Offering The Best Childhood Preparation for Social and Academic Success.

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

Denise, Owner Denise McConachie, M.Ed., Owner - Denise McConachie graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and a Master of Education Degree with certification credentials in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Middle School Education. Denise also has a minor degree in Science with an emphasis in physics. Denise taught Kindergarten for eleven years and has been on staff as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at Missouri Baptist University since 1997. Denise is an asset to The Goddard St. Charles because she has 27 years of experience in Education and Early Learning as well as up to date information in the field Early Childhood as a university professor. Denise is also a proud mother of two children who attended The Goddard School when they were younger. Please feel free to stop by and visit Denise. She is always available for any questions, comments, and thoughts!

Denise

Tina, Director Tina Pham is the Director of Operations. Tina has been with The Goddard School since September 2014. Tina has an Associates of Arts degree in General Studies from Central Texas College and Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Studies from Lindenwood University.
She enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors.
Watching children learn through play, explore new activities, and flourish at their own rate are a couple of the things Tina loves about early education. Tina is very excited to help continue to coach the staff members and help them become the best educators that they can be.
Tina has three beautiful boys, Kaiden, Karson, and Kolton who all attend Goddard. She also has two dogs, Gunner & Tank. Tina loves spending time with her children and husband by going on walks and to sporting events. Tina also loves to travel and visit different places around the country.
Tina is certified in First Aid/CPR, Safe Sleep, Medication Authorization, and How to Care for Children with Food Allergies.

Tina

Treasa , Director Treasa Ni Thoirneach-NicUaid is the Director of Education. Treasa has been with The Goddard School since November of 2015. She attended Dublin Institute of Technology to obtain her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education. Shortly after graduating, she became an Au Paid and moved to St. Louis fro Ireland.
Treasa has taken part in two skydives as part of a charity fundraiser. Her favorite vacation was when she went to Disneyland Paris with her family in 2007. Treasa speaks Irish and French.
Treasa enjoys working at The Goddard School because it is a rewarding job and she enjoys being a part of their everyday development. She enjoys getting to help children reach their full potential while they have fun at school.
In Treasa’s free time she enjoys watching movies with her husband.
Treasa is certified in Safe Sleep, First Aid/CPR, Medication Authorization Training, and Severe Allergy.

Treasa

Kelsey, Assistant Director Kelsey Winkler is the Admissions and Marketing Coordinator. Kelsey has been with The Goddard School since August of 2014.
Kelsey has taken some classes at UMSL and Southeast Missouri State working towards a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education.
Kelsey’s favorite place she has traveled to is France, she can even speak a little French. Kelsey's favorite place in the United States is to go to Disney World, she has been there over 20 times.
Kelsey enjoys working with children, she especially loves all of the people she has met and watching the children hit their milestones.
Kelsey has a husband and 2 dogs named Nessie and Bristol. In her free time she enjoys going to the movies and cheering for the St. Louis Blues.
Kelsey is certified in CPR/First-Aid, Sleep Safe, Medication Authorization, and Severe Allergy.

Kelsey

Andrea , Lead Teacher Andrea has been with The Goddard School since July 2016.
Andrea loves to travel and her favorite vacation was visiting Ocho Rios, Jamaica in 2012. She loves going to Orange Beach, Alabama and visiting Chicago. She also enjoys weekend getaways to the country to visit family and hiking on her family's land. She loves float trips all year long with family and friends and enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes.
Andrea enjoys working at The Goddard School because she loves teaching children how to be independent and loving to others. They see the world through brand new, beautiful eyes and it amazes her to watch a baby and child figure something out. Watching the wheels turn as they learn how to hold something, feed themselves, walk, and say their first words warms her heart everyday.
In Andrea’s free time she enjoys spending time with her son Tommy. They love playing soccer and swimming together. He has a pet fish named Bingo that he takes very good care of everyday. He loves to help her cook and give puppy kisses to be funny.
Andrea is certified in CPR/First-Aid and Safe Sleep.

Andrea

Olivia, Lead Teacher Olivia has been with the Goddard School since July 2019. Olivia has her CNA and CMA license and is trained in First Aid/CPR and Safe Sleep as well as Medication Authorization Training.
Olivia is looking forward to watching the Starfish children grow up and helping them to hit important milestones. Outside of work Olivia enjoys spending time with her fiancé and her dog, Lily. They enjoy going to the beach together.

Olivia

Maggie, Lead Teacher Maggie has been with The Goddard School since August 2014. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education.
Maggie enjoys traveling to see her extended family. She likes being outside with her children and watching their sporting events.
Maggie enjoys working with children because of how rewarding it is, she feels like she is making a true impact.
In Maggie’s free time she truly enjoys being with her family. She has three children. Elle, Luciano, and Giovanni. She has been married for over 15 years and has the best dog ever named Lulu.
Maggie is certified in CPR/First-Aid and Safe Sleep.

Maggie

Ms Salene , Lead Teacher Salene has been with The Goddard School since September 2018.
Salene’s favorite vacation was going on a cruise where they stopped in the Bahamas. She also loves camping and visiting the beach.
Salene loves working at The Goddard School because she loves to see how children grow, how their minds think outside the box, and learning the quirks of each child as they develop their personalities.
In her free time she enjoys watching movies with her family, knitting, crafting, and hanging out with her cat Amery and her guinea pig Luna.
Salene is trained in first-aid/CPR, Sleep Safe, and behavior development.

Ms Salene

Hannah, Lead Teacher Hannah has worked at The Goddard School since May 2019.
She has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Missouri Baptist University. She is currently going to Lindenwood University for her Master’s in School Counseling.
Hannah enjoys traveling to Tennessee to see her family. She also enjoys being outside at the beach, hiking, hanging out with friends, and relaxing at the pool.
Hannah enjoys working with children because there is never a dull moment. She enjoys watching children find joy in the smallest things and their laugh can make anyone else laugh or smile.
In Hannah’s free time is enjoys hanging out with her dog, Sunny, and her 5 nephews.
Hannah is certified in CPR/First Aid and Safe Sleep.

