About Lauren Starnes

About Dr. Lauren Starnes

Dr. Lauren Starnes is senior vice president and chief academic officer at Goddard Systems. She is responsible for leading the development of The Goddard School’s proprietary education program, driving research-based innovation and implementing new accreditation standards across the franchise system.

Previously, Dr. Starnes served as vice president of early childhood education at Primrose Schools Franchising Company, where she oversaw the continued evaluation, development and implementation of Primrose’s early childhood curriculum and research models.

She has more than 20 years of experience in education, including curriculum development, evaluation and implementation, as well as teaching and consulting in the fields of preschool, special needs and elementary education.

A widely published author and lecturer, Dr. Starnes holds a doctorate in educational leadership, as well as a master’s degree and doctorate in child development.

Coming Soon

Our next webinar is scheduled for November 15, and will be about teaching children gratitude — just in time for the winter holidays!

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