Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Robin, Director Ms. Robin is our Education Director. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology. She is currently enrolled at UNCW working on her Master's degree in Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy. Ms. Robin has been a Preschool Director since 1998 and is a Level 3 Director in North Carolina. She is a qualified Child Development Associate (CDA) program instructor, ITS-SIDS Instructor, and a North Carolina approved trainer for childcare workers. Ms. Robin loves working at a high quality preschool and in an environment where learning begins. Originally from New York, she moved to Raleigh with her family in 2008.

Robin

Nessy, Assistant Director Ms. Nessy is our Assistant Director. She has an Associate's degree in Paraprofessional Educational Studies, a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and a Master's degree in Professional Studies/Psychology from Hodges University. She has also earned the North Carolina Level 3 Early Childhood Administration Credential. Ms. Nessy has worked with preschool children since 2001. She is a mother of one and advocates for all children.

Nessy

Tekilla, Lead Teacher Ms. Tekilla earned her Bachelor's Degree in Family Consumer Science and Child Development from North Carolina Central University. She has taught young children since 2000 and especially loves working with infants. She is a native of North Carolina from Holly Springs. In her spare time, Ms. Tekilla loves to read.

Tekilla

Annabel, Lead Teacher Ms. Annabel earned her Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education from Kingsborough Community College. She has worked with children since 2012. Ms. Annabel loves fashion and traveling. She loves working with children because they are special and unique.

Annabel

Laticha, Lead Teacher Ms. Laticha earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is currently pursuing her Master's degree in counseling from Grand Canyon University. She has been teaching young children since 2007 and loves to watch them grow and learn in her class.

Laticha

Pamela, Lead Teacher Ms. Pam earned her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Marywood University in Scranton, PA and her Master's degree in Classroom Technology from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She has experience working with children since 2001. Ms. Pam loves teaching children and seeing them develop physically, cognitively, emotionally and socially. Originally from Pennsylvania, she moved to Raleigh with her husband, son, and two dogs. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel and spend time with family.

Pamela

Tonia, Lead Teacher Ms. Tonia earned her Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication with a minor in Education, and her Master's degree in Education. She has over 20 years of experience teaching children and loves to be with young children.

Tonia

Sharita, Lead Teacher Ms. Sharita earned her Associate’s Degree, Diploma, and Credential in Early Care and Education from Central Carolina Technical College. She has also earned credentials in school-age care. She has been working with young children since 2010, starting her career at Shaw Air Force Base Child Development Center and Crosswell Early Head Start Program in South Carolina. She moved to Raleigh in 2016. She has a little boy who graduated from Goddard and loves being in Raleigh. Ms. Sharita enjoys every minute of teaching children and is very happy to be a part of the Goddard School family.

Sharita

Tina, Lead Teacher Ms. Tina earned her Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education from Wake Technical Community College. She has been working with children since 2009. Ms. Tina was born in Dallas, Texas and was raised here in North Carolina. She enjoys reading, skating, baking, doing puzzles and spending time with her son.

Tina

Iesha, Lead Teacher Ms. Iesha has a Bachelor's degree in Public Health from North Carolina Central University and is currently working on her Master's degree. She has worked with children since 2006 and loves teaching young children. At home, Ms. Iesha enjoys trying new and exotic foods for dinner every night.

Iesha

Victoria, Lead Teacher Ms. Vikki has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater Education (K-12) from East Carolina University. She has worked with children since 2010. She loves working with children to help them learn and discover new things.

Victoria

Cynthia, Lead Teacher Ms. Cyndi earned her Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education from Durham Technical Community College. She has worked in the Early Childhood field for over 15 years. She has also been a Girl Scout leader for over 12 years. Ms. Cyndi is a native of North Carolina, growing up in the Wake Forest area. In her spare time she enjoys camping, photography, traveling, doing puzzles and playing games.

Cynthia

Tracy, Lead Teacher Ms. Tracy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development from Georgia Southern University and a Master's degree specializing in children ages Birth to Kindergarten from Appalachian State University. She has taught children since 2009 and has experience working with children of all ages in a preschool setting. In her free time, Ms. Tracy enjoys reading, writing, cooking and spending time with friends.

Tracy

Beth, Lead Teacher Ms. Beth has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She has been teaching children since 2005. After moving to North Carolina in 2005 from Michigan, she and her husband now live in Raleigh with their three teenage children. She likes to go camping, travel to Asheville, and visit family in Michigan during the summertime.

Beth

Denise, Lead Teacher Ms. Denise has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Coker College in Hartsville, SC and a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Florence-Darlington Technical College in Florence, SC. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in Myrtle Beach, SC. She has taught young children since 2005 and is very excited to be a member of the Goddard School faculty.

Denise

Amanda, Assistant Teacher Ms. Amanda has her NC Early Childhood Credentials from Coastal Carolina Community College. She has been working with children since 2014 and joined The Goddard School in 2017. She enjoys working with the professional faculty at Goddard and intends to advance her own education in this field.

Amanda

Blanca-Estela, Assistant Teacher Ms. Estela has been working with children for 4 years and is currently pursuing her Child Development Associate certification. She is originally from Mexico and loves calling Raleigh her home. Ms. Estela is passionate about teaching because she loves to see the children grow and reach their goals! She enjoys spending her free time with her family and going to the beach.

Blanca-Estela

Jackie, Assistant Teacher Ms. Jackie has earned her Early Childhood Credentials and has taken several additional courses in Early Childhood Education from Wake Technical Community College. She has taught children from infants to five years of age since 2006. Ms. Jackie loves to teach children and finds her job to be a rewarding experience.

Jackie

Leiah, Assistant Teacher Leiah Tamaki is an undergraduate student at NC State University in their Elementary Education program. She began working with children in 2014 and started her journey with The Goddard School April 2019. She loves seeing the children's smiling faces as they learn new things and explore the world around them.

Leiah

Lori, Resource Ms. Lori has an Associate's degree in Business Administration and is currently attending Wake Technical Community College to receive her Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education. Lori is originally from Long Island, NY and now lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending time with family, hiking, cooking and traveling.

Lori

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