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. 

  •  Kim & Aaron

    Kim & Aaron

    Owners
    Hello, my name is Kim and my husband Aaron and I are the proud owners of The Goddard School in Springdale, AR. I graduated with a Bachelors in Elementary Education from Williams Baptist College. Later, I received a Masters in Elementary Education from Arkansas State University. I have spent the last twenty-five years teaching in public schools. I have always had a heart for children, so I decided opening a premier preschool experience would be perfect for my family and me. Although Aaron and I are a husband-and-wife team, I will be the on-site owner with Aaron as a supporting role in our school. Aaron served four years in the U.S. Air Force before attending Arkansas State University on a golf scholarship. He has spent the last twenty years in the insurance industry. We have two daughters, Bailey, Keylee, and a son-in-law Nick. I love running, spending time with family, and watching the Hogs. I am so excited for the opportunity to serve my community through childcare.
  •  Lauren

    Lauren

    Director of Operations
    Mrs. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southern Arkansas University. Lauren comes to The Goddard School with over 8 years of experience in childcare and education, starting as an elementary teacher in the Arkansas Public School system before transitioning into a preschool administration role. As a former kindergarten teacher, Lauren developed a passion for understanding how children learn at an early age and how to prepare them for success in their early years of school. She aims to create a positive environment where children are free to safely engage with their surroundings, investigate their curiosities, build friendships, and feel loved everyday. Lauren and her husband of 16 years, Seth, have two children, Brycen and Harrison. In her free time, she enjoys baking, shopping, being outdoors, and spending time with friends.
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