Meet Our Goddard Family

Our expertly trained and experienced teachers and staff blend the highest standards in early childhood education and development with nurturing care to help your child have fun while growing physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.

Careers

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. 

  •  Spencer

    Spencer

    Owner
    Spencer graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Social-Studies/History from the University of Central Arkansas and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Arkansas State University. Prior to owning The Goddard School, he worked as a teacher and football coach at several Arkansas high schools. Spencer is passionate about the development of young people and their education. Mr. Spencer and his wife Michelle have 3 daughters, Lauren, Caroline, and Elly.
  •  Mollie

    Mollie

    Co-Director
    Ms. Mollie graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree and teacher licensure in Child Development. She has worked in childcare for over 10 years and has an extreme passion for their learning! Ms. Mollie enjoys spending time with her family, being outside, and watching baseball! She loves being a part of the Goddard Family!
  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Jenny grew up in Springdale, and she is currently taking classes towards finishing her bachelors degree. After that, she hopes to pursue her masters of social work. She came to Goddard with 3 years of childcare experience, and is very passionate about education and development. Outside of work, Ms. Jenny enjoys taking care of her plants, drinking coffee, and going on outdoor adventures.
  •  Tonja

    Tonja

    Co-Director
    Ms. Tonja comes to the Goddard School of Rogers with 26 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. She was a director for ten of those years assisting teachers in their classrooms with children whose ages ranged from 6 weeks to 5 years. She has also been a lead teacher in a Pre-K classroom for 16 years and has over 500 hours of professional development training.Ms. Tonja loves spending time outdoors, especially in the spring
  •  Edith

    Edith

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Edith was born and raised in the Rocky Mountain State where she graduated high school in 2018. It was in that year she led an after school Drama club for kindergarten students and discovered a passion for working with younger children. She later pursued higher education at Loyola University in New Orleans and is now currently attending Northwest Arkansas Community College. She is happy to form part of The Goddard School community where she can form part in the growth and development of such amazing kids who in turn also teach her so much.
  •  Heather

    Heather

    Assistant Teacher
    Ms. Heather has lived is native to NWA. She graduated from Rogers Heritage High school in 2012 and has taught in childcare for 6 years. She has taught ages 18 mo. through 4 years. She’s always been inspired to be a teacher because she loves helping people and teaching others. She is hopeful to continue working towards her CDA one day in the future. On her free time, Heather enjoys read and spend time with her family.
  •  Jennafer

    Jennafer

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Jenna is originally from the east coast but has been living in NWA for the past two years. She has over 10 years of experience in early childhood education and teaching is her passion! She has a two year old son and during her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.
  •  Amanda

    Amanda

    Lead Teacher
    Mrs. Amanda has over 11 years total in Early Childhood Education experience, ranging from being a substitute, to having her own in home childcare, and then teaching in a classroom for the last 7 years. She has taught all ages from infants to preschoolers. She also volunteers in the infant room at her church. She was born in Parsons, Kansas but has lived most of her life in Arkansas. She is married and has 4 children, 3 daughters and a son. She loves to watch movies, play video games and spend time at the creek with her family.
  •  Janis

    Janis

    Assistant Teacher
    Mrs. Janis was born and raised in Arkansas. After attending a small junior college, she came to the University of Arkansas and graduated with an Elementary Education degree. She has since worked in private daycares and stayed in Early Childhood for over 30 years. Her and her husband have been married for 39 years and share a son. In her spare time she loves to read and go to flea markets. She hopes to continue working in childcare for as long as possible.
  •  Jessica

    Jessica

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Jessica was born and raised in Rogers, AR. She has always loved being around children and has a three years of experience working in childcare. She graduated from Rogers High School, where she met her high school sweet heart. Together they have a three year old daughter and in their free time enjoy going to the park, swimming, and reading books!
  •  Ariyana

    Ariyana

    Floater
    Ms. Ariyana has 2 years of childcare experience and is currently taking college classes at Northwest Arkansas Community College. Originally from Waco, Texas, Ariyana graduated from Bentonville West High School 2019. Her passion is nurturing and helping others. In her free time, Ariyana enjoys working out and being with friends and family.
  •  Jennifer

    Jennifer

    Floater
    Ms. Jenny was born and raised in Rogers, Arkansas. She graduated from Rogers Heritage High School in 2018. Goddard is the first preschool she has worked in and is excited to see what comes her way. Ms. Jenny enjoys going to work to see children smile and learn. During her free time, she likes spending time with friends and family. Ms. Jenny hopes to make an impact and loves being apart of the Goddard family!
  •  Crissi

    Crissi

    Lead Teacher
    Ms. Crissi comes to us from Booneville, Arkansas. She attended ASU studying Early Childhood Development. She has over 10 years experience working with special needs children, ages 6 weeks to 6 years. She moved to NWA three years ago. In her off time she enjoys spending time with her husband, her frenchy Sebastian, and her kids & four amazing grandchildren.
  •  Katherine

    Katherine

    Teacher
    Mrs. Kat was born and raised in Bentonville, Arkansas. She graduated with a theater degree from University of Central Arkansas and has now been working in childcare for over 11 years. Mrs. Kat enjoys spending time with her wife and 2 children. Her favorite hobby is diamond painting!
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