Hannah

Ms Andrea, Lead Teacher Andy started at The Goddard School in January 2019. She graduated from Lindenwood University in December 2018 with her Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, Public Relations; Corporate Communications.
Andy loves being outdoors. Specifically, she enjoys going to Florida and Colorado each year with her family. On the weekends she enjoys finding new places to hike or hammock with her friends.
Andy’s favorite part of working with children is that even on the worst days they give her a reason to smile. In Andy’s personal life she loves spending time with her nephew and her sisters.
Andy is certified in First aid/CPR and Sleep Safe.

Ms Andrea

April, Lead Teacher April has been with The Goddard School since May 2019 but previously worked at another Goddard location in Indiana for 5 years.
April earned her CDA in 2010 from Child Care Answers. She is currently enrolled in Ashworth College to receive her CDA again.
April has traveled to Florida a lot throughout her life. Her favorite vacation was her honeymoon where she went to Florida. They went to Disney, Universal, SeaWorld then Daytona Beach. April enjoys riding her bicycle around outside.
April enjoys being a teacher at The Goddard School because she loves watching the children grow and absorb new content.
In April’s free time she loves hanging out with her husband and daughter playing video games or going to the movies.
April is certified in CPR/First-Aid and Safe Sleep.

April

Sam, Lead Teacher Sam has been with the Goddard School since July 2019.
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art from Truman State University. Sam loves to contribute to children’s education through fun and games, and she finds it very rewarding to work with children. Sam is a hard worker and always strives to exceed the goals she has for herself. In her spare time Sam enjoys hiking and creating new artwork. Sam is certified in Safe Sleep, Health and Safety, and Social and Emotional needs of children.

Sam

Shelby , Lead Teacher Shelby has been with The Goddard School since May of 2018. She graduated from St. Charles Community College with a General Studies Associate Degree and is currently taking online classes at Southeast Missouri State University to finish a Bachelor's Degree in General Studies.
Shelby loves traveling. Her favorite spots are Colorado and Tennessee. She also enjoys hiking and spending time at the pool and gym.
Shelby’s dream job is working with children. Knowing that this job is helping children reach their full potential and making them happy throughout the day brings a smile to her face.
Shelby has a son named Jayden who is 5. Jayden is the light of Shelby’s life and being his mom is her greatest blessing.
Shelby is certified in First-Aid/CPR and Sleep Safe certified.

Shelby

Lauren, Lead Teacher Lauren started at The Goddard School in September 2018.

Lauren has her Associates degree from St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley.

Lauren enjoys being outside and going to the beach. She also enjoys going to her in laws cabin

While Lauren enjoys working with children all the time, her favorite part is when she is able to see that light bulb go off when they figure something out.

Lauren enjoys camping and being together with her boyfriend, stepson Lane and three dogs Max, Bo and Sterling.

Lauren is certified in First Aid/CPR and Sleep Safe.

Lauren

LeaAnne, Lead Teacher LeaAnne has been with The Goddard School since April 2018. She attended Missouri State University and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a specialty in Special Education.
LeaAnne’s favorite place that she has traveled to is London, England. She also enjoys camping and going to the shooting range.
LeaAnne enjoys working with children because not only does she get to have an impact on them, but they also have a huge impact on her. She gets to not only teach them academically but also is able to have a hand in shaping them into the adults they will become. They remind her daily to love unconditionally, never give up and to never be afraid to learn something new. She considers herself very lucky to be a teacher at The Goddard School.
In LeaAnne’s free time she enjoys hanging out with her 3 children, Kristien, Lauren, and Nathan and having game nights.

LeaAnne

Jeanette, Lead Teacher Jeanette has been with the Goddard School since August of 2019. Jeanette has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Jeanette held an internship in Sydney, Australia with a youth group from January 2016 – March 2016.
Jeanette loves to learn, so being in a position where she can share that love with children brings her joy. She loves to help children build their foundation of learning for the future.
Outside of work Jeanette enjoys being artistic. Photography and painting are her favorite hobbies. She also loves the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jeanette is certified in Safe Sleep, First Aid/CPR, and Social and Emotional Health.

Jeanette

Christine , Lead Teacher Chris has been with The Goddard School since November 2018. She has her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Missouri St. Louis.
Christine loves the outdoors. Specifically she really enjoys going on cruises and hanging out at the beach.
Christine loves working with children because of how curious they are, she feels this makes teaching fun!
In her free time she enjoys traveling and hanging out with her 3 children and their dogs.
Chris is certified in First Aid/CPR and Safe Sleep.

Christine

Ms Tammy, Resource Tammy has been with The Goddard School since September 2016.
Tammy has obtained her Associate degree and attended Missouri College Technical School.
Tammy loves to travel. She has been on 3 Hawaiann cruises and an Alaskan cruise, 3 mission trips to Queretaro, Mexico, and various states around the US. Tammy enjoys hunting, fishing, needle point, cooking, gardening, painting, baking/cake decorating, and going to the beach.
Tammy truly enjoys her time at The Goddard School because she loves to watch children grow and learn. Her favorite milestones to watch to complete are beginning to talk, potty train, and language improvements. In Tammy’s family she has one daughter who is 19 years old, 2 birds and a husband who she has been married to for 34 years. Her family loves being together traveling and trying new places to eat. Tammy has also been a Sunday school teacher for over 20 years.
Tammy is certified in First-aid/CPR, ServeSafe, and Sleep Safe.

Ms Tammy

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