, my name is Megan Cramer and I have been working with children for four years. I have lived most of my life in Yorktown, Virginia. I have my Associate’s Degree in Education and plan to continue my education to get my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.

In my spare time, I enjoy hiking with my dogs and my husband. I love to travel and volunteer with my family. I enjoy going to Comic Book Conventions and painting with watercolors.

I am very excited to join the Goddard team. I am already learning so much and can’t wait to continue growing along with the kids!

Ms Megan

Ms Jennie , Assistant Teacher My name is Jennie Vaught and I am from Hampton, Virginia.

I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Human Development and Counseling from Liberty University.

In my free time, I enjoy traveling, participating in escape rooms, reading, and spending time with my two yellow labs, Ollie and Loki!

I truly believe in the Goddard School’s goal of making learning both fun and safe. I am excited to be a part of this amazing team!

Ms Jennie

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