Our Teachers

Our teachers blend the highest education standards with nurturing care to help foster well-rounded child development.


If you want to help shape the hearts and minds of young children in a fun, nurturing environment, we’d love to have you work with us! We’re always looking for great teachers to join our family.

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Warm, Nurturing & Highly Trusted

Learning happens best in a warm and nurturing environment, which is why our teachers take the time to make sure your little one feels safe and cared for every day to help them develop a lifelong love of learning. 

Expertise & Skills

Our caring teachers are highly experienced in the best methods to support your child with teachable moments of exploration, discovery and learning each and every day. 

  •  Layne


    Ms. Layne graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Education and Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Arkansas. Prior to owning The Goddard School, she was the Director of Rehabilitation and a Speech-Language Pathologist for a skilled nursing facility in Central Arkansas. She and her husband, Casey, are the proud parents of their son, Cooper. Layne is passionate about early childhood education and the development of young people. She is excited to create a unique, premier, and meaningful preschool experience for the Conway community. In her spare time, you will likely find her spending time with family, going to the lake, watching her race horses, or “Calling the Hogs!” at Razorback games.
  •  Cara


    Ms. Cara graduated with an Associate of Arts in Education and Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from UCA. Her love for education goes back to being a little girl running around the school with her dad who was the elementary school P.E. teacher in her hometown. Cara has a passion for creating an environment where kids can thrive and truly enjoy coming to school. She is excited to carry out The Goddard School experience and ensure our students are receiving the best early education and care. Cara has two children, Barrett and Sutton, and a black lab, Hank. In her free time, she enjoys watching all sports, spending time with her kids, and reading a good book!
  •  Olivia


    Assistant Director
    Ms. Olivia graduated from UCA with a Bachelors Degree in Health Service Administration and worked as a site supervisor in childcare while attending college. Olivia is so excited to provide premier childcare and early education at The Goddard School and to help children excel socially, physically, and academically!
  •  Donna


    Pre-K Lead Teacher
    Ms. Donna has a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education (K-6) and has taught Pre-School, Special Education, 2nd Grade, and English to Spanish. She was born in Chicago, IL and has two dogs, Mia and Dioji as well as two grown sons and three grandchildren!
  •  Haley


    Lead Pre-School 2 Teacher
    Ms. Haley has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and has a passion for kids. She is so excited and honored to get to be a part of the learning and fun at The Goddard School Conway. Haley's favorite things are animals, music, Disney cartoons, Winnie the Pooh, and pastel colors!
  •  Meredith


    Lead Pre-School 1 Teacher
    Ms. Meredith is a University of Central Arkansas graduate with a Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences. She has grown up in Central Arkansas and can't see herself anywhere else. She is the oldest of 3 and has a huge love for kids!
  •  Abby


    Pre-School 1 Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Abbigail (Abby) is currently in college at UALR majoring in History to become a 7th-12th grade History teacher. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, hiking, listening to music, and going on road trips.
  •  Natalie


    Lead Bridge Teacher
    Ms. Natalie has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Miami. She is a die-hard Philidelphia Eagles fan and loves helping others. She loves to explore new places, singing, and playing piano.
  •  Alexandra


    Assistant Bridge Teacher
    Ms. Alex is from Portland, Oregan and came to Goddard Conway after working at The Goddard School in Little Rock! She has traveled around the United States several times, plays guitar and bass, and enjoys camping and hiking. Fun fact, Ms. Alex went to The Goddard School as a child!
  •  Taylor


    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Taylor is a graduate of UCA with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and has several years experience as a Preschool and Substitute teacher. She is so excited to be a lead teacher at The Goddard School! She is a mother of two adventurous daughters and has a very funny husband named Zach. She likes to be outside with their two dogs, Frank and Eugene!
  •  Maggie


    Assistant Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Maggie originally went to school for Interior Design then decided to switch to cosmetology, graduating from Paul Mitchel in 2023. She is currently getting her Child Development Associates (CDA). She is originally from South Arkansas and moved to Conway in 2010! She is a cat mom to 3 fur babies and a HUGE "Swiftie"! She loves to travel and cheer on the Houston Rockets.
  •  Emma


    Assistant Young Toddler Teacher
    Ms. Emma went to Lakeside High School and The Salon Professional Academy. She then switched to childcare and hasn't looked back since! She is originally from Hot Springs, Arkansas and moved to Conway several years ago to be closer to family. She is engaged and currently planning a wedding! She and her fiance have 2 dogs and love doing anything outdoors.
  •  Sherry


    Lead First Steps Teacher
    Ms. Sherry graduated from Arkansas Tech with a Bachelors in Rehab Science and Bachelors in Criminal Justice. She is a Central Arkansas native and loves to be around any and all local music. She and husband have one son, Augustine, who attends The Goddard School, and 2 cats, Binx and Baby Beans! She is super crafty and loves to create.
  •  Charisse


    Assistant First Steps Teacher
    Ms. Charisse has a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and went on to complete her Teaching Certificate in 2012. She is originally from the Philippines and moved to the US to be with her husband who is from Memphis. They moved to Conway in 2023 and LOVE it here! They have one daughter, Charley, who attends The Goddard School and one dog named Piper.
  •  Adrian


    Infant Lead Teacher
    Ms. Adrian "Jetta" is a graduate of Morrilton High School with two years of college from UACCM. She is a very open person and likes to spoil her babies like they are her own! She is married and has a 10 year old son. Jetta grew up around kids her entire life and has worked with adults and children with disabilities. She loves to travel, play sports, sing, dance, and be goofy!
  •  Karla


    Resource Teacher
    Ms. Karla is a graduate of Dardanelle High School and majored in Communications and Broadcast Journalism at University of Arkansas, Arkansas Tech, and Westark Community College. She is an Arizona born, Arkansas raised wife, mother, and grandmother. Her career experience is primarily professional photography. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and exploring the backroads of our country. She spends as much time with family as she can, especially with her 3 grands!
  •  CC


    Resource Teacher
    Ms. CC has a Bachelor's Degree is Elementary Education and has been married to her husband, John, for 14 years. She has a BIG family.. 6 kids to be exact! She loves being a mom, having "Family Sundays", and being outdoors enjoying the sunshine!
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